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Commissioning Technician

Commissioning Technician

Tridon Communications – Saskatoon, SK

Job description

Tridon Communications is growing! We are seeking a Commissioning Technician to join our Tridon Team in Saskatoon, SK.

Job Summary:

The Telecom Commissioning Technician is responsible to ensure the secure operation of an interconnected communications system by installing, troubleshooting, testing, repairing, and maintaining wireless systems.

What You’ll Do:

  • Perform commissioning of new telecommunication sites according to the implementation schedule
  • Remove, install, or make repairs to existing communications equipment on tower and in the communications shelter
  • Ensure proper inspection is completed of communications equipment
  • Perform site maintenance activities and troubleshoot configuration problems
  • Work with NOC at implementing Fault management, Configuration Management and Performance Management tools
  • Test new wireless cellular products/technology in collaboration with the Access Engineering team
  • Perform Field RF measurements and Data collection in support of the Radio Network Optimization Process
  • Provide feedback and issue deficiencies to the Construction team and follow up on execution
  • Maintain equipment firmware and configuration up to date
  • Site surveys

What you’ll Bring:

  • Minimum 3 years of tower/telecom tower climbing experience
  • 5+ years of relevant experience with wireless cellular networks or other relevant radio frequency experience considered an asset
  • Must have experience with civil construction and full site builds
  • Mobile equipment operation experience considered an asset
  • Knowledge of hand and power tools, test equipment and design/fabrication techniques
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 Operator’s License or equivalent
  • Understanding radio equipment, fiber optic testing, and related accessories (coaxial cables, antennas, repeaters, low noise amplifiers (LNAs), etc.
  • Understanding of PIM and Sweep testing to produce accurate test result
  • College Technical Diploma or equivalent in a related field preferred

Must Haves:

  • Physical Ability to Climb a tower up to 300 Feet
  • Safety First Mindset
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 Operator’s License or equivalent (recent 5 year Driver’s Abstract will be required upon hire as a condition of employment)
  • If required, the ability to pass a pre access drug and alcohol test and maintain the ability to pass subsequent pre access testing for site access
  • Customer service with a client focus possessing excellent communications skills
  • Excellent understanding of networking requirements and wiring standards applicable to the telecommunications industry
  • Ability to work safely in hazardous environments
  • Fluent in English written and verbal communications
  • Team Player

Tridon Offers:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Company paid benefits
  • Up to 2% Company matched RRSP
  • Up to 5 additional paid days off for Years of Service
  • On the job training
  • Manufacturer provided training
  • Opportunity to advance and grow with a rapidly growing company

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 ten service shops in Fort McMurray, Edmonton, Edson, Hinton, Calgary, Athabasca, Saskatoon & Terrace British Columbia.


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