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Fibre Optic Technician

Full Time
4 days ago

Fibre Optic Technician:  Harvey 2505

Our company is an electrical engineering and technical field services firm established in 1982 in Edmonton, Alberta.

Our company has grown steadily and now has offices in both North and South America, and has completed projects in six continents.

We have become the Canadian leader in the delivery of testing and technical field services to the electrical power system sector and is one of the largest testing and commissioning firms in Canada.

We provide a wide range of services relating to power, lighting, and control systems including Engineering, Project Management, Field Testing & Commissioning, Design Build, Equipment Manufacturing, and Maintenance.

Our full membership with NETA (International Electrical Testing Association) and various Engineering Associations reflect our commitment to providing quality services.

The growth and success of our company is attributed to our talented teams of Engineers, Technologists, Power System Electricians, and other Professionals who are committed to delivering superior client service through practical engineering and field services solutions. 

We are always on the lookout for client focused, dedicated, and motivated individuals to join our team.

We will provide you with a rewarding place to work, the training you need to succeed, and the development opportunities you need to grow.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Fibre Optic Technician based out of our Edmonton or Calgary office.  

Reporting to a Client Manager, Field Services, the successful candidate will be accountable to calibrate, service, and repair, with minimal supervision, a variety of high, medium and low voltage equipment. 


  • Splicing, testing, and troubleshooting of Fiber optic Cables.
  • Experience with OTDR testing to prove high losses and open locations with accuracy.
  • Capable in fibre cable termination with a variety of connector types.
  • Analyze test results and have the ability to troubleshoot and correct any faults or defects.
  • Work outdoors in various conditions to place copper or fiber optic telecommunication cables.
  • Good troubleshooting skills and the ability to adapt to changes in the field.
  • Knowledge of patch panels, pigtails, patch cords and splice boxes.
  • Good understanding of IP networking, RF, Microwave, WAP, 802.11, switching, routing, firewalls.
  • Ability to drill, tap and mount hardware. Including cutting, fabricating and assembling steel brackets.
  • Ability to terminate/test coaxial cable (LMR400/LMR195/RG58/Heliax).
  • Ability to terminate/test data cables (CAT5/5e).


  • 1+ years of splicing experience.
  • Experience programming wireless radios.
  • Competency in OTDR and other testing protocol.
  • Must be able to provide a clear criminal record check and a clean driver’s abstract.
  • Ability to multi-task, exercise good judgment and prioritize workload through outstanding organizational skills
  • Excellent time management skills with an outstanding attention to detail and observation skills
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • A positive, “can-do” attitude, highly self-motivated, energetic, passionate and reliable
  • Safety sensitive position – the ability to use good judgement when completing work and reporting any safety concerns that arise – (Using Hazard assessment documents/Permits).
  • Able to lift 50lbs - This role is physically demanding and requires you to work in some tight and awkward areas for long periods of time (Fit Test will be conducted before being hired).
  • Strong Reading, Writing and Communication in English is a must.
  • Competent driving and winter driving skills
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment.
  • Be component and confident in operating AWPs.


This is a fulltime position

Salary is open, depending on experience

Benefits package after 3 months Our employees enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package that includes extensive health & dental coverage and matching RSP program.

We genuinely care about our people and we want to set you up for success with opportunities for career advancement

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