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Electrical Technician

Date: Jan 26, 2023

Location: Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers


About GKN Aerospace

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace provider. With 61 locations worldwide, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way.

Fokker Elmo, a division of GKN Aerospace, is a leading player in the design, manufacturing and support for the Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) for Aerospace and Defense programs with its headquarters in Hoogerheide, The Netherlands. Our innovative tools and processes support our customers together and with our skilled professional work force creates a Unique Selling Point. Fokker Elmo offers an innovative and international workplace in a company with a rich history in the field of aircraft construction.  Our company has a passion for aerospace technology and our staff are rightly proud of what they develop and build.

Members of the Fokker Elmo community can be found across the globe. Our activities are also performed regularly onsite at customer locations, including Fokker Elmo Canada located in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada.

Job Summary

We are seeking to recruit an Electrical Technician to join our Operations division as part of our Fokker Elmo Canada team. The position will be supporting our ongoing activities with one of our main customers in the Montreal area. The majority of our work is performed on the aircraft, providing a unique hands-on working experience.

Job Responsibilities

  • Exemplifying a safety-first mind-set and ensuring compliance with the GKN Health, Safety and Environment policies and standards
  • Carrying out electrical assignments in accordance with work instructions and regulations regarding the assembly of electrical or electronic components and cable harnesses
  • Signaling damages to wiring that occur during installation
  • Checking and assessing for completeness and correctness of tools, materials and documentation and taking action on deviations


How You'll Contribute

To help us make a difference, you’ll bring your passion and talent for what you do along with the following skills, experience, qualifications and attributes:


  • Diploma from accredited school in Electrical Cabling or Avionics ( example – EMAM or l’ENA )
  • Bilingual – French and English


  • Experience of aviation electrical wiring

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do. To be successful in this role you will have excellent communication skills and be a proficient Microsoft user. You will be a team player able to work co-dependently with others in the team. The role will include some international Travel to our Dutch sites and the successful candidate must be prepared to work on shift pattern.

What We'll Offer

Once you’re on board you’ll get the following perks and benefits:

Competitive salary scale dependent on experience

End of year bonus 2000$ 

Industry Leading VRSP= we’ll match your contributions up to 3%

100% Premium paid Health Insurance

20 days holiday + bank holidays

A collaborative, dynamic working environment 


As well as a competitive package we’ll offer you a world of opportunity. We want to see your career fly!  We’ll support your career progression by providing you with learning and development opportunities.  That’s the beauty of being part of a global business, once you’re on board you never know where you career journey may take you!