Trainer, Operator
L-3 Communications
Burlington, ON

At L3Harris WESCAM, we develop the most advanced and complex optical and sensor systems for global defense and military sectors, Homeland Security, Search and Rescue and Airborne law enforcement. From long-range covert surveillance missions to search and rescue operations, our MX-series systems, and the mission systems solutions they are a part of, produce stabilized high-magnification electro-optical and infrared images from airborne, marine and ground based platforms, enabling our customers to see farther and react quicker.

L3Harris WESCAM offers a culture of true innovation and collaboration, and above all - work that you can be proud to be a part of. What we do protects and saves lives around the world. To experience more, go to

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Act as the subject matter expert (SME) for operations training for WESCAM MX series of product and integrated mission systems

Assist in the sales and bid activities that require responses for operations and integrated mission systems training

Deliver operations and integrated mission systems operations courses to customers world-wide

Design, develop, and implement operations and integrated mission systems for WESCAM customers and internal personnel.

Training coordination, scheduling, and planning of WESCAM operations and integrated mission systems training courses

Work closely with external vendors in developing internal technical expertise for technical support of operations and integrated mission systems

Serves as a member of specialized technical support staff to provide input, direction and training to Field Service Engineers and Customers

Assist in the development of best practices for the operations of MX-series products and integrated mission systems

Assist at the operations level for the commission of WESCAM products integrated on customer platforms

Design and review course assessments/evaluations, validations, and creative feedback improvement for continued success

Support Technical Publications and Logistics Engineering efforts as required.

Proactively interface with ILS disciplines, Engineering, Field Service and other WESCAM organizations as required

Support the validation of Service Procedures, as a part of New Product Introductions (NPI)

Review of Technical Publications and Training materials, as required

Other duties as assigned

Travel internationally 30-50% of the time

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Desired Skills
Professional instructional skills

Exceptional communication skills

Outstanding organizational capabilities

Independent and pro-active work habits

Extensive operational experience working with EOIR products and integrated systems

Must be able to travel extensively to US, and overseas

Must have the ability to obtain a security clearance

Desired Experience and Education

Minimum of 5 years’ experience operating MX-series products in a military\police environment

A professional Trainer’s certificate or equivalent experience

Familiarity with Government training standards, training related MIL-STDs, and UK-MoD Government specifications is desirable

Experience in developing technical training courses

Familiarity of E-Learning principles and technologies

Minimum of 5 years of professional training experience

Multi-lingual is an asset

Experience leading teams is desirable

The salary range for this role is between $90,000 and $115,000 per year plus full company paid group benefits including life insurance, dental, vision and medical coverage and short term disability insurance. RRSP matching up to 4% of salary is available your first week of employment. Wescam also offers relocation assistance and 3 weeks vacation to start for this position. The official language of business spoken at Wescam is English.

Location of work: Burlington, Ontario

Business Address:
649 North Service Road West

Burlington, Ontario

L7P 5B9

Terms of Employment: Full-Time, Permanent

Life at L3Harris WESCAM

Our work environment is both challenging and dynamic – our physical environment is state of 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 on-site gym
Free wellness programs
Free fruit and bagels
Subsidized cafeterias
Beach Volleyball courts
26 acres of forested land with hiking and biking trails in the heart of Burlington
Work/Life balance that is supported
Real opportunities for growth and development
Everyone’s role at L3 WESCAM contributes to saving people’s lives
Diversity & Inclusion

We believe that diversity among our employees makes us a stronger organization.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion within our L3Harris WESCAM family, and our community by welcoming and encouraging applications from anyone interested without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, Aboriginal status or any other legally-protected groups. For people with disabilities, we work with you throughout the recruitment process to ensure you have what you need in order to be at your best. If you require any accommodation for any part of the recruitment/interview process, or as you begin you career with us just let us know and we will take care of you.

This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary.

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