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R&d / Product Tester at Fifth Light Technology
Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Salary range: $$$
Number of Reviews: 3
Popularity on RateMyCoopJob: 960 clicks
Job Description: Working closely with R&D team on production development/testing and with the Field Operations team with product deployment. - Conduct pilot testing of ballasts, sensors and other electrical lighting products - Help integrate a large variety of software and remote control functions from different suppliers in a reliable efficient manner - Testing and diagnostics - Test/analyzing electronic circuits - Hands on experience with electronic components - Field testing new products - Inventory control of all electronic components - Hand assembling new product/demos
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"Tedious tasks, no opportunities to learn. Most of the time there is nothing to do so you end up sweeping floors and searching for things in the warehouse for co-workers. When you are given a task, it will either be repetitively editing floor plans, repetitively assembling hundreds of mini computers, and repetitively testing pre-written scripts (worst thing you'll ever do). The students work in the back of the office in a filthy area that the janitor never visits. Better off not being employed."

about 3 years ago

$$$
Based on $680/week
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"Zero supervision, you don't do anything important, no chance to learn at all, you're just driving around fetching things for other co-workers, doing lifting or cleaning up the lab. Students did not even have access to computers or a place to put their bags. Terrible place for co-op, wage was significantly lower than what was discussed in interviews. Just stay away from this place, you'd be better off at home or school learning something else."

almost 5 years ago

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Based on $550/week
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"Very menial tasks, poor supervision, no room for independence, minimal and narrow learning opportunities. Only good thing is access to plenty of electrical equipment and components."

about 5 years ago

$$$
Based on $711/week