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MDA Systems Ltd.
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UAV Technician

Reference ID: SNI00000017

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Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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Engineering



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 Position(s):

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.



Primary Activities

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



Candidate Profile

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

Schedule:

Following formal technical training and pre-deployment training. The contract will be up to 4 years on rotational deployment to MDA operational sites.

Comments/Special Considerations :

Must be able to gain a secret security clearance.



Posted: December 4, 2017
Closes:January 5, 2018