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L-3 Canada Operations
Location: Canada, North America
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Machinist
Applied Physics Specialties, a WESCAM company located in a suburb of Toronto, is a design and manufacturing company specializing in custom opto-mechanical lens assemblies and aspheric components.

L3 WESCAM is an exciting company providing systems that capture stabilized, high-magnification images from fixed-wing, rotary-wing, UAV, aerostat and ground based platforms. From low-altitude tactical missions to long-range covert surveillance missions, images are transmitted in real-time to fixed and mobile receive locations for immediate interpretation. WESCAM's MX-Series of Electro-optic and Infrared (EO/IR), laser, surveillance and targeting systems provide unparalleled image stability and long-range detection capability to Defense/Military, Homeland Security, Search and Rescue and Airborne law enforcement agencies worldwide. Our dominance of the airborne platform space has positioned us for explosive and game changing growth into ground-based markets.

WESCAM offers a challenging and dynamic work environment. Work with leading-edge technology and tools, alongside some of the best thought leaders in our industry, in an environment that values work/life balance. Benefits include every second Friday off with pay (9/80 work schedule) in addition to regular vacation and public holidays, free on-site gym, free fruit, free bagels on the last day of the week, a strong focus on continuing education and much more. Most of all, WESCAM is working towards a noble cause. Our work has a direct link to saving people's lives and safeguarding freedom around the world. We truly do make a difference in our work and in the world!

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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.

Tasks to be Accomplished

* CNC programming

* Generate and polish optical components using CNC generators and high speed polishers

* Grind optical parts

* Edge optical parts

* Hand polish optical parts

* Inspect and measure optical parts to ensure conformity to specified tolerances




Skills Required

* Working knowledge of CNC (computer generated) optical components

* Skill and ability with measuring tools

* Knowledge of Zygo Interferometry an asset

* Ability to read optical drawings

* Excellent written and verbal English language skills

* Good interpersonal and communications skills that translate into working in a team based environment

Experience & Education Requirements

* Post secondary Technical Diploma in related discipline

* Optics manufacturing experience an asset

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L3 is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply

CAN Security Clearance Required: Other

: Full-time

: Afternoon - 2nd

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: Division L-3 Wescam

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