Optical Assembly Technician
L3 Communications
Don Mills, Ontario, CA
2d ago


About L3Harris Technologies

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 $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries.

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 customer's 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.

Essential Responsibilities

Assemble and / or troubleshoot optical / mechanical assemblies following all established manufacturing processes and procedures in alignment with AS9100 standards

Repair or work on existing assemblies

Work with Engineering, Optics, Coating, Machine Shop and Quality Assurance on ensuring standards are met and product conforms to customer requirements

Participate in the development of new product release (testing, assembly process and documentation)


Diploma related to Optics, Chemicals / Materials or equivalent in experience

PreferredAdditional Skills

Ablilityand skill working with measuring tools, lasers and optical alignment equipment

Previouswork experience in an AS9100 and Lean Manufacturing environment is an asset

Excellenthand-eye coordination / manual dexterity

Abilityto read and interpret technical drawings

Attentionto detail

Goodinterpersonal, written and verbal communication skills that translate intoworking in a team based environment


Asubsidiary of L3Harris Technologies WESCAM develops the most advanced opticalsystems for global defense and military sectors, Homeland Security, Search andRescue and Airborne law enforcement agencies worldwide.

From long- range covertsurveillance and targeting missions to search and rescue operations, ourMX-series systems, and the mission systems solutions they are a part of, allowour customers to see first and act first.

Engineered withadvanced EO / IR technology and over 40 years of superior gyro-stabilizationexperience, WESCAM’s MX™-Series has been proven in-theater, and controlled thebattle space from every altitude.

With thousands of systems fielded worldwide, L3Harris 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 TopEmployer in Hamilton-Niagara as well as one of Canada’s best Employers for RecentGraduates. Find out more at :

Our workenvironment is both challenging and dynamic our physical environment is stateof 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 wellness programs
  • Free fruit, bagels and coffee
  • Subsidized cafeterias
  • 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 believethat diversity among our employees makes us a stronger organization.

    We arecommitted to diversity and inclusion within our L3Harris WESCAM family, and ourcommunity by welcoming and encouraging applications from anyone interestedwithout regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, genderidentity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status,Aboriginal status or any other legally-protected groups.

    For people withdisabilities, we work with you throughout the recruitment process to ensure youhave what you need in order to be at your best.

    If you require anyaccommodation for any part of the recruitment / interview process, or as youbegin you career with us just let us know and we will take care of you.

    This jobdescription is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities,skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job.

    Managementreserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary.

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