UAV Technician

Engineering and R & D · Vaughan, Ontario
Department Engineering and R & D
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Company Profile

"Reimagining the Way You Deliver". Drone Delivery Canada is a publicly traded, disruptive, pioneering, technology company focused on designing, developing and implementing commercially viable, drone-based logistics systems for government, commercial, industrial & retail customers globally. The Company’s patented, fully-integrated hardware/software platform is used as a managed service in a SaaS business model. Drone Delivery Canada is commercialized, operational and early-stage revenue-generating, with a robust sales funnel of global prospects.

Our people are at the heart of the innovation process and joining us means you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate! We are seeking entrepreneurial, smart, team-oriented people who have purpose and are committed to helping our team bring leading drone technology to businesses globally.



We currently have a career opportunity for an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Technician. The UAV Technician will be part of the Engineering team.


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Assemble and integrate Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) from the component level up
  • Ensure all components are assembled and configured correctly and safely according to mechanical drawings, wiring diagrams, electrical schematics, standard procedures or other specifications
  • Create and / or maintain documentation of systems and assembly, manufacturing or quality assurance procedures
  • Perform regular inspection and maintenance tasks to ensure aircraft flight-readiness  
  • Control and organize tools and inventory within the production environment
  • Prepare technical reports and briefings based on test results
  • Perform other duties as assigned 


Minimum Qualifications


  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in electrical, mechanical or mechatronics engineering
  • At least 1 year of professional experience working in an electrical / robotics lab or manufacturing environment
  • At least 1 year of wiring, soldering, crimping and other electrical assembly experience
  • Hands on mechanical assembly skills including working with power tools and cutting materials
  • Hands-on experience with electronics, embedded systems, autopilots, robotics and / or mechanical systems
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Windows, Excel, Word, etc.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in or knowledge of the UAV industry
  • Experience assembling, configuring and/or working with safety critical systems
  • Experience working with and / or manufacturing composite materials & structures
  • Experience using computer aided design (CAD) software


Behavioural Competencies and Personal Attributes


  • Attention to detail
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Mechanical aptitude and good hand-eye coordination
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team
  • Strong organizational skills, including an ability to prioritize activities and complete tasks on schedule with limited supervision
  • Ability to make good decisions using sound, professional judgement


Hours of Work, Work Environment and Potential Travel


  • 37.5 hours per week and some overtime occasionally
  • 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Position is predominantly in an engineering lab, and field projects is expected
  • Some travel within Canada required
  • Valid Class-G driver’s license in good standing and regular access to a personal vehicle required


Diversity & Inclusion


DDC is committed to the creation of an exceptional work environment wherein we maintain values of mutual respect, integrity, dignity, and inclusivity; and encourage the open exchange of ideas and opinions. We are an equal opportunity employer that evaluates applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.


If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please inform the recruiter. This ensures that the appropriate accommodations are in place at time of your interview and before you begin your employment.


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  • Location
    Vaughan, Ontario
  • Department
    Engineering and R & D
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience