Senior Compliance Engineer

Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
Job ID
Technical / Engineering
Permanent Full-Time
Company : Name
Hexagon Autonomy & Positioning


Hexagon's Autonomy & Positioning division, is looking for a Senior Compliance Engineer to join subject matter experts and play an essential role in our high-tech engineering and manufacturing company that is committed to customer service excellence and continuous improvement. You will ensure our products meet stringent reliability, robustness, regulatory, environmental, and safety requirements. You are a highly organized, precise, motivated, confident, and a clear communicator.  Your technical competence will assist and oversee all facets of product development and lifecycle maintenance. You will use your experience with environmental compliance regulations to lead the global environmental processes and to support the A&P Materials SME corporate initiatives. 


The Company: Hexagon is a global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, quality and safety across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, public sector and mobility applications. You’ll be joining over 22,000 people in 50 countries on the leading edge of your field.   


This position is with Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division, a global technology leader, pioneering end-to-end solutions industry leaders rely on for assured positioning and autonomy on land, sea and air. Our work touches every aspect of life, from sustainability on Earth to enabling autonomy. Within the Autonomy & Positioning division your work will contribute to the operation of our brand NovAtel. 


The Location: Hexagon is a global company with locations around the world. This position is based in Calgary, Alberta. Come see why we are recognized as one of Alberta's Top 75 Employers for 2020, 2021, and 2022! 


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As a Senior Compliance Engineer, responsibilities include:

  • Develop product compliance strategies and specifications for products, materials, components, markings, labeling, and testing to meet legal requirements
  • Monitor global regulations especially those related to environmental regulations (e.g., REACH, RoHS, Prop 65, TSCA, PoPs, ODS, etc.)
  • Review and reporting of product level compliance for declarable substances (IPC-1754)
  • Work with other compliance team members and the project teams to effectively and efficiently deliver compliance programs with a lead focus on global environmental requirements
  • Understand product requirements and develop comprehensive test strategies, procedures and plans that ensure product compliance to Safety, EMC/EMI, and Environmental laws
  • Provide EMC/EMI, Safety and Material regulation interpretation and testing expertise
  • Engage with external test laboratories to manage material, substance, and composition evidence
  • Assist in managing global certification processes, wireless regulations, safety certifications and type approvals
  • Build, manage and maintain external lab relationships with technical service providers, laboratories, certification bodies (UL, CSA) and agencies



  • Electrical engineering degree or electronics technology diploma or task related education
  • 5+ years of product compliance understanding for consumer electronics
  • Be skilled in hardware regulatory compliance standards for EMC, Safety, RF/wireless, and Material compliance
  • Knowledge in IMDS, FMDs and EU REACH
  • Excellent communication, teamwork skills and work ethic
  • A positive attitude, high-quality focus and commitment to meet deadlines

Key Success Factors:

  • Excellent communication skills, teamwork skills and work habits

  • A positive can-do attitude

  • Problem solver, self-motivated and enjoy learning

  • Strong attention to details and organizational skills

  • Able to problem solve, reduce roadblocks and adapt to ambiguous needs


  • Knowledge of GPS/GNSS
  • You have worked with regulatory compliance schemes that involve regulatory bodies/standards such as UL, CSA, CB-Scheme, ETSI, CE, RED, and FCC
  • Experience with Radio standards, Autonomy, Agriculture, Automotive, Marine, Military


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