Telecommunications technician

Instructors

Job Id: 4221

Horizon Canada Inc

November 8, 2023

Ottawa

Ontario

Full Time

Wage Rate; $32.50/h

Languages
English

Education
College/CEGEP

Experience
1 year to less than 2 years

Responsibilities
Tasks
Diagnose and locate equipment faults, and adjust, replace or repair telecommunications equipment
Inspect and test 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
Maintain and repair aerial and underground transmission systems
Repair or replace faulty cables, power suppliers and amplifiers

Additional information
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

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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