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Job Details

Line Technician, Telecommunications

Employer

Prema Telecom Inc

Date Posted

May 30, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $32.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 33 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jun 29, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Prema Telecom Inc

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Confined spaces

Work setting

Telecommunications company

Tasks

  • Install and maintain aerial and underground telephone equipment
  • Test equipment to locate transmission faults
  • Complete and maintain test and service reports
  • Determine nature, cause and location of trouble
  • Climb and work aloft on poles, ladders or other support structures
  • Connect, disconnect and relocate cable outlets
  • Determine work assignments
  • Install cable modems and software to enable Internet access
  • Repair or replace faulty cables, power suppliers and amplifiers
  • Splice, join and connect wires
  • Repair or replace defective telephone equipment

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Working at heights training
  • First Aid Certificate

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Coaxial line
  • Fibre optics
  • Single line
  • Copper
  • Aerial and underground cable lines
  • Cable outlets
  • Converters
  • Splitters

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Own transportation
  • Willing to travel
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Willing to travel for extended periods

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Physically demanding
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Manual dexterity

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Safety harness

Personal suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Team player

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Line Technician, Telecommunications is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Telecommunications Line and Cable Workers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to splice and repair various types and sizes of telephone and other telecommunication cables, including single line, coaxial and fibre optic; may operate excavation machinery and other heavy equipment

innovative

Interest in compiling information to repair telecommunication lines, cables and various types of telephone and other telecommunication cables

methodical

Interest in speaking with other workers to co-ordinate the preparation and completion of assignments

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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