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Submitted: 2022-07-27
Job Title: Line Technician
Company: VistaCare Communications
Location: Windsor, ON
VistaCare Communications is a leading telecommunications solutions provider for a wide range of businesses and organizations. We are currently seeking entry level and experienced and motivated Line Technicians to join our telecommunication construction operations in various locations in Ontario for permanent, full-time positions. A Line Technician is involved in all facets of outside plant construction including aerial installation of Fibre Optics, Copper and RF Coax.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Adhere to all company safety policies and procedures
Operate vehicle-mounted aerial device equipment – experience with cable placers is an asset
Placement of stands and cable – use of all tools and equipment necessary to complete work
Load and unload equipment and cable trailers
Outside Plant (OSP) line construction with coax, strand, copper and fibre cables
Perform testing and troubleshooting, if required
Drive and operate Line Truck

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 or line related experience in a telecommunications environment
Technical training or line training/certification considered an asset
Preference given to candidates with telecommunication ( telecom ) experience in outside plant construction (OSP) and FTTx projects

Additional Requirements:
Valid driver’s license (Class DZ), airbrakes or willing to obtain Airbrakes endorsement, reasonable driver abstract
Willingness to work overtime, weekends, or on emergency call outs as required
Ability to travel (Company provides paid accommodations and a daily per-diem when travelling);
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;
Company discounts;
Company-Matched RRSP.