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Splicer Technician - Telecommunications Posted on Mar 06, 2018 by Unified Systems Group Inc.

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $27.00 to $34.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 27, 2018
Job Requirements


Unified Systems Group Inc.




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Major Work Area

  • Service
  • Repair
  • Maintenance
  • Installation

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

Working at heights training

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Fibre optics
  • Copper
  • Single line


5 years or more

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
  • Determine nature, cause and location of trouble
  • Install and maintain aerial and underground telephone equipment

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Confined spaces
  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • At heights

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • 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

  • 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

Mar 27, 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 Splicer Technician - Telecommunications is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Telecommunications Line and Cable Workers

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


Interest in compiling information to repair telecommunication lines, cables and various types of telephone and other telecommunication cables


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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