Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Company Name
Magellan Aerospace, Winnipeg

Magellan Aerospace has an exciting opportunity for a full-time permanent Electrical Technician at our manufacturing hub in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defence and space agencies worldwide. At Magellan we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value.

Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual and invest in our employees by providing excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace has an exciting opportunity for a full-time permanent Electrical Technician at our manufacturing hub in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

The Electrical Technician will support manufacture of prototype and/or one-off Rocket or Space Systems hardware. The position will require that the individual be involved in all aspects of new product design - from initiation, planning, implementation, to closure - and participate with the design and development of various processes and hardware.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Support the design, development, testing and implementation of new manufacturing processes and methodologies under the direction of Engineering.
  • Support/Generate production documentation under the direction of Engineering.
  • Perform printed wiring board assembly and related soldering operations, harness assembly, equipment installations, and polymeric application.
  • Design and fabricate electrical shop aids and assemble components into related mechanical cases.
  • Dismantle, repair, assemble, fabricate, bench test, function, service and troubleshoot electronics and electrical assemblies (printed circuit boards, units, electrical harnesses) used in Rocket and Space Systems hardware.

Position Requirements / Qualifications


  • Diploma in Electronics Technology/Technician or Electrical Engineering Technology from accredited college. Equivalent training and experience may be considered.
  • Eligibility for ITAR/Controlled Goods registration and eligible for Security Clearance to “NATO Secret” level.
  • Travel will be required.


  • Knowledge and/or work experience in the following areas:
    • Printed Wiring Board assembly (hand and SMT soldering);
    • Polymerics (staking and conformal coating of circuit boards);
    • Cable harness manufacture.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and provide feedback on manufacturability.
  • Knowledge of IPC-J-STD-001 (Electronic Assemblies).
  • Knowledge of IPC/WHMA-A-620 Standards (Harness).

Skills & Competencies:

  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment.
  • The candidate shall be able to think and solve problems efficiently and independently.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions accurately is important.
  • Ability to deliver multiple tasks to set schedules with minimal supervision.
  • Time management skills

Why Magellan?

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive (FLEX) benefits package (fully Company paid)
  • Generous Company pension plan
  • Positive work-life balance
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Commitment to professional growth
  • Company social events including Company BBQ, children's events, service awards day, winter holiday party and many other events put together by our social committee!
  • Employee Social & Welfare Association
  • Employee discounts on tickets to certain sporting events and other entertainment/events
  • On-site gym
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible work hours
  • Full cafeteria with healthy daily specials

COVID-19 Protocol

Magellan Aerospace is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for our employees. Each employee and visitor who enter our premises are screened for COVID-19 symptoms. Masks are recommended in all of our shared public areas of the workplace and employees are required to practice social distancing at all times. We have ensured that hand-sanitize stations are easily accessible and enhanced cleaning schedules have been implemented on a daily basis.


Magellan Aerospace respects the privacy and confidentiality of personal information provided by candidates and shall not disclose to any external parties unless legislated.

Thank you for considering this exciting opportunity. This document is intended to provide the reader with information and is not a contractual document. Some of the material therefore may be subject to change.

Magellan Aerospace is committed to an inclusive working environment and equal opportunities for all. We welcome all applications without regard to social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or religious belief.

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