MDA Space
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC/Remote
Added: April 4, 2024
For those who dream of advancing our space in the Universe and on Earth, we’ll take you there.

Serving the world from our Canadian home and our global offices, MDA is an international space mission partner and robotics & space operations, satellite systems and geointelligence pioneer with a 50-year story of firsts on and above the Earth. Today, we're leading the charge towards viable Moon colonies, enhanced Earth observation, communication in a hyper-connected world, and more.

We’re fueled by a pioneering spirit that carries us beyond. And together we enable highly skilled people to continually push boundaries and tackle big challenges requiring solutions that endure and inspire.

Are you ready to launch the next stage of your career in the new space economy? We would love to hear from you!

We’re on the hunt for an Electrician on our Satellite systems team at our Montreal office.

As the leading global independent commercial supplier of antennas, payloads, and electronics for communication and radar satellites, our team has successfully contributed to hundreds of missions in the past 60 years. With an extensive heritage in a wide range of solutions delivered to customers globally, our Satellite Systems team continues to grow and evolve on the ground and in the stars.

We’re a dream team of purpose-driven, collaborative and passionate people, and we are constantly looking for others to join #TeamMDA to ignite new and innovative approaches to problem-solving that push us forward to improve life on and above Earth. If you’re excited to expand our place in space and driven to inspire the next generation, we’ll take you there.

We have entered a new era of exploration and development, and MDA welcomes all who yearn to suit up and be part of it. An equal opportunity employer prizing diversity, integrity and collaboration, we are committed to growing MDA’s and Canada’s leadership in this next golden age.


Performs the various tasks and activities of an electrician in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code. In addition, may be required to perform the tasks of the trade apprentice Among other things, you will have to check grounding defects, circuit and load integrity, and perform repairs and installations in our facilities. You will also execute preventive maintenance programs.

Work Performed

  • Evaluate and perform minor repairs, modifications and installations on fire safety and protection systems, paging system, motors (heating and air conditioning system), generators, electrical distribution of equipment and machine tools and electrical devices in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code.
  • Perform minor repairs, inspections and high voltage repairs.
  • Issue a detailed report and recommendations on the state of the current electricity grid.
  • Adjust or modify the programming of maintenance-related PLCs.
  • Install different types of grounding in laboratories and others.
  • Update local electrical plans following modifications or alterations made.
  • Maintain an inventory of electrical equipment to perform daily preventive maintenance tasks.
  • Guide and support the work of apprentice electricians and subcontractors.
  • Provide service to internal customers.
  • All other related tasks.

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • Hold a D.E.C. in electricity or a D.E.P. in industrial electricity and have a minimum of two years' experience in a manufacturing industry, preferably in the Manufactory industry;
  • Be a holder of a class C license;
  • Be recognized as a person who does not compromise on safety;
  • Have proven interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment;
  • Be available outside normal working hours for emergencies;
  • Successfully complete the various tests of the selection process.
  • Knowledge
  • Knowledge of the codes and regulations that govern the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical equipment.
  • Knowledge of the methods and techniques required to maintain electrical equipment and systems.
  • Knowledge of occupational health and safety


Special Considerations

Successful candidates must obtain and hold security clearance at the reliability status level, and pass security assessment for the Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and ITAR.

Benefits Statement

MDA provides competitive compensation and benefits packages for its employees at all locations. As a team member of MDA, you and your qualified dependents are eligible to participate in a benefit plan that ensures a comprehensive level of protection through competitive health care including; extended healthcare and flexible drug plans, dental and vision benefits, disability income protection, life insurance, group retirement savings plans; and an employee and family assistance program.

Equal Opportunity Statement

MDA Ltd. is proud to provide accommodation(s) during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please indicate this on your application/cover letter and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.