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About Us:

Quester Tangent has been at the forefront of train technology for over 30 years. Located on Canada’s scenic Pacific Coast, we cover the full lifecycle of train electronics, from design, production, to support. Our technology enhances public transit across North America and Asia, improving efficiency, safety, and comfort. Join us in making a significant impact on the world’s transit systems.

Your Role:

At Quester Tangent, we are committed to excellence and innovation in engineering. As a Project Engineer within our Engineering Services Group, you will be responsible for the technical planning and execution of our contracts. Working in partnership with a Project Manager, you will assume leadership for all technical aspects of a project, including effort estimation, task assignment, process tracking, documentation consumption and creation, requirements management, leading client technical discussions, presenting at design reviews, and tracking and reporting. Furthermore, as the technical project lead, you will represent the company in meetings with customers, suppliers, and stakeholders, focusing on design details and project integration tactics. The successful candidate, equipped with extensive training and experience, will be entrusted with responsibilities that match your expertise, and for those at an intermediate level, we offer dedicated mentorship and development opportunities to fully prepare you for your role.

How you will spend your time:

  • Ensure the successful completion of engineering product development and delivery projects.
  • Manage project schedules, budgets, and scopes.
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate the technical aspects of projects.
  • Develop, specify, and monitor Engineering Work Orders.
  • Coordinate, prepare, review, and approve engineering deliverables, such as technical publications, documentation, drawings, testing, and requirements management.
  • Ensure effective internal and client communications, focusing on maintaining strong working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Oversee project plans by reviewing design specifications, plans, schedule changes, and recommending actions.
  • Maintain project schedules by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, and resolving issues.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Software, or Computer Engineering or equivalent.
  • PMP certification or other project management training is preferred.
  • Ability to work with technical teams to create innovative, yet maintainable solutions.
  • Effective strategic communication skills and the ability to intake and summarize complex technical information.
  • Strong, organized self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Comfortable working in a team environment and with minimal supervision.
  • The ability to travel is a requirement of this position as individuals must hold a valid passport and authorization to travel to our customer’s locations (primarily within Canada and the United States).​

Experiences that will help you thrive:

  • Experience with managing technical projects and supervising multi-disciplinary technical teams.
  • Project-based technical management and/or team lead experience, particularly in high-tech software and/or electronics fields.
  • PMP certification or other project management training.
  • Experience with team building and change management methods.
  • Experience with the implementation or definition of cybersecurity strategies, as well as other networking or Information Technology.

Why Join Quester Tangent?

  • Expertise and Innovation: Dive into a world where your ideas can shape the future. At Quester Tangent, we’re a community of dreamers and doers. Here, innovation isn’t just welcomed, it’s celebrated. Embrace the thrill of challenge and let your passion for discovery lead the way in our journey to redefine transit operations.
  • Impactful Work: Your work matters here. Every project you touch improves the fabric of communities across the globe, making public transportation smoother and more sustainable. It’s more than just a job, it’s how you will make a tangible difference in people’s lives, contributing to a future where everyone moves easier, breathes cleaner air, and lives better.
  • Career Growth: Your growth fuels our innovation. That’s why we’re deeply invested in your personal and professional development. From mentorship to education support, every opportunity is designed to help you thrive. With us, your next career milestone is within reach, supported by a culture that cheers your every step.
  • Work-Life Balance: We value the importance of balance in our employees’ lives, and we are committed to providing a work environment that supports work-life balance, operating within standard work hours.
  • Inclusive Environment: At Quester Tangent, every voice matters. We are an equal opportunity employer that values and respects all employees as individuals, regardless of age, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, and gender. Here, we celebrate our differences, knowing they make us stronger. Your achievements and contributions are recognized in heartfelt ways, making sure you always feel appreciated and integral to our shared success.
  • Perks and Benefits: Life at Quester Tangent comes with its rewards. We offer quarterly ‘me days’ to public transit discounts, bicycle racks, and free parking. Our monthly company events keep us connected, and our competitive salary and benefits package take care of you and your family.

How to Apply: 

If you’re eager to contribute to the advancement of train technology and make a tangible impact on public transportation, we’d love to hear from you. Send your resume and a cover letter that captures your passion and fit for the role to Human Resources at careers@questertangent.com. Be sure to include the exact job title in the subject line of your email.

Application questions:

  • Do you currently reside on Vancouver Island in the Greater Victoria Region?
  • Can you explain your eligibility to work in Canada on a permanent basis?

Application Deadline:

May 27, 2024 or until filled.

Work Arrangement:


Job Type:

Permanent Full-time

Salary Range:

$87,000.00-$125,000.00 per year, commensurate with experience.

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