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Job Details

Rigger - Telecommunications

Employer

WesTower Communications Ltd.

Date Posted

June 17, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Thorsby, AB
  • Earnings $27.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 20  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 18, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

WesTower Communications Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Instruct apprentices
  • Complete and maintain test and service reports
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Climb and work aloft on poles, ladders or other support structures

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

Long term benefits

  • Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)
  • Other benefits

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

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.

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