In order to apply for this position, you MUST meet three basic criteria:
You MUST be currently enrolled in an engineering program in a Canadian accredited university OR hold a degree in an engineering field
You MUST be between 16 and 56 years old
You MUST be a Canadian Citizen. Permanent Residents and International Students are not eligible to apply.
You will be required to join the Canadian Armed Forces Army Reserve to be employed in this position.
This is NOT a civilian placement.
For all Officer Positions, the applicant MUST meet one of the following:
*For Electrical Mechanical Engineering Officer the area of study MUST be in the engineering field.
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Officers maintain and support all Army equipment. They are commissioned members of the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Officers lead the soldier technicians who keep equipment in top condition and work in every equipment life-cycle phase, from design, evaluation and acquisition through in-service support to eventual disposal. Their duties involve leading staff and providing specialized engineering knowledge. They lead a team of highly skilled technicians of the Vehicle, Weapon, Electronic-Optronic and Materials occupations.
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Officers experience the unique adventures and challenges that come with working in different environments. Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Officers are employed at bases and garrisons across Canada and on deployed operations around the world. In the field or on deployment they may work outdoors.
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Officers are first posted generally to a large workshop, where they lead a group of up to 30 technicians who maintain a wide range of equipment. Under the guidance and supervision of more senior officers they make the technical, administrative and training decisions for their team.
Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Officers, or RCEME Officers, are leaders in the field, commanding groups of vehicle, weapons, electronic-optronic and materials technicians who are responsible for maintaining military equipment.
We offer skills that most employers find valuable, for example:
There are opportunities to travel and work in many different environments.
All training is paid and when you are sent on training courses, all accommodations, and meals are covered by the employer.
As a Reservist with the Canadian Armed Forces, you do not sign a contract locking you in to a fixed period of service.
As an Army Reservist we offer: 100% medical coverage while on duty, a dental plan, and a pension plan. Pay rates are based on a daily rate with annual increases, and increases with promotions
This is an excellent opportunity for students. We offer a full time summer employment program that will provide the successful applicant the opportunity to work on a salary basis starting 1 May to 31 Aug, or any part thereof. This is guaranteed for the first four years that you are employed with us.
Phone: 519-254-2535, Ext. 4512
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