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Government Assets Specialist

Burlington, Ontario Job ID 114981
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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Essential Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for accountability and control of Government owned property and material.
  • Read, interpret and apply company policies and procedures and contract requirements as they relate to property management.
  • Maintenance of property records from acquisition to disposal within company and customer business systems.
  • Assist with acquisition authority, property ownership, identification, maintenance, utilization, and property storage requirements in accordance with contract specifications.
  • Prepare property systems data and utilize to manage and complete property reports and utilize metrics to determine the "health" of property processes.
  • Assist in a teaming environment across L3Harris WESCAM.
  • Develop desk instructions for property processes within L3Harris WESCAM Property Management
  • Assist with Request for Quotation (RFQ) inputs as it relates to Property Management
  • Maintain good working relationships with internal/external customers, supporting all requirements and requests to ensure that effective controls are implemented and sustained.
  • Ability to review and understand contract language as it pertains to property requirements in the areas of: Utilization, Acquisition, Reporting, and Lost, Theft, Damaged, and Destroyed (LTDD's).
  • Perform, coordinate, and direct property control activities to ensure the ongoing accountability of government and company-owned property in accordance with applicable federal and corporate regulations and policies.
  • Assist with acquisition authority, property ownership, identification, maintenance, utilization, and property storage requirements in accordance with contract specifications.
  • Monitor L3Harris WESCAM prime, subcontractor control of, and accountability for materials and equipment.
  • Work with the Government Property Administrator(s) for clarification on property questions and remain abreast of changes in regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate with the L3Harris WESCAM Purchasing and Receiving Departments to identify and establish control of accountable property upon receipt.
  • Coordinate with the Information Technology department to create "real-time" customer available reports and develop improvements and enhancements to the automated property control records.
  • Perform and Coordinate global physical inventory, reconciliation, and reporting of Customer and Wescam owned property
  • Perform monthly customer property record reconciliation
  • Coordinate disposal of customer owned scrap
  • Develop, recommend, and communicate property policy and procedure to ensure continuing compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Travel required with occasional 3-4 night stay to execute sub-contract audits or Property Management related meetings.

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  • Post Secondary Degree/Diploma in Business Administration or equivalent work experience.
  • Records and process management
  • Asset Management background.
  • Ability to understand, and locate property provisions within government contracts or customer purchase orders.
  • Computer background related to data queries, extraction, and reports, using reporting tools a must and utilize multiple computer applications including MSOffice.



Preferred Additional Skills

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong communicator both written and oral.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Quick learner with new software, systems and processes.
  • Ability to collect data to develop detailed cost quotations.
  • Poised and calm under pressure, an adept problem-solver.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate formal meetings - including the recording of action items.
  • Experience within the Aerospace / High Tech industry preferably in Maintenance Repair Organization/Support environment, preferable.
  • Experience with export and customs compliance with knowledge in CGP, ITAR and controlled goods, an asset but not required.
  • Competent presentation skills.
  • Minimum three to five years Customer Service experience.





A subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies – WESCAM develops the most advanced optical systems for global defense and military sectors, Homeland Security, Search and Rescue and Airborne law enforcement agencies worldwide. From long- range covert surveillance and targeting missions to search and rescue operations, our MX-series systems, and the mission systems solutions they are a part of, allow our customers to see first and act first.

Engineered with advanced EO/IR technology and over 40 years of superior gyro-stabilization experience, WESCAM’s MX™-Series has been proven in-theater, and controlled the battle space from every altitude. With thousands of systems fielded worldwide, L3 Harris WESCAM’s systems can be found on over 200 different types of platforms, including fixed-wing, rotary-wing, UAV and aerostat airborne platforms, numerous surface vehicles and marine-based platforms.

L3Harris WESCAM is proud to have been named a 2020 Top Employer in Hamilton-Niagara as well as one of Canada’s best Employers for Recent Graduates.  Find out more at:



Our work environment is both challenging and dynamic – our physical environment is state of the art. Here’s what you can expect as an L3Harris WESCAM employee

  • Every other Friday off (paid – with our rare 9/80 work schedule)
  • Free on-site gym
  • Free wellness programs
  • Free fruit, bagels and coffee
  • Subsidized cafeterias
  • Beach Volleyball courts
  • 26 acres of forested land with hiking and biking trails in the heart of Burlington
  • Sports and extra-curricular teams and activities
  • Employee events such as Rib Fest and Golf Tournament
  • Work/Life balance that is supported
  • Real opportunities for growth and development
  • A diverse and inclusive working culture
  • Everyone’s role at L3HARRIS WESCAM contributes to saving people’s lives

Diversity & Inclusion


We believe that diversity among our employees makes us a stronger organization.


We are committed to diversity and inclusion within our L3Harris WESCAM family, and our community by welcoming and encouraging applications from anyone interested without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, Aboriginal status or any other legally-protected groups. For people with disabilities, we work with you throughout the recruitment process to ensure you have what you need in order to be at your best. If you require any accommodation for any part of the recruitment/interview process, or as you begin your career with us just let us know and we will take care of you. 


This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary.

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