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 a Milwright 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 various technical tasks and activities related to the operation and maintenance of refrigeration, plumbing, heating and fire systems. May also be required to perform the duties of a trade apprentice.

Level of Responsibility: Structured work processes. Some analysis is required before choosing independently from known processes.

Tasks And Responsibilities

  • Operate and maintain heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and equipment in accordance with relevant standards.
  • Perform inspection and preventive maintenance on air compressors
  • Guide the work of the trade apprentice.
  • Prepare inventory and material requisitions.
  • Set and record daily temperatures of all environmental systems using the data processing terminal.
  • Perform tests on HVAC systems and adjust chemical balance (water treatment)
  • Perform checks and preventive maintenance on HVAC, fire protection, water and gas systems, water and gas supply systems, and plumbing systems.
  • Drawing up local ventilation plans.
  • Assist subcontractors in their field of expertise.
  • Assist the first millwright and replace him during his absences.
  • Remove snow from ventilation equipment on the roof.
  • Provide service to internal customers.
  • All other related tasks.

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • Reading mechanical drawings.
  • Ability to retrieve and enter data using a computer system.
  • Knowledge and use of preventive maintenance software.
  • Good knowledge of French.
  • Manual dexterity.
  • Education: Vocational diploma in mechanics or equivalent.
  • Certifications: Refrigeration systems licence, class B and Heating systems licence, class 4.
  • Experience: Three (3) years of relevant experience.
  • Language skills: Basic knowledge of English is an asset.


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.