Lab Technician
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Find Your Spot at Humber
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We take finding and growing the right talent very seriously. We strive to find and nurture extraordinary employees who bring their best each day.

If you are interested in working in higher education and are looking to contribute to the largest polytechnic College in Ontario, as we shape the future of our students and communities, here is your opportunity to join our team.

Job Details

Position Title: Lab Technician
Status: Regular Part-Time
Hours: 24 hours per week
Faculty/Department: Research and Innovation
Campus/Location: North Campus
Hourly Rate: $41.82

Humber College is leading the way towards the development of Canada’s first Broadcast-Broadband Convergence B2C Lab to explore multisectoral industrial data delivery applications enabled by the new Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) 3.0 television broadcast standard. The ATSC 3.0 standard runs on an IP backbone and shares a common base clock (384kHz) with 5G networks so it can be easily integrated to improve broadcast mobility and allow convergence use-cases with 5G delivery depending on protocol stack signaling. Humber’s industry-focused applied research will include over the air broadcast-datacast applications in television interactivity and non-television datacasting converged with global data delivery standards providing seamless integration with fixed and mobile devices across any content environment.

What you will do:
Reporting to the B2C Lab Applied Research Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the B2C lab infrastructure including installing and configuring lab equipment and ensuring the safe operation of the equipment by researchers and research assistants working in the lab.

What you bring to the role:


  • A 3-year diploma in Electrical or Computer Science Engineering and will have a membership in a sector-related associate (i.e., Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) would be an asset.

Three (3) years experience in the following:

  • Experience in an industrial or a research lab environment.
  • Experience working with internet protocol applications
  • Experience in audio, visual, data compression for IP networks including MPEG DASH.
  • Experience with IT cloud-based network architectures, software coding including, HTML 5, CSS and JavaScript and knowledge of audio/video CODECs.
  • Knowledge of mobile networks and cellular technology

What’s In it for you?

  • An opportunity to have an impact with a post-secondary institution, poised to do great things.
  • Diverse, hard-working, committed team of people who care about each other.
  • Tools and technology that will allow you to succeed at your job.
  • Work /Life balance with extended health and dental benefits, and above-average days off due to College closure schedules
  • Amazing perks
  • Highly supportive work culture

At Humber College we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it! Experience comes in many forms, skills are transferable, and a progressive mindset goes a long way at Humber. If your experience is close to what we’re looking for, consider applying and tell us why you are a great candidate for this job. Find your Spot at Humber!

We thank you for your interest in working with Humber College. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Consideration for Support Staff and Academic positions will be given to internal employees in accordance with the respective Collective Agreements.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Humber College is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our city. We actively seek Indigenous Peoples and individuals from equity-deserving groups with demonstrated skills and knowledge to deal with all aspects of equity, diversity and inclusion in a post-secondary environment.


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Hours Per Week: 24
Position Type: Regular Part-Time Support
Work Locations: North Campus 205 Humber College Blvd. Etobicoke M9W 5L7
Job Family: Social Innovation
Deadline to Apply: December 1, 2021
Job Posting: 11/17/21