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Electronic-Optronic Technician – Land

Centre de recrutement des Forces canadiennes - Québec

This is a Full-time position in Laval, QC posted July 27, 2018.

Electronic-Optronic Technicians maintain, repair and modify fire control systems to ensure the accurate delivery of ammunition to the intended target.

Electronic-Optronic Technicians belong to the Corps of Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).

The primary responsibilities of the Electronic-Optronic Technician is to:

• Inspect, test, identify faults in, adjust, repair, recondition and modify electrical, electromechanical, electronic, electro-optic and mechanical equipment, optical instruments, and control systems for weapons and missiles

• Repair surveillance and thermal observation systems

• Maintain vehicle satellite navigation systems

• Maintain fibre-optic systems

• Repair laser systems

• Maintain optical, electrical and electronic test equipment

• Repair portable and trailer-mounted power-generating systems

• Operate and maintain general-purpose and specialized tools and equipment

• Drive military-pattern vehicles

Generally, the number of hours of work per week is 40 hours. However, military members can be called to work on atypical schedules according to the operational needs.

For more details about the job :

Salary : 35 800$ to 98 300$ per year*


* The minimum wage mentioned above is the first year of service. The military member will earn a base salary of approximately $ 60,200 after approximately four years of service. The salary increases according to the rank and experience of the member according to the rates of pay applicable on April 1st, 2017. To know more about the rates of pay:

No civilian jobs are exactly equivalent to this military profession. These professions are mentioned here to give an example of the type of work required.

·  Electronic Engineering Technologist

·  Electro-Mechanical Technician

·  Surveillance/Thermal Equipment Technician

·  Optical/Optronic Technician

·  Laser Equipment Technician

·  Technologist of computerized systems


You can apply for this position if you meet at least these conditions:

• To be aged between 16 and 55 years old

• To be a Canadian citizen

• To have completed at least 24 secondary school units (Secondary 4 and / or 5); OR Have completed a diplôme d’études professionnelles (DEP); OR Have obtained a certificate of equivalence at the secondary level (AENS-TENS); OR Have acquired General Educational Development (GED)

• To have completed at least Math 416 (CST4) and Physics Sciences 486 (AST4, ST4, EST4 or SE4).


Skills Required

  • Education level: None
  • Work experience (years): None


Salary: 35800-98300$ per year

How to Apply