July 24, 2024

Indeed Jobs On Field Service Representative – Welder. A career with General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada (GDLS-C) offers plenty of excitement, innovation, and challenge. With lots of global collaboration within the Land Systems family, we are a world-class defense industry leader with expertise in the design and manufacture of light and medium armored vehicles.

Company: General Dynamics Land Systems
(part of General Dynamics)
Location: 1991 Oxford St E, London, ON
Job Type: Full-time

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  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Profit sharing
  • Tuition reimbursement


About the Organization

At General Dynamics Land Systems, we put our customers at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to protecting and enabling 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.

Key Job Elements

  • Welding components of light armored vehicles
  • Repair of existing light armored vehicles
  • Remove and replace damaged components
  • Maintain safe work practices and be able to work in confined spaces and perform physical tasks
  • Prepare site reports while deployed
  • Provide technical advice to internal and external customers on weld repairs and procedures
  • Perform repair estimates in the field for the customer
  • Troubleshoot during weld repair
  • Assist in mechanical tear down of vehicles in preparation for weld repair
  • Read and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications

Required Qualifications

  • 1-year post-secondary education in a private welding school or community college or Journeyman Weld certificate.
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) certificate in all positions.
  • Ability to pass internal GDLS-C weld assessment.
  • 3 or more years of welding & fitting experience related to heavy manufacturing or heavy equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and documentation
  • Strong communication, organization, and prioritization skills
  • Displays technical or professional expertise
  • Ability to exceed expectations when completing defined tasks
  • Experience working with teams and/or customers
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Must meet anthropometrical size restrictions for confined workspace
  • Ability to travel (50%) extensively domestic/internationally, for extended periods, including in areas of operational deployment with our customers

Preferred Qualifications

  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) certified and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) with all position certification experience would be an asset.
  • College diploma
  • Previous light armored vehicle repair and maintenance experience with GDLS products
  • Red Seal Journeyman


We offer an outstanding career opportunity, room for personal growth, and a competitive compensation package that is based on your performance. The compensation and benefits package includes:

  • Deferred Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Employee Profit-Sharing Plan
  • RRSP/TFSA Savings Program
  • Extended Health & Dental Plans with Flexible Spending Account
  • Parental/Adoption Leave Top-Up, Adoption Assistance, In Vitro Fertilization Assistance
  • Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Optional Life, AD&D, and Critical Illness Insurance
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability entitlement
  • Tuition Assistance for Employee and Eligible Dependents
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off

General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada is an employment equity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require 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 the secret level.

If you are looking for that next dynamic opportunity and looking to take the next step in your career – apply to join General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada today!


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