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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Bedford, NS, Canada
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Defense, Aerospace


DRS Pivotal Power, Inc. is located in Bedford, Nova Scotia. DRS Pivotal Power is a leader in the design, development and manufacture of high reliability power conversion equipment for mission critical applications supporting all branches of the military in Canada, the US and many countries abroad. All products are designed and manufactured in house by our growing team of over 60 employees. DRS Pivotal Power is part of the Leonardo DRS Naval Electronics group and has currently over 30,000 fielded units boasting a field reliability of over 99%.

Job Summary

DRS Pivotal Power is a leader in the development and manufacture of high reliability power conversion equipment for the military. The company has been operating out of Bedford, Nova Scotia for more than 40 years and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo DRS, one of the largest international suppliers of defense products and services in the world.


DRS Pivotal Power has a current opening for an energetic, self-motivated person, with a proven ability to work closely and cooperatively with others, to fill a full time co-op contract position as an Industrial Engineer Co-op. They will work in-office at our Bedford, NS location with our Manufacturing team.

Job Responsibilities
  • Work closely with and assist Production Manager/Supervisor and manufacturing Engineer in the conduct of various engineering assignments
  • Conduct time/motion studies on the production floor
  • Carry out basic work instructions that will help in understanding the fundamentals of the Company and also learn new things
  • Gather/Assemble production line data
  • Complete assigned tasks on time
  • May be required to help in research in a particular field
  • Conduct design analysis and/or calculations under the supervision of engineers
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and have the ability to build a good network
  • Perform a wide variety of tasks to gain familiarity with the engineering and production staff, methods, programs and practices
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Other duties as assigned
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Engineering student; some progress towards engineering degree
  • Participation in a co-op program at a recognized educational institution
  • Must be diligent, hardworking, and quick to learn
  • Ability to apply problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well within a collaborative team environment

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.  


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