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Avionics Systems Technician

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Knowledge and Proficiency

  • Written and spoken french

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Centre recrutement des forces armées canadiennes

Avionics Systems Technician

Centre recrutement des forces armées canadiennes Port-Cartier, Quebec

Engineering and science
Posted 2 day(s) ago | Still Open
Permanent As soon as possible

DESCRIPTION

Avionics Systems Technicians are responsible for maintaining all electronic systems onboard Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) aircraft. As part of the aircraft maintenance team, the Avionics Systems Technician is responsible for first line servicing operations in launching and recovering all types of aircraft.

The primary responsibilities of Avionics Systems Technicians are to:
• Carry out performance tests, preventive/ corrective maintenance, and calibration of the following systems and their associated components:
o Aircraft communication
o Intercom
o Search radar
o Fire control radar
o Acoustic sensing
o Infra-red radar
o Electronic warfare
o Navigation
o Compass
o Flight control systems
• Set up and operate test equipment to maintain the above systems
• Operate and maintain computer-controlled automatic test stations
• Serve as an instructor in field technical training units, training squadrons or basic training units
• Prepare and maintain aircraft forms and statistical data
• Operate aircraft support equipment
• Perform first line servicing tasks such as marshalling, parking, towing, starting, refueling, cleaning and de-icing

Avionics Systems Technicians are employed primarily at air bases in aircraft maintenance organizations, in maintenance hangers, in airborne aircraft, lab environments and on the flight line. In the course of their career, Avionics Systems Technicians will be required to work shifts and periods of overtime. In geographic terms, employment can vary from CAF bases and wings within Canada, including the Arctic, to overseas locations throughout the world in response to NATO and UN commitments.

Generally, the number of hours of work per week is 40 hours. However, military members can be called to work on atypical schedules according to the operational needs. This job also exists on a part-time basis with the Reserve Force, usually evenings and weekends.

For more details about the job: http://bit.ly/FAC00136E

You can apply for this position if you meet at least these conditions:
To have completed at least 24 secondary school units (Secondary 4 and / or 5); OR Have completed a diplôme d’études professionnelles (DEP); OR Have obtained a certificate of equivalence at the secondary level (AENS-TENS); OR Have acquired General Educational Development (GED). A Diploma of Vocational Studies (DEP) or a Diploma of College Studies (DEC) in Avionics is an asset.
To have completed at least Math 416 (CST4)

Salary : 35 800$ to 98 300$ per year*

* The minimum wage mentioned above is the first year of service. The military member will earn a base salary of approximately $ 60,200 after approximately four years of service. The salary increases according to the rank and experience of the member according to the rates of pay applicable on April 1st, 2017. To know more about the rates of pay: http://bit.ly/payratesE

No civilian jobs are exactly equivalent to this military profession. These professions are mentioned here to give an example of the type of work required.

· Aircraft Maintenance Engineer – Avionics
· Avionics Maintenance Technician
· Aircraft Assembly Controller
· Board Instrument Installation and Maintenance Technician
· Avionics Systems Technician
· Aerospace Engineering Technician
· Aircraft Instrument, Electrical and Avionics Inspectors
· Aircraft Instrument, Electrical and Avionics Technicians
· Aircraft Instrument, Electrical and Avionics Mechanics


Why you should choose the Canadian Armed Forces?

We are actively looking for motivated and talented members just like you! Members of the Canadian Armed Forces work to protect Canada and defend its sovereignty. They contribute to peace and international security, and work with the United States to defend North America. They are always ready to respond to threats, natural disasters or humanitarian crises in Canada or around the world.

Experience unique adventures, stimulating challenges, rewarding friendships, and the opportunity to see and shape the world while serving your country. The different career options offered by the Canadian Armed Forces give you access to exceptional jobs where you can excel, no matter how far you go in your career path!

O U R M A I N
S P H E R E S O F E X P E R T I S E :

• Administration and logistics
• Technology sensors
• Electricity
• Electronics
• Air or sea navigation
• Data processing
• Materials and structures
• Mechanical
• Combat trades
• Protection of the public
• Health care
• Telecommunications

A D V A N T A G E S

• Over 100 thrilling crafts - http://bit.ly/CAFJobs
• Full or part time
• Post-secondary education and
• Subsidized and paid training
• Very competitive salaries
• Training and continuous advancement
• 100% free medical and dental care
• One of the best retirement plans
• 20-25 days of paid leave from the first year
• Work-family balance
• Free services to the family
• Sports and fitness on work hou
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• Respect and appreciation of human diversity
• Free learning of a second language
• Definitely the best team to join!

For more information about our advantages: http://bit.ly/benefitsE

Requirements

  • Essential - To be aged between 16 and 55 years old
  • Essential - To be a Canadian citizen

Knowledge and abilities

  • Asset - Written and spoken french
 

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