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Cable Repair Technician - Telecommunications Posted on Feb 12, 2018 by VistaCare Communications

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $19.00 to $25.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 5 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 26, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

VistaCare Communications

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Major Work Area

Installation

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

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Fibre optics
  • Coaxial line

Experience

Experience an asset

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

  • Splice, join and connect wires
  • Install and maintain aerial and underground telephone equipment

Security and Safety

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

Work Site Environment

  • Confined spaces
  • Outdoors
  • At heights

Transportation/Travel Information

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Urban area
  • Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

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.

Advertised Until

Feb 26, 2018

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 Cable Repair Technician - 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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