Mechanical Technician (Weekend Shift)

L-3 Communications - Burlington, ON (5 months ago)

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About The Role

The Mechanical Technician role is a vital role in the assembly of our high tech products. The successful candidate will responsible to help build up the pay-load, sub-assemblies and other major components of our 'turrets'. This can include troubleshooting and root cause corrective actions when issues arise. An ideal candidate will have a 2-3 year post-grad diploma in Mechanical, Robotics, Mechatronics or similar, and have 1-2 years plus of working or Co-Op/Intern experience with mechanical assemblies.


At L3 WESCAM, we develop the most advanced and complex optical and sensor systems for global defense and military sectors, Homeland Security, Search and Rescue and Airborne law enforcement. From long-range covert surveillance missions to search and rescue operations, our MX-series systems, and the mission systems solutions they are a part of, produce stabilized high-magnification electro-optical and infrared images from airborne, marine and ground based platforms, enabling our customers to see farther and react quicker.

L3 WESCAM offers a culture of true innovation and collaboration, and above all - work that you can be proud to be a part of. What we do protects and saves lives around the world. To experience more, go to

Learn more about what we do…

Assemble, repair, rework and/or troubleshoot complex mechanical and electromechanical assemblies
Maintenance of system file and tracking assembly documents
Ensure all tasks are completed to customer's required delivery date
Generate Non-Conformance Reports
Weekend Shift work required, 6:30 am to 6:30 pm (Friday, Saturday and Sunday's)

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Desired Skills
Strong Mechanical and electrical background including assembly, tuning and troubleshooting Electronic/Mechanical devices
Familiarity with reading and understanding technical drawings and schematics (Blue Prints)
Thorough understanding of techniques in the use of hand tools, soldering, crimping and measurement equipment
Excellent manual dexterity
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work within a team environment
Desired Experience and Education
1 - 2+ years’ experience in the Mechanical and Electronics field
Previous experience working in an ISO9000, AS9100 environment an asset
Experience with Lean Manufacturing an asset
Community College Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical technology or equivalent experience
Life at L3 WESCAM

Our work environment is both challenging and dynamic – our physical environment is state of the art. Here’s what you can expect as an L3 WESCAM employee

Every other Friday off (paid – with our rare 9/80 work schedule)
Free on-site gym
Free wellness programs
Free fruit and bagels
Subsidized cafeterias
Beach Volleyball courts
26 acres of forested land with hiking and biking trails in the heart of Burlington
Work/Life balance that is supported
Real opportunities for growth and development
Everyone’s role at L3 WESCAM contributes to saving people’s lives
About L3 Technologies

L3 Technologies is a prime contractor in Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems market and a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on both military and commercial platforms. Our customers include the U.S. Department of Defense and its prime contractors, U.S. Government intelligence agencies, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, allied foreign governments, domestic and foreign commercial customers and select other U.S. federal, state and local government agencies.

Organized into 3 segments – Electronic Systems, Communications Systems and Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems – L3 Technologies employs over 31,000 people worldwide with reported 2017 sales of $9.6 billion.

Diversity & Inclusion

We believe that diversity among our employees makes us a stronger organization.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion within our L3 WESCAM family, and our community by welcoming and encouraging applications from anyone interested without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, Aboriginal status or any other legally-protected groups. For people with disabilities, we work with you throughout the recruitment process to ensure you have what you need in order to be at your best. If you require any accommodation for any part of the recruitment/interview process, or as you begin your career with us just let us know and we will take care of you.

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