Drop Technician

Drop Technician

Prince George

VistaCare Communications is a leading technology solutions provider for a wide range of businesses and organizations. We are currently seeking experienced and motivated Drop Technicians to join our Outside Plant (OSP) Operations in Prince George, BC for permanent, full-time employment. Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the Drop Work Technicians are responsible for placement of fibre from the pole to the exterior of the customer’s home.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Placement of fibre & copper from pole to premises
  • Reading and interpreting blueprints and job details
  • Working at heights, in confined spaces, and near power lines
Knowledge and Skills: 
  • Strong manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions, confined spaces, in isolation
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding atmosphere that includes, but is not limited to: carry, raise and climb a ladder; carry, lift and handle heavy equipment (manhole covers, cable reels, etc.)
  • Excellent work ethic and attention to detail
  • Self-disciplined, motivated, organized, and a team player
Experience Required: 
  • 1+ Years of related experience
  • Bucket truck operation
  • 28’ extension ladder set-up
  • Experience with placement of fibre optics & copper
Additional Requirements: 
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract (preference for airbrakes or willingness to get airbrakes)
  • Willingness to work overtime, weekends, or on emergency call outs as required
  • Willingness to travel as required
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal record check
Compensation and Benefits: 
  • Competitive compensation based on experience and skill set
  • 50% employer paid comprehensive group benefits (health, dental, vision, insurance)
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP)