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Communications Electrician – Fort McMurray

Communications Electrician – Fort McMurray

Tridon Communications is currently seeking a Communications Electrician LOCAL to Fort McMurray. Relocation assistance may be provided.


This position is a Monday to Thursday schedule with 10-hour days. Must have red line drawing & live connect experience. This is a steady paced role best suited for a RED SEAL electrician with experience in industrial settings.

About You:


The ideal person will live in Fort McMurray, have a Red Seal construction electrician certification, college technical diploma in a related field with a networking certificate. Ability to grasp new techniques, and deal with rapidly changing events, and work safely in hazardous environments. You will have experience dealing with clients in the oil and gas industry, be customer service focus with excellent customer service skills.  You have knowledge of applicable telecommunication codes, standards, and regulations and skill of tools, equipment, materials, and practices of the trade. You will be a team player with the ability to work independently and have strong verbal and written communication skills.  You have experience working with communication technicians on  large industrial sites in Fort McMurray.  If you do not live in Fort McMurray you will  be required to relocate to  within 60 Kms of the community


About the Job:


The Communications Electrician is responsible for installing, repairing, and maintenance of electrical infrastructure. Work will consist of electrical work for commercial buildings, industrial applications, and temporary facilities. This position will involve installing electrical wiring in buildings and poles, following blueprints, and wiring diagrams, installing electronic equipment, signal communication systems, and repairing malfunctions.


About Us:

Tridon Communications is a full solution Telecom Systems Integrator with CSA certification and licensed by APEGA. Our Engineering, Service, Data Cabling, and Tower Divisions collaborate with customers to build custom solutions for their communication needs. We have been supplying communication products and services to Alberta industry since 1981. We operate 7 full-service shops in Athabasca, Calgary, Edmonton, Edson, Fort McMurray, Hinton, and Saskatoon.

Must Haves:

  • Red Seal Construction Electrician Certification
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 Operator’s License or equivalent (recent Driver’s Abstract will be required upon condition of employment)
  • Ability to pass a pre access drug and alcohol test and maintain the ability to pass subsequent pre access testing
  • College Technical Diploma in a related field with a networking certificate required.

Assets include:

  • 6-10 years of communication/construction electrical experience
  • Strong time management and interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Excellent understanding of networking requirements and wiring standards applicable to the telecommunications industry
  • Ability to grasp new techniques, and deal with rapidly changing events
  • Ability to work safely in hazardous environments with knowledge and understanding of occupational hazards and safe work requirements (OH&S)
  • Knowledge of hand and power tools, test equipment and design/fabrication techniques
  • Knowledge of applicable telecommunication codes, standards, and regulations.
  • Electrical Wiring codes and best practices


Tridon Offers:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Company paid benefits
  • Up to 10 additional paid days off for Years of Service
  • On the job training
  • Opportunity to advance and grow with a rapidly growing company

We are a:

  • MOTOROLA Platinum Service Centre
  • KENWOOD Authorized Dealer
  • TELUS Customer Care Centre
  • State of the Art CSA (Canadian Standards Association) Certified Repair Centre
  • Recognized as one of Canada’s Safest Employers (2014 Silver Winner)


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