Job Description Project Description: MDA is one of Canada' s largest systems engineering companies developers of advanced information system solutions for space, land, and maritime applications. As an ISR Company, MDA has delivered a number of large operational intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) solutions to defence departments in Canada, Australia, and other government customers around the world.
The UAV Technician reports to the MDA Site Manager and will maintain the UAVs at a designated deployed location as a part of an overseas mission on a rotation of 8 weeks on 4 weeks off. This is a great opportunity for a trained technician with previous deployment experience.
Maintain the UAV system equipment
Perform the daily and routine maintenance inspections of the UAV System
Carry out maintenance inspections, fault diagnosis and rectification as necessary
Complete all maintenance inspections, fault diagnosis and rectification of the Air Vehicle components and GSTE (Ground Specialist Support Equipment)
Implement software upgrades to the UAV System components as required
Conduct and interpret Built In Test (BIT) and subsystem test programs
Maintain the EO/IR and other payloads
Perform maintenance inspections, fault diagnosis and rectification of the EO/IR if required
Complete maintenance inspections, fault diagnosis and rectification of other payloads if required
Reconfigure the UAV payload between sensor configurations
Assist in the deployment and setup of the UAV System and subsystems
Have a full understanding and experience of technical airworthiness and Safety Management System disciplines
Be an active participant in the MDA UAV Services Safety Management System
Conduct maintenance and work activities within regulatory Health & Safety and technical airworthiness regulations
Be an active participant in the maintenance of MDA UAV Services&rsquo environmental management program
Complete operational and maintenance records and documentation
Control the UAV System&rsquo s software and hardware configurations
Use UAV System maintenance manuals as per the formal training program
Following formal technical training and pre-deployment training. The contract will be up to 4 years on rotational deployment to MDA operational sites.