Senior Electronics Technician

  • Mississauga, ON, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

CGG is a fully integrated Geoscience company providing leading geological, geophysical and reservoir capabilities to its broad base of customers primarily from the global oil and gas industry.  As the world's leading international pure-play geophysical company, we offer gravity, magnetic, electromagnetic and radiometric surveys with the most comprehensive range of advanced acquisition platforms in the air.

To build on the success of our business we are continuing to strengthen, mobilize, and energize our most important asset: our people.

We actively encourage technical excellence, problem-solving, innovation and teamwork.

Job Description

Reporting to the Electronics Manager, the Senior Electronics Technician/Technologist is responsible for support in the calibration, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of the geophysical instruments for use on projects. 

The position requires the individual to work flexible hours as the workload dictates.  The incumbent works primarily in an office environment but is responsible for field support and must be flexible to travel as needed for short term trips to field sites on short notice to effect field technical support and project start-ups. 

Typical Dimensions of the job

  • Configure and integrate geophysical instruments into CGG geophysical systems

  • Prepare geophysical instrumentation in the office as per job specification

  • Complete system deployment as per job specification provided

Main Accountabilities

  • Fabricate and install required cables, interfaces, power supplies, etc.

  • Modify existing equipment as per contract specifications, or perform system upgrades

  • Provide input on equipment design changes

  • Test and calibrate geophysical instruments to verify performance and rectify potential problems

  • Inspection and testing of geophysical instruments prior to field use

  • Support training of operators on the use of electronics equipment and geophysical instruments in the office and in the field. 

  • Provide support to field technicians where qualified by telephone or site visits

  • Test and troubleshoot equipment returning to the office to determine serviceability and repair as required or send for servicing

  • Support field operations group where qualified, which may include installations, calibrations, flight testing, and servicing

  • Be aware of and adhere to the safety policies and procedures of the company


Knowledge and Experience Required

  • Diploma in Electronics or Electronics Engineering Technology

  • At least 5 years of experience working in electronics within a geophysical survey environment

  • Demonstrated skill in troubleshooting electronic systems, and solving logistical problems

  • Ability to read schematics

  • Ability to use power tools

  • Familiarity and ability to work with various electronic diagnostic equipment including function generators, oscilloscopes, multi meters, etc.

Key Competencies Required

  • Self-motivated - ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong organization and time management skills



Additional Information

Benefits and Perks        

  • Competitive salary
  • Highly attractive bonus scheme
  • Employee/Family Assistance program
  • Medical & Dental Coverage
  • Health and Wellness benefits
  • RRSP match
  • Short term/Long term disability
  • Recognition programs
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