Electronics Technician

Job Location: Ottawa, Ontario and SGL field bases worldwide

This position reports to the Engineering Manager and Geo Systems group leader.

Responsibilities of the Position

  • Maintain sophisticated aircraft mounted airborne remote sensing equipment;
  • Analyze acquisition data for quality control;
  • Read and understand electrical and electronic drawings;
  • Maintain upgrades of proprietary real-time acquisition software;
  • Perform real-time software testing;
  • Build and test printed circuit boards (PCB);
  • Fabricate and test acquisition systems;
  • Write and draw assembly procedures;
  • Understand, comply with and promote all company safety precautions and policies including reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations; and
  • Work in Ottawa head office as well as at SGL field bases worldwide.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Recent graduate with postsecondary education in Electronics Technologist, Electrical Engineering or similar program and/or experience;
  • Demonstrated experience in circuit board assembly and repair;
  • Knowledge of PC assembly and testing;
  • Familiarity with printed circuit board manufacturing principal and design;
  • Must have a valid passport or the ability to obtain a valid passport;
  • Must have a valid driving license issued by a competent authority in their country of residence enabling the candidate to obtain an International Driving Permit (IDP) or the ability to obtain a valid (IDP) before the end of employment probationary period;
  • Willing to travel globally for extended periods on short notice; and
  • Ability to communicate in multiple languages an asset.