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Switch Incorporated Field Technician (Contractor) Contract in Lower Mainland, BC

Switch Incorporated

Branch Lower Mainland BC CA

Position:
Field Technician (Contractor)
Location:
Lower Mainland, BC

Knowledge and understanding of the telecommunications colour code. As a result, we are looking for telecommunications field technicians for temporary/contract…

Switch is looking to expand our Residential and Business ADSL and VOIP Phone services to the Vancouver and Lower Mainland area in British Columbia. As a result, we are looking for telecommunications field technicians for temporary/contract work.

The position of Field Technician primarily involves installation of ADSL circuits from demarcation to the customers suite. Field Technicians are supported by the Operations and Engineering teams.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to run, terminate (Type A & Type B) cat5e and cat 6 cabling, work with twisted pair copper, and troubleshooting steps and procedures for each.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the telecommunications colour code
  • Understand how to configure modems, routers, phones, etc. Model specific training documentation and support will be provided.
  • Expert computer user (we want power users!)
  • Hard worker
  • You have the capacity to learn on the job and get creative with solutions to problems
  • You like to leave a job looking nice and tidy. You see every installation as a work of art!

Safety is a high priority at Switch, and all technicians will be expected to meet or exceed the OH&S, Worksafe BC and Switch Inc safety requirements. This includes documentation such as: FLHA’s (Field Level Hazard Assessments), Worksite Safety Inspections, Weekly Vehicle Inspections, etc.

All subcontractor will be required to complete the Switch Subcontractor on boarding process to determine if they meet the necessary requirements.

You must also be able to lift up to 75 lbs, climb ladders, work at heights, crawl under buildings, and be ready to work in rain or shine.

Compensation:

A flat-rate will be paid for each job. Rate card will be finalized once viable candidates have been selected.

If you think you would be the perfect person for this position, don’t wait to get a hold of us. We are looking for awesome people NOW. Email us your letter of introduction and your resume and we will get back to you right away.

Tools: Technician must provide safety equipment (Hard Hat, Steel-toed boots, safety glasses, gloves), tools, DSL meter, etc.

Job Type: Contract
Job Location:

  • Vancouver & Lower Mainland, British Columbia

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Telecommunications: 2 years

Required license or certification:

  • Drivers License (Class 5)
  • Valid Worksafe BC Coverage
  • $2,000,000 Automotive Liability Coverage
  • $2,000,000 Commercial General Liability Coverage
  • Criminal background check (Completed within last 60 days)

Job Type: Contract

Job Location:

  • Lower Mainland, BC

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Telecommunications: 2 years
  • ADSL installation and troubleshooting: 2 years

Required license or certification:

  • Class 5 Drivers License

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

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