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Fiber and Structured Cabling Technicians – Local or Relocation Fort McMurray

Fiber and Structured Cabling Technicians – Local or Relocation to Fort McMurray



Tridon Communications is currently seeking an Experienced Fiber and Structured Cabling Technician for work on a client site.

This is a local to Fort McMurray role, no camp or flights will be offered. However, relocation assistance may be provided for the right candidate.

About You:

The ideal person will have 8 – 10 years experience, and live locally in Fort McMurray. You will have a Technical Diploma or equivalent experience in related field. You must have strong analytical, problem solving and trouble shooting skills with great attention to detail.  

You will be responsible for splicing new lines into the existing network grid, installing them above ground, on poles or underground.  You will need experience working on the main lines of networks splicing, testing, and troubleshooting of infrastructure, outside plant splicing  and customer builds.

About the job:

The Senior Fiber and Structured Cabling Technician is responsible for the assembly, install, repair, and maintenance of telecommunications systems, fiber optic backbone, campus cabling and cabling for wireless access points.  Fiber optic work will include installation of cable inside/outside buildings and involves installing field connectors, splicing cables using a fusion splicer, testing utilizing OTDR and Power Meters.

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.

Required Knowledge and Experience


  • Installation, testing, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of structured cable components. (Cat 5E, Cat 6, Cat 6A, Fiber Optic)
  • Installation and testing of communication circuits via available communications cabling network
  • Read and interpret telecommunication drawings and specifications

Assets Include:

  • TE Connectivity certification training
  • Commscope Systimax certification training
  • Belden certification training
  • Corning certification training

Must Haves:

  • College Technical Diploma or equivalent in related field
  • Safety First Mindset with the ability to work safely in hazardous environments such as manholes or from heights
  • 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
  • Excellent understanding of networking requirements and wiring standards applicable to the telecommunications industry that include codes, standards, and regulations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work with clients and team members
  • Customer service focus with excellent customer service skills

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)

Tridon Offers:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Company paid benefits
  • Up to 10 additional paid days off for Years of Service
  • On the job training
  • Manufacturer provided training
  • Opportunity to join an experienced crew of technicians
  • Opportunity to advance and grow within a rapidly growing Company



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