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Wireless System Designer – Edmonton

Wireless System Designer (Relocation to Edmonton)

Tridon Communications – Edmonton, AB

Job Description

Who We Are

Tridon Communications has been supplying wireless communication products and services to Alberta industry since 1981. We operate three full-service shops in Fort McMurray, Edmonton and Athabasca.

We are a:

  • MOTOROLA Platinum Service Centre,
  • KENWOOD Authorized Dealer,
  • TELUS Customer Care Centre
  • APEGA certified engineering and design facility
  • State of the Art CSA Certified Repair Centre in Edmonton
  • One of Canada’s Safest Employers (2014 Silver Winner).

Tridon Offers

  • On the job training
  • Competitive Wages
  • Company paid benefits
  • 5 paid personal days per year
  • Additional paid days off for Years of Service
  • Opportunity to advance and grow

Relocation assistance available for this role.

Mission & Vision

WE will, through safety, integrity, and with excellence, lead our markets with innovative and effective communications technologies, relentless in our passion for absolute customer satisfaction.

We strive to be proclaimed the very best in fulfilling our customers’ needs.

JOB SUMMARY – Wireless System Designer, Edmonton, Alberta

  • The Wireless System Designer is responsible for designing communication systems in support of the growth of Tridon Communications in its evolution to becoming a world class Telecommunications Services Integrator. He or She will develop and implement wireless designs and work with Engineering, Service and Network teams to verify and optimize these designs. Strict adherence to Tridon’s Policies, HS&E requirements and Quality Management system requirements are paramount to this position.


  • Develop wireless engineering design projects by developing project concepts and objectives including demand criteria, coverage, and number of channels; preparing a project plan, including required resources, development timetables, cost estimates, and link budgets
  • Identify short-term and long-term issues; qualify contractor and vendors
  • Designs and constructs wireless systems by researching, analyzing, sectioning, and applying RF engineering techniques and criteria
  • Enhances engineering and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Adapts and modifies engineering approaches and options as per organizational requirements
  • Prepares maps, schematics and system documentation; configures systems; characterizes the path loss; calibrates the signal propagation model; develops a network simulation including traffic and loading analysis
  • Selects and approves equipment
  • Evaluates current technical processes and procedures, and develops processes based on requirements
  • Prepares request for proposals and quotes
  • Analyzes potential obstruction to air navigation, including obtaining determination of No Hazard from Transport Canada (TC)
  • Determines and establishes RF engineering design specifications and safety standards
  • Evaluates current design procedures, and sets standard procedures for design
  • Proposes alternate plans and recommends the best alternative
  • Other duties as required


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with a wireless communications focus plus 4 years of experience OR;
  • A Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology and 6 years of focused wireless experience;
  • Professional Engineering Certification (APEGA), P.Eng or P.L. considered an asset.
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 Operator’s License or equivalent.


  • Superior computer application skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, and as a team player, in a dynamic work environment
  • Familiarity with wireless design tools and software such as iBwave and Pathloss
  • Familiar with the Canadian Electrical Code, R56 and other industry standards

Physical Demands

  • Work in a fast-paced environment
  • Work with changing priorities
  • Communicate with all mediums to convey technical information
  • Work in an office environment 95% of the time
  • Perform field level site and system assessments

Job Type: Full-time


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