Fiber and Copper Splicers (Sudbury, ON)

Fiber and Copper Splicers (Sudbury, ON)

Sudbury, ON

VistaCare Communications is a leading telecommunications and technology provider for a wide range of businesses and organizations. We are currently looking to hire Fiber Splicers and Copper Splicers for our outside plant (OSP) field operations in Sudbury, Ontario for permanent, full-time positions. These positions are involved in all facets of splicing including cable preparation, termination, fusion-splicing, testing and troubleshooting.

VistaCare Communications is an equal opportunity employer, welcoming applications from people with disabilities. Any applicant who may require accommodations are encouraged to discuss this with their recruiter.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Splicing, testing, and troubleshooting of fiber / copper sites and links
  • Documenting and reporting on completed telecommunication work
  • Maintaining project and telecom safety documentation
  • Inspecting routes and hub sites as preventative maintenance
  • Ensuring all attended sites are clearly labelled
  • Locating faults and mobilizing resources within minimal time to counter fault
  • Reviewing engineered plans and blueprints
Knowledge and Skills: 
  • 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 (manhole covers, cable reels)
  • Self-disciplined, motivated and organized
Experience Required: 
  • Fiber or Copper splicing experience (preference will be given to those with experience in both)
  • Familiarity with the tools, equipment and techniques of the trade
  • Technical training considered an asset
Additional Requirements: 
  • Valid driver’s license (preference given to Class 3 or DZ and above), reasonable driver abstract
  • Willingness to work overtime, weekends, or on emergency call outs as required
  • Willingness to travel would be beneficial as travel options may arise for future projects (All travel and accomodations will be paid by VistaCare)
  • 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)