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telephone technician


Source: Job Bank

Location

Edmonton, AB
T6X1R2

Salary

$33.50 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Confined spaces

Work setting

  • Maintenance
  • Testing
  • Various locations
  • Repair
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Service
  • Willing to relocate

Tasks

  • Diagnose and locate equipment faults, and adjust, replace or repair telecommunications equipment
  • Inspect operation of telecommunications equipment
  • Install, arrange, remove and maintain telephone equipment, wiring and associated hardware
  • Repair or replace defective telephone equipment
  • Test installed telephone systems to locate transmission faults
  • Analyze test results and adjust, change or repair switching system, network, associated equipment and software
  • Complete and maintain test and service reports
  • Determine nature, cause and location of trouble
  • Initiate the dispatch of appropriate repair personnel
  • Inspect and test trunking systems
  • Install electromechanical, analog and digital trunking systems, circuits and equipment in telecommunications central offices and switching centres
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Operate computerized testing systems to conduct service tests on customer lines and equipment
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Climb and work aloft on poles, ladders or other support structures
  • Connect, disconnect and relocate cable outlets
  • Determine work assignments
  • Inspect, test and repair cable signals and associated equipment
  • Install cable modems and software to enable Internet access
  • Repair or replace faulty cables, power suppliers and amplifiers

Security and safety

  • Basic security clearance

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Manual dexterity

Weight handling

  • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)
  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)
  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Safety equipment/gear
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Safety harness
  • Cellular phone

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Accurate
  • Dependability

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