Materials Technician

Materials Technician

07 Jun
Canadian Armed Forces

07 Jun

Canadian Armed Forces



By applying for this job offer, you are applying for a military job.

Materials technicians maintain and repair vehicles and related equipment used by military members. They use various welding, machining, sheet metal work and painting techniques. They also work with diverse material like textile, glass fibre and composite.

Before applying, it is strongly recommended to look at the online descriptive information as well as the video for your selected trade:


- Welding
- Plasma arc cutting
- Metal surface refinishing
- Auto body repair and refinishing
- Rust-proofing and retreatment
- Spray-painting
- Drilling, threading and reaming
- Textile repair
- Sewing-machine repair

- Respirator repair
- Repair of fibreglass and composite materials


In the Regular Force, your work location is not garanteed since you may be asked to work anywhere in Canada. However, if you only want to work in your area, the Reserve Force may be an alternative. Military personnel can be asked to work on atypical schedules. Salary increases according to the rank and experience of the member according to the rates of pay applicable on April 1, 2017. To know more about the rates of pay:


- General Welder
- Millwright
- Tool-and-Die Maker
- Sheet-Metal Worker
- Auto Body Repair Technician
- Sewing
- Motor Vehicule Body Repairer
- Tinsmith
- Die-Forger
- Car Painter
- Fiberglass Roller


You can apply for this position if you meet at least these conditions:

- To be aged between 16 and 55 years old
- To be a Canadian citizen
- To have completed at least Math 416 (CST4).
- To have completed at least 24 secondary school units (Secondary 4 and / or 5); OR Have obtained a Professional Diploma; OR Have obtained a certificate of equivalence at the secondary level (AENS-TENS); OR Have acquired General Educational Development (GED)

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