Production Technician – Electrical

MDS is a fast-growing Aerospace Engineering firm currently servicing some of the world’s leading companies in more than 15 countries worldwide including Rolls-Royce, Siemens, General Electric and Pratt & Whitney. MDS not only provides custom built test facilities and test systems for aviation, industrial, and marine gas turbine engines, we also provide world class service to back it up.

We are looking for a Production Technician to join our team in Ottawa, Ontario.

General Responsibilities

  • Instrumentation panel, rack and field wiring
  • Mechanical assembly
  • Cable routing in field installations or in equipment assemblies
  • Perform continuity checks of finished cable assemblies and field wiring
  • Installation and commissioning of new equipment
  • General support activities required for Production
  • Work well as a member of an installation team in-house as well as a job site

Skills/Experience Required

The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

  • Mechanical trades, i.e. mechanical repair, fabrication, metal working and Asset
  • Electronic trades i.e. control panel operation & repair, component installation & repair·
  • Electrical / Pneumatic schematic reading aptitude·
  • General safety awareness of an industrial shop and professional work habits
  • Experience with high-density Mil Spec connectors and common IT connections
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics
  • Work with various hand and crimping tools, heat gun, soldering iron and drills
  • Superior dexterity is necessary
  • Interaction skills
  • Capable to set and execute priorities on multiple issues at once
  • Analytical approach to problem solving, detail-oriented, provides complete solutions
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills; able to effectively communicate with global support staff
  • Self- starter, resourceful, initiative; able to succeed without regular supervision
  • Time management skills to ensure prioritization of tasks
  • Possess cultural awareness and be flexible
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Team player, positive attitude, motivated and enjoys work

 Physical Conditions

  • The position is physically demanding and challenging, as the incumbent will be required to stand, sit, or lie prone for extended periods of time when installing, troubleshooting or repairing equipment.
  • Some weight lifting as per local standard may be needed
  • Exposure to temperature extremes, hazardous chemicals, tools, and moving machinery may be required

Travel Requirements

  • Infrequent local travel for parts and repairs.
  • International travel to Customer locations for installation and repair of equipment.

Education and Qualifications

  • Electronics or Electro/Mechanical Technician diploma
  • Two (2) years relevant electrical assembly experience
  • Ability to operate and interpret electronics test equipment an asset (oscilloscope, function generator, frequency counter etc)
  • Ability to troubleshoot instrumentation control circuits and asset
  • Experience commissioning PLC controls an asset
  • Experience with leading an installation team and site contractors an asset

Why Join MDS?

There are many reasons to consider working with the MDS team:

  • Canada’s Best Managed (Gold Standard)
  • Competitive wages
  • Employee Bonus Program
  • Health Benefits
  • International travel
  • Impact on Aerospace Industry
  • Solid reputation
  • Diverse workforce
  • Positive work environment
  • Pension Plan
  • Company Events – Holiday Party, Golf Tournament, Town Hall Meetings, and Executive-Led Breakfast Club
  • Community Events – Dragon Boat Festival, HOPE Volleyball, Soccer and Hockey Tournaments, and other fundraising activities

Corporate Values

At MDS our values drive our actions and behaviors to foster the most positive and productive environment for our Employees, Customers, and Partners. Candidates must demonstrate a proven ability to demonstrate the following MDS values: Communication, Passion, Accountability, Teamwork, Care and Respect.

Candidates who consider themselves a team player are invited to submit their resume in confidence to recruiting@mdsaero.com.

MDS is an equal opportunity employer. MDS does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, mental or physical disability, religion, sex or national origin or ethnic origin.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates who meet or exceed our requirements, are legally eligible to work in Canada and do not require sponsorship will be contacted.

Please visit our web site https://mdsaero.com to view all open positions.

Telephone calls not accepted from candidates or agencies.

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