Service Technician

Vacancies 07 August 2019
At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

Closing date

01-Dec-2019

Location

Halifax

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What you will be part of

Saab Microwave Canada Ltd. (SMC), a subsidiary of Saab AB Aerospace and Defense, was established as its own entity in 2006. Located in Dartmouth, N.S., SMC primarily provides support to DND for Saab Radar systems found onboard the Halifax Class Frigates. Services include program management, mobile repair parties, retrofit activities, repair services, and equipment modifications. SMC is taking on new responsibilities in relation to sustainable growth within Canada, and has over the last few years expanded its facilities and capabilities. Due to this growth, they are looking to add a Service Technician to their team.

Your role

As the Service Technician you will lead the installations and maintenance work on radars (naval, land based, or remote locations). You will be responsible for complex repairs of electronics/cabling/optics, performing shipping and receiving functions, performing packaging/assembly of complex kits and writing reports.

Your experiences and skills

As the ideal candidate you have experience performing work on radar/sonar or sensor systems. You are able to read/interpret technical documents related to operations and maintenance and have experience working in a high voltage environment. You have (or are able to obtain) your NATO Secret level security clearance and are comfortable to perform work at heights. You also are able to travel nationally and internationally.

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 15,500 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work.
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