Fibre and Copper Splicer (Vancouver)

Fibre and Copper Splicer (Vancouver)

Vancouver, British Columbia

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

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Splicing, testing, and troubleshooting of fibre / 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: 
  • Fibre 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 is considered an asset 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)