R&D Lab Technician

Etobicoke, ON

Mitrex, an Integrated solar and construction solution provider, is looking for an electro-mechanical lab technician to build prototypes of our building integrated Photovoltaic cladding panels. This is an excellent opportunity for the right person. We are an equal opportunity employer with great company culture.

At Mitrex, we develop and manufacture solar construction materials for buildings and large structures (Mitrex.com). As the world's first manufacturer to develop customizable solar solutions, we are revolutionizing the construction industry, while helping to move the world toward clean, sustainable energy production.    

We are an equal opportunity employer with great company culture. The successful candidate will join our R&D team in Etobicoke.



  • Must have an engineering or technologist background and knowledge of photovoltaics.
  • Must have experience building things with their hands
  • Must be able to use a wide assortment of tools to build prototypes
  • Must have at least 1 year experience working in a lab environment.
  • Must be able to read plans and designs to be able to create
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently
  • Must be able to document processes and procedures for future reference



  • Building prototype products
  • Testing machine setup and operation
  • Documentation and organization of test results
  • General lab work



  • Salary of $55,000+/year depending on experience, plus an annual bonus based on performance
  • Extended medical and health coverage (including vision, dental, and life)
  • Wellness program including free healthy foods, medicinal provisions, and discounted gym and fitness class memberships
  • Competitive RRSP Matching for tenured employees
  • Free charging and reserved parking for electric vehicles
  • Collaborative and diverse culture, open concept modern office space
  • Unlimited room for advancement and growth
  • Backed by 20 years of experience through our parent company, GCAT Group
  • Full-time and permanent position


COVID-19 considerations
We have implemented extensive measures for Covid-19 workplace safety procedures including physical distancing, masks, increased cleaning/sanitizing frequency, glass partitions between desks, etc.


AODA Considerations

Mitrex Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.



We are an equal opportunity employer that welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds. Candidates who are legally entitled to work in Canada (without employer sponsorship) and can commute to the office every day are welcome to apply.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in our company. However, due to the number of applications we receive, only qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls (except for accommodation requests) or unsolicited agency calls, please.


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