Specialist, Trainer Maintenance Chassis

by General Dynamics Land Systems

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Nov 23, 2021
General Dynamics Land Systems

Job Description

Specialist, Trainer Maintenance Chassis

At General Dynamics Land Systems we put our Customers at the centre of everything we do. Our commitment to protect and enable the people who serve drives us to develop products and systems that give them a clear advantage for mission success. We are looking for passionate individuals to help us deliver innovative, unique solutions to our Customers.

Position Description:

  • Maintain safe work practices
  • Conduct training for both Operators and Maintainers on GDLS-C chassis.
  • Travel to military locations in Canada and Globally.
  • Instructs and operates military vehicles and equipment in a training role.
  • Ensure proper documentation and updates are completed for:
    • Site reports, and Training Development Packages.
  • Liaise and communicate with internal and external organizations on training related matters.
  • Attend meetings with internal and external Customers as required
  • Maintains compliance with ISO procedures, GDLS policies, regulatory requirements (ITAR) and Safety policies.
  • When required be the lead trainer, provide team leadership, instruct, monitor and advise trainers on site.


Position Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • University degree or College diploma or Equivalent Military Certification.
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years previous instructional experience.
  • Minimum 3 years previous experience in the operation and maintenance of armored vehicles for Land Combat Arms.
  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of turreted vehicle systems.
  • Ability to develop Lesson and Courseware Packages using the Systems Approach to Training (SAT).
  • Strong communication, organization and prioritization skills.
  • Demonstrated strength in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Willing to travel throughout the world and work in extreme environmental conditions.
  • Experience working with teams and/or customers.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and documentation.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Canadian Firearms Restricted Possession and Acquisition License (PAL).
  • Capable of meeting physical demands of the job and Anthropometric Size Requirements for confined space.
  • Valid Driver’s License and ability to qualify for DZ license.
  • Ability to work shift and/or altered work weeks if necessary.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experienced in the operation and maintenance of various weapons i.e. 25/30mmm cannon, 105 mm Assault Gun, Anti-Tank.
  • Military (Land) DP3 Qualified with LAV driving/driving instructor.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Military School or Unit as an Instructor or Standards Cell member.
  • Qualification as a CF military instructor, TRADOC, or equivalent with experience as an Instructor in a CF or equivalent school or unit.

General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada is an employment equity employer who values diversity and inclusion.  We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

It is a requirement that General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada be registered with the Canadian Controlled Goods Program and that all of its workforce be security assessed.  As such, successful applicants must meet all applicable security requirements, including, but not limited to, the ability to obtain and maintain a Canadian government security clearance to secret level.