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Submitted: 2022-07-27
Job Title: Line Technician
Company: VistaCare Communications
Location: Halifax, NS
Description:
VistaCare Communications is a leading telecommunications solutions provider for a wide range of businesses and organizations. We currently have positions available for motivated Line Technicians to join our telecommunication construction operations in Halifax, NS. Our Line Technicians are involved in all facets of outside plant construction including Fibre Optics, Copper and RF Coax.  

Duties and Responsibilities:
Operate vehicle-mounted aerial device equipment
Operate cable lashing machines and other lineman equipment
Load and unload equipment and cable trailers
Outside Plant (OSP) line construction with coax, copper and fibre cables
Perform testing and troubleshooting if required
Adhere to all company safety policies and procedures

Knowledge and Skills:
Strong manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination, and attention to detail
Ability to work in all weather conditions, confined spaces, isolation
Ability to work construction 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, organized, and a team player
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and repetitive tasks

Experience Required:
1+ years of Line Technician related experience in a telecommunications environment
Technical training or line training/certification considered an asset
Preference given to candidates with telecom experience in outside plant construction (OSP) and FTTx projects

Additional Requirements:
Valid driver’s license (preference given to Class 3 and above - Class 3 with airbrakes an asset) * May be required to obtain Class 3 with airbrakes
Willingness to work overtime, weekends, or on emergency call outs as 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;
Free on-site parking at head office;
Company discounts;
Paid work travel/Accommodations and Per Diem;
Paid training;
Company-Matched RRSP.