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Job Details

Rigger - Telecommunications

Employer

Communications Group

Date Posted

June 07, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $45.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 8  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 07, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Communications Group

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma

Major Work Area

  • Service
  • Repair
  • Maintenance
  • Installation

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Working at heights training

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

Climb and work aloft on poles, ladders or other support structures

Work Setting

Telecommunications company

Specific Skills

  • Test equipment to locate transmission faults
  • Splice, join and connect wires
  • Repair or replace defective telephone equipment
  • Install trunking systems, circuits and equipment
  • Inspect and test trunking systems
  • Determine nature, cause and location of trouble
  • Install and maintain aerial and underground telephone equipment

Security and Safety

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

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Safety equipment/gear
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Safety harness

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • At heights

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Urban area
  • Remote location
  • Various locations
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Personal Suitability

  • Reliability
  • Organized

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits
  • Paramedical services coverage

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

Other benefits

Wellness program

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have education in this field of employment?

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Rigger - 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.

Learn About Interests

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