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Raytheon Technologies NWS POL Technician Trainee in Ottawa, Ontario

The North Warning System (NWS) is a joint United States and Canadian radar system that includes 47 radar sites spanning the Arctic from Labrador to the Alaska border. The NWS provides the capability to detect airborne threats across North America's polar region, providing a command and control capability to the Canadian Air Defence Sector (CADS) of the North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD).

Raytheon provides Operations and Maintenance (O&M) of the NWS system including full care, custody, and control of the entire NWS and its components. This includes 47 radar sites; five logistics support sites (LSSs), a monitoring and control center, and a radar depot. Key activities include radar, equipment and facilities maintenance/repair; logistics support; and remote monitoring and control.

Raytheon Canada implements an Inuit Training and Development Program (ITDP) that benefits communities within the Comprehensive Land Claim Agreements (CLCA). The purpose of the program is to actively recruit, develop, and train Inuit Beneficiaries (IBs) for employment within the North Warning System (NWS) Program and foster employee-retention and skills development for Inuit Beneficiary employees at all levels.

Raytheon seeks a Petroleum, Oil, and Lubricants (POL) Technician Trainee to work at remote sites alongside qualified technicians to support the NWS system O&M Contract. A trainee is provided with a combination of on-the-job training and college training courses that lead to becoming a qualified POL Technician. Through hands-on and accelerated training, the Trainee program will enable individuals to work and develop the necessary skills to seek jobs not readily achievable prior to entering the program. This is a temporary position with a possibility of extension and is designed to provide an individual with the necessary skills to be employed as a POL Technician.

The POL Technician Trainee position is designed to provide the necessary knowledge and skills to become a qualified POL Tech on the NWS. In addition to completing course-based learning and on-the-job training (OJT), the POL Technician Trainee will work alongside a licensed and experienced POL Technician to ensure the necessary skillsets are acquired for future success in the petroleum mechanic sector. The Trainee will be responsible for performing POL duties in a safe and efficient manner while complying with all Raytheon Canada and Government of Canada procedures and regulations. The trainee will develop an understanding of key characteristics, processes and procedures of the industry, and participate in training to advance their skills and qualifications.

Required Skills:

• Work alongside qualified POL Technicians to inspect, maintain and repair bulk fuels tanks and pipelines.

• Safely carry out fuel dips, fuel transfers, loading and unloading helicopter, fueling helicopter, general housekeeping, garbage disposal, vehicle operations, and hauling of sewage/waste and water.

• This position requires extensive travel to NWS sites, some of which are in remote, northern locations and subject to inclement weather conditions.

• Responding to site preservation emergencies and environmental emergencies, Secondary duties, as required, may include but not limited to: participating on the Fire Brigade; providing bear protection; assisting in the maintenance of the LSS library; conducting environmental, safety, security and quality checks and audits, general housekeeping in support of a healthy and safe workplace environment and taking proactive and corrective measures in these areas.

• Willing and able to attend training courses and maintain a strong desire to develop skills necessary to become a licensed POL Technician.

• Good communication skills both written and orally, strong interpersonal skills with an ambition to learn and grow knowledge and experience.

• Must be able to provide Inuit land claims and registration number(s).

• Other duties as assigned.

Desired Skills:

• Hold a valid class ‘G’ driver’s license, or provincial equivalent.

• Standard First Aid trained with CPR Level A (with valid certificate).

• Must be able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including Fall Arrest Harness, as required.

• Mechanically inclined.

• Attention to detail.

• Ability to speak Inuktitut considered an asset.

Required Education:

Individuals who have completed high school with a diploma or general equivalency.

Raytheon Canada is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a wide diversity of applicants. Raytheon is committed to providing long-term, sustainable and meaningful economic benefits for Inuit Beneficiaries and their communities through activities such as on-the-job training, mentorship and skills development at all levels of employment. If you are an Inuit Beneficiary or a Land Claim Beneficiary from the Nunatsiavut, Nunavut or Inuvialuit Settlement Region you are encouraged to submit your resume. Individuals who are Inuit status with proof of land claim are preferred.

NWS promotes employment equity as part of the Legislated Employment Equity Program and encourages those who are: a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority to apply.

Individuals contacted for a job opportunity should advise the company of any accommodation measures needed in a timely manner. Successful completion of security clearances are required by candidate prior to starting on the program. Candidate must complete a criminal reference check and pass a security clearance check to a level as required for the position through the Canadian Government.

Raytheon Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.173627