Copper & Fiber Splicers (4) - Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie
- Safely identify, splice and cut copper or fiber cables of all sizes, and including loose tube and ribbon optic cables in a telecommunications network.
- Install and maintain copper and fiber cabling and associated components.
- Relocate, replace, and repair underground cable.
- Use bucket trucks, enter into crawl spaces, use ladders, tunnels, and trenches to access various installation and construction points as required.
- Assist in pulling cable lines and other equipment used in installing OSP cable (ie. through existing duct packages, through conduits either manually, blowing, or mechanically).
- Liaise with crews, Foreman and/or Manager on details of work completed, including time and expense reports.
- Complete fiber optic testing with Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR), Power Meters and Live Fiber Identifiers.
- Troubleshoot fiber optic networks as required, including emergency restoration projects.
- Prepare and maintain splicing records, schematics and diagrams.
- Create graphical worksheets for contractors.
- Understand Staking Sheets and ITD/UDOT blueprints.
- Familiar with RUS standards, read and follow design engineer's instructions and specifications.
- Interpret buried underground and aerial telecom facilities in records, on maps and in the field with clarity and detail and make recommendations for changes in running line or construction methodologies.
- Prepare and submit as-builds.
- Work in, on and around customer’s property while following company policies and maintaining the highest level of professionalism towards any customer and their property.
- 1-4 years working on copper cable or fiber network, including previous underground utility experience
- Valid driver’s license (class 1 or 3 preferred) and a ability to obtain driver’s abstract
- Proficient using automated testing and toning equipment for copper or fiber telecom cables
- Experience in the use of equipment for the deconstruction of a telecom network
- Knowledge of safe limits of approach, underground utilities, ISP and OSP cabling infrastructure, safe work practices and safety policies
- Coax splicing experience is an asset
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES – YOU’RE ABLE TO:
- Read blueprints or technical drawings
- Work at heights and in confined spaces (Confined space certification, Fall protection certification)
- Ability, or use modified assistance, to differentiate between different colours
- CSTS, First Aid, WHMIS, GHS are all assets
- Work outdoors – perhaps in some extreme climates
- Travel and work in various locations across Canada
- Accommodate different work schedules and shifts based on project requirements
- Perform physically demanding work (able to lift 50+ pounds)
- Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
- Be honest, hard-working and trustworthy
- Demonstrate sound work ethics and the solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse environment
- Work in Canada for any employer
This position is safety sensitive and is subject to drug and alcohol testing consistent with QTC’s drug and alcohol, criminal background check and driving (including driver’s abstract) policies.
Please submit your resume and cover letter to us using the link below. Tell us where you want to work (Calgary, Edmonton or Grande Prairie). We’ll contact you if it looks like we have an opportunity that’s right for you. QTC rewards hard work, performance and results by offering a competitive compensation and benefits package, including a company-matched RRSP. Want to know more? Check out www.quantatelecom.ca
Quanta Telecom Canada (QTC) is primed, with best in class safety and quality programs, world class training facilities, top-notch talent and the largest specialized equipment fleet in North America to support the robust and growing Canadian Telecommunications sector. QTC offers a competitive benefits program for all its employees, including a company matched RRSP. We have fully equipped aerial and underground support crews as well as a fully functional planning and engineering team. QTC also has a large support group of approved subcontractors to ensure that they deliver their commitments on time.
QTC is a subsidiary of both Valard Construction and Quanta Services, a fortune 400 Engineering, Procurement and Construction service provider with 8.5 Billion USD in revenues and financial resources for capital-intensive projects. We are a compilation of telecom business from Valard, including the recent expansion into eastern Canada. QTC has the mobility of a start-up and the stability that comes with a large, stable parent.