Test Technician


Bedford, Nova Scotia, CA, B4B 1G9

Job ID: 108719 


The Leonardo DRS Naval Electronics business provides leading naval computing infrastructure, network and data distribution and middleware enterprise services, as well as world-class manufacturing and support capabilities.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Lead Technician, the Test Technician is primarily responsible for testing, troubleshooting, and repairing production electronic equipment and systems on site in the Bedford facility.

As a Test Technician, your main responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Applies electronic theory, principles of electrical circuits, testing procedures and related knowledge to test and troubleshoot production electronic equipment.
  • Utilizes test equipment to perform functional, operational, and environmental tests on equipment to established criteria to determine acceptability. Performs test equipment prove out. Evaluates performance of equipment and compliance with procedures.
  • Reads and interprets diagrams, schematics, blueprints, and technical manuals for repair and diagnostic information.
  • Performs troubleshooting and failure analysis on products and documents results. Completes repairs, maintenance, and calibrations to test equipment. Designs fixtures and jigs.
  • Analyzes, records, and interprets test data to determine product acceptability. Recommends changes in method or installation specifications to simplify tests or reduce test times.

What you require to be successful in the role:

  • Possession of an Electronics Technician Diploma and/or equivalent combination of education and related work experience.
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of related work experience within a fast-paced electronics manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain electronic equipment.
  • Experience reading schematics and engineering specs.
  • Must have technical competency and good manual dexterity.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret test data.
  • Must have basic design capabilities and integration/troubleshooting skills.

Benefits of working with DRS Pivotal Power:

  • A motivating team-based environment where your achievements matter
  • An opportunity to work on industry leading edge technology.
  • Flexible work hours and a compressed work week to promote a healthy work/life balance.
  • Industry leading wellness program including:
    • Health, dental, and vision coverage available on first day of hire at no cost to the employee with access to virtual healthcare
    • Access to Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Competitive compensation including:
    • Reimbursement for professional development initiatives and memberships plus access to free online learning resources
    • Registered Retirement Savings Plan with matching company contributions with access to complimentary financial planning
    • Maternity and Parental leave top-up
    • Vacation, personal days, sick leave, and additional company paid days off

About DRS Pivotal Power:

DRS Pivotal Power Inc., a subsidiary of Leonardo DRS, is a leader in the development and manufacture of high reliability power conversion equipment for mission critical military applications. DRS Pivotal Power is part of the Naval Electronics Canada Group.

All applicants must fulfill requirements for Canadian security clearance.  

Applicants requiring a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process are to advise Human Resources. DRS Pivotal Power Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants may apply to this position online at www.leonardodrs.com careers. 


Taking care of our people is a top priority at Leonardo DRS. We are proud to offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a company contribution to a health savings account, telemedicine, life and disability insurance, legal insurance, and an RRSP savings plan. We champion wellness programs that focus on physical, emotional, and financial well-being. We develop our talent by offering programs and activities to support career-growth, professional development, and skill enhancement. And we understand there is more to life than work, and the importance of offering flexible work schedules with our 9/80 program, competitive vacation, health/emergency leave, paid parental leave, and community service hours. 
*Some employees are eligible for limited benefits only


Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

The DRS culture is defined by our Core Values and Principles: 

- Integrity
- Agility
- Excellence
- Customer Focus
- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
- Innovation

We strive to uphold them in all aspects of our business practices to inspire our employees and provide outstanding support for our customers.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com