Equipment Technician in Ottawa at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 10/30/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This is a temporary position until December 31, 2019.

This position is on our 2nd shift - Monday - Friday 3:30 pm - 12:00 midnight



Independently applies practical knowledge of technical principles and practices to perform a variety of non-routine technical activities relating to the manufacture and test of client products, in a frequently highly time-sensitive environment.



  • Working on projects, which may not have established procedures. Developing and recommending new procedures for test, maintenance, repair, or installation of equipment.

  • Installing and maintaining new or more complex manufacturing or test equipment

  • Testing and calibrating equipment

  • Identifying and troubleshooting malfunctioning manufacturing or test equipment

  • Conducting semi-routine analyses and documentation updates, relating to materials management, manufacturing, or test processes Draws conclusions -- suggests sources of failure, alternate diagnostic techniques, and/or problem fixes.

  • Configuring manufacturing or test software for client builds, according to specifications

  • Building prototypes

  • Developing and implementing manufacturing or test plans

  • Supporting manufacturing staff in the use of equipment


  • Experience in production and test equipment within a manufacturing environment

  • Skills in analyzing, judgment and decision making

  • Expert knowledge of current manufacturing processes/technologies, standards and specifications (e.g. ISO, IPC)

  • Working knowledge of SAP

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience with using computers, peripheral equipment, manufacturing tools and equipment and pertinent software applications

  • Experience working with test procedures and supporting documents;

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills, organizational skills, self-motivated, able to work independently


  • Generally requires Technician or Technologist Diploma and 1-2 yrs experience, or equivalent.

    This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the Controlled Goods Directorate (CGD).

    Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact HR and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.