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Job Details

Splicer - Telecommunications

Employer

VistaCare Communications Services of Canada Inc

Date Posted

August 25, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $25.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Sep 24, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

VistaCare Communications Services of Canada Inc

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Major Work Area

  • Repair
  • Maintenance
  • Installation

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Fibre optics
  • Copper

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

  • Complete and maintain test and service reports
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • 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
  • Install trunking systems, circuits and equipment
  • Inspect and test trunking systems
  • Determine nature, cause and location of trouble

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Confined spaces
  • Outdoors
  • At heights

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • 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
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Urban area
  • Willing to relocate

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

Benefits

  • Medical Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Dental Benefits
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • RRSP Benefits
  • Vision Care Benefits

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

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
The Splicer - Telecommunications is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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 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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