L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.
L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.
9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. and Canada employees, effective October 24, 2022.
About L3HARRIS WESCAM
As a subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies and within the Integrated Mission Systems Segment, the WESCAM division develops the most advanced optical sensor and targeting systems for global defense and military sectors, National Security, Search & Rescue and Airborne law enforcement agencies. From long-range covert surveillance missions to search and rescue operations, our MX-series systems, and the mission systems solutions they are a part of, produce stabilized high-magnification electro-optical and infrared images from airborne, marine and ground based platforms, enabling our customers to see first and act first.
About the Role
Operate various thin film coating chambers and measuring equipment. Perform final preparation, loading & inspection of complicated optical elements.
Operate various types of thin film coating chambers
Perform final preparation, loading and inspection of complicated optical elements
Perform complicated maintenance, repair & troubleshooting of equipment
Support the design of new tooling and fixtures for elements, chambers, and equipment
Support the development of new manufacturing processes and make improvements to current manufacturing processes
Understanding of principles of physics and chemistry
Understanding of principles of vacuum chambers
Understanding of principles of optical thin films
Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision
Ability to safely handle delicate optical parts
Ability to work well with others
Ability to comprehend and follow detailed instructions
Ability to read detailed drawings
Ability to effectively operate complicated equipment such as coating chambers and associated equipment, spectrophotometers
Experience & Education Requirements
Undergraduate Degree in the physical sciences
2 – 3 years of experience in the field of thin film coatings, particularly in optical coatings
Diversity & Inclusion
We believe that diversity among our employees makes us a stronger organization.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion within our L3Harris WESCAM family, and our community by welcoming and encouraging applications from anyone interested without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran’s status, Aboriginal status or any other legally-protected groups. For people with disabilities, we work with you throughout the recruitment process to ensure you have what you need in order to be at your best. If you require any accommodation for any part of the recruitment/interview process, or as you begin your career with us just let us know and we will take care of you.
Our work environment is both challenging and dynamic. Here’s what you can expect as an L3Harris WESCAM employee
Free wellness programs
Free fruit, bagels and coffee
Remote/hybrid work options and multiple work options
Real opportunities for growth and development
A diverse and inclusive working culture
Everyone’s role at L3HARRIS WESCAM contributes to protecting people’s lives
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.
L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.