MDU Cable Technician (Fredericton, NB)

MDU Cable Technician (Fredericton, NB)

Fredericton, NB

VistaCare Communications is a leading technology solutions provider for a wide range of businesses and organizations. We are currently seeking experienced and motivated MDU Cable Technicians to join our National operations in Fredericton, NB 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: 
  • Installation of fibre optic cables in new and existing buildings
  • Demonstrates the ability to identify and document all cables and equipment appropriately
  • Safe and efficient utilization of hand and portable tools in an indoor/outdoor environment
  • Ability to drill all building types and install: raceway, EMT, PVC or micro duct
  • Ability to connectorize single mode fibre as per manufacturer/customer standards
  • Knowledge of building and electrical code
  • Ability to read blueprints and building plans and document daily records, reports and hours worked
  • Perform fibre optic testing (OTDR/power meter) and accurately record test results
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective listening, teamwork, and writing abilities
  • Understand, adhere to, and promote environmental, health & safety practices
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 and construction/labour 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
  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs
  • 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)
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Employer-match RRSP group plan
  • WorkPerks with Venngo and other corporate discounts available