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Horizon Network Management Fibre Optic Technician Full Time in Edmonton, AB

Horizon Network Management

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Position:
Fibre Optic Technician
Location:
Edmonton, AB

Previous work experience in telecommunications is an asset. Our technicians are responsible for the installation of overhead fibre optic networks for the…

Job Description:

Our technicians are responsible for the installation of overhead fibre optic networks for the largest fibre-optic telecommunications project in Canada. As a Fibre Optic Technician you will complete the installation of overhead fibre optics supporting the project build in communities across Alberta.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive to and from residential and small business customer locations in a defined geographic area, installing overhead fibre on behalf of our client
  • Installing fibre optic cables through manholes, ducts, and underground vaults.
  • Operate equipment and a vehicle in a safe manner, ensuring adherence to Horizon’s safety program
  • Interacts with customers in a professional and courteous manner to ensure that their work orders are completed as requested
  • Provides a high level of customer service ensuring that any escalations or concerns are addressed professionally
  • Utilizes handheld tools
  • Ensures vehicle, test equipment and tools are maintained in excellent condition
  • Supports the Lead technician as part of a small team of technicians dedicated to installing aerial drops

Requirements:

  • Previous work experience in telecommunications is an asset
  • Previous experience installing overhead fibre using lashers
  • Previous experience of operating a bucket truck an asset
  • Ability to climb utility poles
  • Previous experience in fibre splicing an asset
  • A strong technical aptitude
  • Must be computer savvy, able to handle multiple computer applications
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A positive, “can-do” attitude and customer focused approach that enables you to deal with challenging situations with integrity, empathy and sincerity
  • Self-motivated, ability to prioritize and organize workloads with little direction for self and others
  • Maintain a valid provincial driver’s license
  • Ability to manage a physically demanding position which involves sitting, standing, bending, climbing, lifting, and working at heights and in confined spaces

Work Conditions:

  • Travel to various project locations in Alberta will be required.
  • Must be open to rotating shift work.
  • Work outdoors at the customer location.
  • Ability to manage a physically demanding position which involves sitting, standing, bending, climbing, lifting, and working at heights and in confined spaces.

Job Type: Full-time

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-01
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