• Location: Halifax, NS
  • Deadline: October 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Cable Technician (Halifax, NS)

Halifax, NS

Job Summary

VistaCare Communications is a leading technology solutions provider for a wide range of businesses and organizations. We are currently seeking experienced and motivated Cable Technicians to join our operations team in Halifax, NS for permanent, full-time positions. Cable Technicians are involved in all facets of maintaining a cable system such as through installing, repairing, programming, and upgrading cable infrastructure.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain cable systems by installing, repairing, programming, and upgrading cable infrastructure
  • Run new cabling in new or existing buildings
  • Responsible for the termination and testing of new cabling
  • Perform major and minor preventive maintenance and repairs by troubleshooting cabling system issues
  • Set up new telecommunications frames
  • Understand, adhere to, and promote environmental, health & safety practices
  • Assist co-workers with installation and routine maintenance of structured cabling systems
Knowledge and Skills: 
  • Ability to test, analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve complex issues
  • Ability to manage workload and to ensure jobs are completed on time and on budget
  • Job planning skills according to desired timelines, including the dissection of blueprints
  • Strong manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions, confined spaces, isolation
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding atmosphere including, but is not limited to: carry, raise and climb a ladder, carry, lift and handle heavy equipment and/or tooling.
  • Self-disciplined, motivated and organized
Experience Required: 
  • Preference will be given to those with fibre optic splicing experience
  • Supervisory or team lead experience is considered an asset
Additional Requirements: 
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract
  • Willingness to work overtime, weekends, or on emergency call outs as required
  • Willingness to travel would be beneficial as travel options may arise for future projects
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal record check
Compensation and Benefits: 
  • Competitive compensation based on experience and skill level
  • 50% employer paid comprehensive group benefits (health, dental, vision, insurance)
  • Employer-match RRSP group plan