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General Technician


Reporting to the Supervisor the General Technician’s main duties will be to work on Armour and Defence equipment in a collaborative environment.


  • Review work instructions, procedures and checklists, and ensure that materials and equipment needed for production are ready and the work area is prepared
  • Read, understand and follow drawings, specifications, blueprints and assembly instructions
  • Perform visual inspections to consistently meet all quality specifications and standards in production
  • Complete daily tasks as set out by the supervisor
  • Perform work  safely and efficiently, minimizing waste
  • Use required tools properly
  • Meet all production schedules and deadlines
  • Work with the supervisor when a problem arises to ensure deadlines are met and errors are minimized
  • Perform general shop duties  as assigned by the supervisor
  • Wear and use appropriate safety equipment
  • Perform repetitive and physically demanding tasks, including heavy lifting


  • Completion of high school
  • Experience operating a variety of equipment, machines and tools is an asset
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is an asset


  • Capable of performing manual labor tasks
  • Proven ability to lift heavy objects
  • Excellent work ethic and proven dependability
  • Outstanding enthusiasm and motivation
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to work well within a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Capable of performing in a high-volume production facility

If your background is a match and you are interested in pursuing this challenging opportunity, please forward your resume in confidence with “General Technician” in the subject line to


While we thank all those who apply, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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