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Position: Full-Time Field Technician

Rigstar is seeking a Full Time “Field Technician” to work in our Edson Shop and report directly to the Field Service Manager. The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include but limited to:

** Preference for candidates residing in Edson, Alberta will be given.**

Requirements: Training is available

  • Professional IT Certifications is an asset
  • Proficient in Networking is an asset
  • Motorola 2 way Radio certification is an asset
  • Driver Training Certification is an asset
  • Coax cable and connector installation
  • Cable wiring and connector installation
  • Valid Driver’s License with a Clean Driver’s Abstract
  • First Aid / CPR
  • Experience with mechanical devices and tools and test equipment
  • Able and willing to work out of town
  • Field experience in a similar position
  • Working Knowledge of Oil Field operations is an asset
  • Knowledge of computers, Windows operating systems
  • Help Desk / Troubleshooting skills
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair of telecommunications equipment
  • Experience with WIFI systems, VOIP phone system, cable TV Installations

Key Skill Requirements:

  • Ability to manage own workload and set priorities with little supervision.
  • You MUST be comfortable working from heights; this job requires that you regularly climb Towers and Rigs
  • H2S Alive Certification
  • Fall Arrest Certification
  • Tower Rescue Certification is an asset
  • Understanding of support tools, techniques, and how technology is used to provide IT services
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and can meet deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills with the ability to communicate in a straight forward manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Field Technicians duties are usually performed outside in various weather conditions.
  • Able and willing to travel as required for varying periods of time, often with short notice.
  • Must be comfortable working in remote locations for extended hours
  • Flexible and adaptable. Demonstrate the capability to be able to multi-task and accommodate a variety of assignments at various locations on a day-to-day basis.
  • Able to interact with customer on-site personnel on job specific activities.
  • Layout and design of Fibre optic and copper telecom cable networks
  • Coax cable and connector installation
  • Cable wiring and connector installation
  • Configuration of telecommunication hardware
  • Tower climbing, and servicing, and construction at heights
  • Performing installations, modifications, maintenance, troubleshooting and servicing of telecommunications equipment

Working Conditions:

  • Duties may be performed outside in various weather conditions.
  • Drive extended distances
  • Must be Comfortable working at heights
  • Comfortable working in remote locations for extended hours (some overnight stays may be required depending on specific job circumstances)

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply by sending their resume and salary expectations below:

  • Accepted file types: pdf.
    10mb file size limit.

We thank everyone that applies however only applicants that meet the requirements will be contacted for an interview.

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