Cable Technician (Saint John, NB)

Cable Technician (Saint John, NB)

Saint John, NB

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 for permanent, full-time positions based out of Saint John, New Brunswick.

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 work with 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: 

1+ years of experience in structured cabling and fibre optics.

Additional Requirements: 
  • Valid driver’s license and reasonable driver abstract;
  • Willingness to work overtime, weekends, or on emergency call outs as required;
  • Ability to travel will be required;
  • 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);
  • Group Life Insurance;
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP);
  • Employee Referral Program;
  • Company discounts;
  • Paid work travel/Accommodations and Per Diem;
  • Paid training;
  • Company-Matched RRSP.