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Rigger - Telecommunications

Employer

Ironman group contracting ltd

Date Posted

January 24, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Airdrie, AB
  • Earnings $35.00 to $50.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 4  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 07, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Ironman group contracting ltd

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • At heights

Work setting

  • Installation
  • Urban area
  • Maintenance
  • Rural area
  • Remote location
  • Repair
  • Telecommunications company
  • Various locations
  • Willing to relocate

Tasks

  • Install and maintain aerial and underground telephone equipment
  • Test equipment to locate transmission faults
  • Install trunking systems, circuits and equipment
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Climb and work aloft on poles, ladders or other support structures
  • Splice, join and connect wires
  • Repair or replace defective telephone equipment

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Working at heights training
  • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board¿(WSIB) clearance Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate

Equipment and machinery experience

Coaxial line

Security and safety

  • Drug test
  • Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

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

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Tight deadlines
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Own tools/equipment

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

Personal suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current field of study?
  • What is your current level of study?

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Workplace information

On the road job

Health benefits

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

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

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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