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Field Services Installation Technician - (WS061)

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CA (Primary)
St. John's, NL A1C 5M2 CA
Job Title
Field Services Installation Technician
Job Description

WaveStar Networks is currently seeking a LEAD TECHNICIAN as well as Field Services Installation Technicians in the St. John's, NL area.

Position Summary:
To competently perform installation, testing and maintenance of various types of telecommunications equipment.


  • Be aware of project numbers and ensure time and expenses are properly tracked against the project budget at all times.
  • Wear all appropriate safety gear, be aware of and observe all on-site safety practices. Report hazards or unsafe working practices to team lead.
  • Responsible for personal quality of workmanship and taking all necessary precautions to prevent service disruptions.
  • Maintain frequent, honest and open contact with all customer personnel to ensure excellent customer service and satisfaction.

Experience with the following an asset:

  • Installation, test and commissioning and removal of Central Office, DC power, BDFB’s, ironwork, DC cabling, fuse panel and circuit-breaker.
  • Structured cabling including cutting, running, tying and crimping all sizes of power, switchboard, coaxial and fiber cable.
  • Perform live cutovers to new or existing equipment.
  • Installation and maintenance of power equipment including sealed and liquid cell batteries, rectifiers and fuse panels.
  • Installation of optical terminals, including fiber cable pulling, splicing and termination.
  • Familiarity with a variety of telecom equipment types including but not limited to: iron work, DS1 and VF terminations, DSLAM, Alcatel & Ericsson switches, OC-3/OC-12, Fujitsu SONET, Commissioning, Microwave Systems, TCP/IP Knowledge and Equipment Commissioning


Job Requirements
  • Candidates must have their own vehicle and driver’s licence with a clean driving abstract.
  • Be physically fit and capable of heavy lifting and climbing ladders.
  • A good mechanical aptitude and working knowledge of the use of simple hand tools and power tools.
  • Knowledge of ancillary equipment used in telecom installations, including but not limited to cables, connectors, steel work and other consumables that are used on a daily basis.
  • Able to interpret Telecommunication Blue Prints, Schematics and Specs and able to install equipment to specification.
  • 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 and willing to travel as required for varying periods of time, often with short notice.
  • Able to interact with customer on-site personnel on job specific activities.

Supervisory experience or project management experience an asset.

Job Type
Job Classification
Telecom, Wireless