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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 space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. and Canada employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Hamilton or Toronto

Future Opportunities Talent Community
About L3Harris WESCAM
We are an exceptional company.
We develop the most advanced optical systems for global defense and military sectors, Homeland Security, Search and Rescue and Airborne law enforcement agencies worldwide. These systems provide stabilized, high-magnification Electro-optic and Infrared (EO/IR) laser, surveillance and targeting systems for airborne, marine and ground based platforms.
But there’s another reason we’re exceptional – everything we do here has a direct link to protecting and saving lives.
To see more about L3Harris WESCAM and how we produce our products, click HERE
About Joining our Mechanical Technicians Talent Community
We are constantly looking for great people who are interested in joining our team – but we also understand that timing is everything. You may not be ready to make a move, but you’re open to exploring your options. We’re growing rapidly in this area of the company, so there will always be opportunities now and in the future.
By joining our Mechanical Technicians Talent Community, we’ll keep you up to date on what L3 WESCAM is working on, new developments in our business, and more information about the team and what it means to work here.
You’ll also be the first to hear about additional positions as soon as they come up, and fast-track into our interview process.
Mechanical Technicians at a Glance
These teams are the foundation to our production facility. When it comes to assembling and preparing multimillion dollar optical systems for delivery to a Search and Rescue agency, or a global military customer – this is the go-to team that makes it all happen.
It’s also a role that allows smart people who are either starting their careers or looking for something new a chance to get into L3 WESCAM, learn about our technology in the most hands-on way possible, and grow with us into more complex and rewarding careers.
Many of our Mechanical Technicians are often selected to move on into Quality, Design or Manufacturing Engineering roles depending on your expertise. If you technically skilled, are drawn to engineering types of work and are thinking about a starting a career in one of the best companies around, then we'd love to talk to you.
Expertise We Look For
Our Mechanical Technicians assemble, tune and troubleshoot complex electromechanical assemblies as well as track non-conformance with tracking assembly documents. They have a good understanding of technical drawings and schematics and can handle a variety of tools that support soldering, crimping and detailed measurement.
***We run three shifts including Days, Evenings and Weekends. When you apply, please let us know which of these shifts works for you. Feel free to select all three if you’re flexible***
We specifically look for:
  • 1 to 2 years in either the Mechanical or Electronics field
  • A Diploma or Degree in a Mechanical or Electrical Technician field of study
  • The ability to understand and follow complex schematics
  • A strong technical aptitude that includes an interest and ability to assemble complex precision electro-optical and opto mechanical sub-assemblies
  • Communication skills that will allow you to interact with many other disciplines found in our production environment.
Diversity & Inclusion
We believe that diversity among our employees makes us a stronger organization.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion within our L3 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.
Life at L3Harris WESCAM
This is the most important part. Many companies say that their work is ‘exciting’ or ‘challenging’, or that they work in a fast-paced environment. Perhaps our definition of those terms is slightly different – because we are one of the only companies in the world that produce what we do, have customers like we do, allow our employees to work on the kinds of things we do, and say with certainty that what we do every single day directly contributes to protecting lives around the world.
What else can you expect as an employee at L3 WESCAM?
  • Every other Friday off
  • Free on-site gym
  • Subsidized gourmet cafeterias
  • Free fruit and bagels
  • 26 acres of forested land with hiking and biking trails in the heart of Burlington
  • Free wellness programs
  • Work/Life balance that is taken seriously
  • Real opportunities for growth, development and career progression
  • Everyone’s role contributes to protecting people’s lives
**As L3Harris WESCAM is a supplier to several national military and defense agencies, we are bound by the Canadian Controlled Goods Program. Every employee is certified under the Controlled-Goods Program, of which certification requires extensive background screening that L3Harris Wescam will handle on your behalf.


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