Installation Technician

Location: Fort McMurray, AB and Edmonton, AB
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Job Description:


The Installation Technician is responsible for installing a variety of mobile radio communications equipment in on and off road motor vehicles at the Tridon Communicationsí shop and customer sites. They will also diagnose minor communication system problems, and repair or replace malfunctioning equipment.


  • Install and/or remove electronic equipment ( two-way radios, CB radios, cellular telephones, hands-free kits, AVLs, GPS, boosters, etc.) in customer vehicles using air, power and hand tools, along with technical information and shop service procedures
  • Build special components to accommodate the installation of necessary equipment in vehicles (car harnesses, brackets for radio equipment, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot malfunctions of electronic equipment and installations in vehicles in order to diagnose and correct operational problems
  • Repair electronic equipment and installations in vehicles to restore equipment installations to optimal operating conditions
  • Operate installed equipment in order to test or demonstrate equipment
  • Perform regularly scheduled maintenance and repairs on vehicle communications equipment installations in order to ensure maximum reliability and performance using solvents, lubricants, tools and technical manuals
  • Make minor repairs to shop equipment to maintain performance
  • Document all equipment installations and repairs performed, recording work completed on appropriate work orders
  • Operate vehicles, moving them into and out of the shop in order to perform work functions
  • Fabricate wiring harnesses to specifications for installation into vehicles
  • Travel to customer sites to install equipment in vehicles at their location, as required, following all customer required training and procedures
  • Recommend changes in shop operations or procedures in order to expedite repairs and installations of vehicle equipment
  • Participate in all company required training including passing MECP certification within the probationary period



High School Diploma

Mobile Electronics Certified Professional (MECP) Certificate considered an asset


Experience and Training
Knowledge of the basic principles of electronics and electronic mobile communications equipment
Valid Alberta Class 5 Operatorís License or equivalent
Recent Driverís Abstract will be required upon condition of employment


Basic mathematical skills

Strong mechanical and electrical/electronic aptitude

Good problem solving and decision making

Ability to work independently, and in a team

Ability to perform under the pressure of time constraints

Ability to grasp new techniques and continuously learn


Please apply online or at No phone calls please, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.