Mechanical Technician (2 positions)
Aerospace Research Centre
Ottawa - Ontario
Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada's premier research and technology organization.
We are looking for two vibrant and dynamic Mechanical Technicians to support the Flight Research Laboratory in our Aerospace Research Centre. You would be someone who shares our core values of impact, accountability, leadership, integrity and collaboration in supporting the maintenance and operation of our fleet of aircraft and other specialised research facilities.
The primary purpose of these positions is to provide technical support services in laboratory and equipment maintenance, material handling, as well as participate in the preparations for tests and experiments. They will also be involved in helping to track inventory and the conduct of routine experiments/tests and facility operation, and may assist in design and analysis activities.
Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further consideration as candidates:
Diploma from a post-secondary Engineering Technology Program in Mechanical or Electrical or related field.
For alternate qualifications please refer to equivalency heading below.
Basic experience working with mechanical or electrical / electronic component installation assembly and disassembly;
Basic experience in materials handling including forklift operations and other lifting devices;
Basic experience in the preventative maintenance and inspection of gas powered and electrical equipment;
Basic experience in maintaining workshops in organized and functional condition;
Basic experience in stock and inventory control and tracking;
Basic experience using hand and power tools; and
Basic experience using MS Office applications such as Word, Excel, etc.
• Experience in the fabrication and installation of various mechanical and electronic instrumentation equipment;
• Experience in general maintenance of workshop equipment such as jacks and power carts;
• Experience of working in an aviation environment;
• Experience with calibration and installation procedures of various sensors; (i.e. temperature and pressure transducers);
• Experience with fuel dispensing systems and receiving fuel deliveries;
• Experience working in large scale test facilities; and
• Experience with human participant testing in dynamic environments.
An equivalent combination of work related experience, training and education will be considered.
Condition of employment
Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:
Knowledge of safe work practices, tool handling and safety standards required in an industrial environment;
Knowledge of mechanical systems including structural components and mechanisms;
Knowledge of inventory tracking and recording using any type of software database such as MS Access;
Ability to work from schematics, drawings and technical manuals; and
Ability to safely use various hand and power tools as well as machine tools such as a drill press.
Results Orientation – level 1
Teamwork – level 1
Communication – level 1
Initiative – level 1
For this position, NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile(s): | Research Technician/Technologist
Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with NRC's directives.
10/26/2017 (3 days)
Applications will be accepted until 23:59 Eastern Time
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Please direct your questions, with the hiring number (141-17-0451) to:
Telephone: (450) 641-5132
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