• Lab Infrastructure Support Technologist - Contract

    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/14/2018 5:53 PM)
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  • Project/Program Overview

    We are currently hiring a Lab Infrastructure Support Technologist for a contract opportunity in our Calgary location. If you are looking to join a busy but fun team work environment with day shifts and full training, we encourage you to apply. 


    • Records, understands, identifies and interprets schematics diagrams, drawings, parts list, bill of materials, assembly processes, quality tracking systems, failure reports and understanding acceptance test procedures and test results
    • Assist on tests and debugging of high level network problems throughout the labs.
    • Testing various modes of RF configuration for data routing capabilities
    • Conducts preventative and corrective maintenance as required by program
    • With assistance perform circuit design for breakout boxes and cables for specific test requirements
    • Mentor/train junior technicians in debugging and testing of product and system configuration
    • Also preforms other related duties as required
    • The Person will be responsible for the configuration, building and distribution of specific test rack requirements.
      The ability to plan out configuration changes and installations to assist in builds and improvements within different labs.
    • Ensure that the required person can work with different vendors to be able to order parts to build up cables, test rack and configuration boxes to prevent long delays on parts to be ordered.
    • Preparation of lab drawings for configuration and Lab cable design.
    • Oversees the monthly ESD checks and testing of all ESD benches throughout the Calgary Facility. Completing monthly reports and working with QA on Quarterly Audits.
    • Have a back ground in working with VISIO if possible.
    • Provide corrective and preventive action and recommendations for potential quality issues.
    • Assist in commissioning and decommissioning of new and old labs.
    • Be able to work closely with engineering and technical staff of other groups and to be able to provide mentoring to the junior technicians.
    • Assist with Vehicle configuration needs for any Field Trials.
    • Be able to work with little or no supervision when required.


    • At least one year of previous professional experience and a Technical Institute/College Diploma or equivalent.
    • The ideal candidate should have experience with planning, organizing, scheduling, Network Administration and MS Operating system ability

    Minimum 10 year consecutive residence in Canada – for Canadian Secret Security Clearance
    Applicants will be required to obtain/hold a valid and current Canadian security clearance to gain access to the classified spaces, information and equipment in order to perform the work associated with this position.


    General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. Workplace accommodations are available.

    Company Overview

    At General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada, Canada’s premiere defence company, innovation happens on a daily basis. We develop and deliver highly-complex leading edge technology, products and systems that make important contributions to our customer’s success in land, airborne, maritime, cyberspace and public safety applications. The challenges and opportunities are endless.The results – incredible.


    Our employees are exceptional. We are proud to employ more than 1,100 talented individuals across Canada. Working in a collaborative environment, our employees are encouraged daily to contribute their technical knowledge and expertise. Our employees are passionate, dedicated, and conscientious about the work they do which results in our ability to deliver the highest value, customized solutions in order to meet the most demanding requirements.


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