Robotics Technician

Promise Robotics

Promise Robotics

Edmonton, AB, Canada
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2023

Promise Robotics is a rapidly growing venture-backed technology startup with a mission to help build industry to harness automation toward producing more affordable and sustainable buildings. Our world-class team combines AI, Industrialized Robotics, and construction under one roof to develop the most advanced robotic products for the construction of highly efficient and sustainable buildings.

We’re looking for a highly talented and motivated Robotics Technician to join our team and contribute to developing cutting-edge solutions for our core robotic manufacturing technologies.

You might be a good fit if you:

  • Have a passion for leading industry-changing solutions with significant social, economic, and environmental impact
  • Desire to play a founding role and reap the benefits as part of a growth-stage startup with significant upside
  • Enjoy building not only the technology but also high-performing teams and companies
  • Are committed to continuous learning at the intersection of several industries

What You’ll Do:

  • Setup and execute controlled prototype equipment tests; identify, catalogue and report findings to Hardware & Software teams
  • Develop, evaluate and improve robotic manufacturing systems and processes by working closely with a diverse technical team of software developers, designers, and engineers
  • Maintain and promote a safe and professional environment with a high level of safety awareness and compliance
  • Identify individual components (both manufactured and purchased) and use them to create sub-assemblies for work cells, stations and other automated equipment
  • Assemble, fit, align, plumb, wire, drill & anchor, and integrate workstations or systems that may include pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical sensing components, conveyor and feeder systems
  • Rig and safely handle large equipment at our state-of-art robotic facility and also on-site at customer facilities
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, service, and perform required repairs to automation equipment
  • Operate forklifts, scissor lifts, genie booms, and overhead cranes.
  • Participate in mechanical design reviews

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • College diploma or University Degree (Robotics, Industrial Automation, Mechanical or Mechatronics)
  • Experience with industrial robot programming, PLCs, and industrial safety systems
  • Proficiency in mechanical assembly and/or wiring of machine components
  • Willingness to participate in a variety of technical areas in both hardware and software as needed to solve complex problems and achieve business impact
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, communication and organization skills
  • A positive “can-do” attitude and motivation to solve complex challenges
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office experience with intermediate skills in Excel and PowerPoint
  • The ability to be on your feet for the majority of the working day
  • The ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • The ability to travel internationally
  • (Preferred) 3+ years of industry experience in leading, supervising or managing complex industrial robotics and system integration projects
  • (Preferred) Experience integrating KUKA robotics is a great asset
  • (Preferred) Experience with industrial low-voltage electrical systems


  • Competitive salary: we believe in data-driven, equitable compensation decisions. We recently completed a compensation review and implemented salary bands that enable us to pay mid to above-average Canadian salaries across various industries.
  • Stock options: everyone has a stake in our company.
  • Holistic benefits: we have a comprehensive benefits package that includes paramedical, dental, vision, and drug coverage for you and your dependents, as well as a health care spending account. These benefits start right from Day 1.
  • Flexible work hours: We care more about our progress versus how much time you’re at your desk.
  • Flexible personal days and vacation policies: we care deeply about the well-being of our team.
  • IT/Home office allowance: all new team members can expense up to $1,000 CAD to improve their home office.
  • Open, collaborative, and supportive culture: you will be part of an incredibly high-performing and collaborative team changing the future of an industry!
  • Relocation assistance package (if required)


Application requirements – please submit all in one document:

  • Resume with your education, relevant experiences, skills, merits, awards (max. 2 pages)

Promise Robotics is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, and gender identity.