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Service Technician (HFX)

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Halifax, NS
In-person
Full-time
Experienced
Posted 18 days ago

Service Technician

Eastlink

Designated Office: 5844 Macara St, Halifax, NS B3K 1W4

This position requires mostly working on field or working from the designated office location.

Eastlink is a family owned, entrepreneurial and innovative company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia. We take great pride in being a leader in delivering creative competitive, customer focused telecommunications solutions, and connecting our customers to the things and people that matter most. Serving a customer base across seven provinces, our advanced solutions include Internet, Mobile, TV, Telephone, Security and Automation, Data Communications and exclusive locally produced programming on Eastlink Community TV.

We embrace diversity, inclusion, equity and accessibility throughout all levels of the organization and encourage members of equity groups to self-identify during the application process.

Eastlink is currently seeking a Service Technician to join our team in Halifax, NS. The successful candidate is required to reside in or be willing to re-locate to this management area.

Responsibilities:

As a member of an experienced in-field technical team, the Service Technician will be responsible providing superior customer service to our customers through the identification, troubleshooting and correction of service problems in the outside plant for both forward and return path. This will include any faults found from the mainline through to the customer’s premises, which would impair the operation of Eastlink’s services. Committed to maintaining our outside plant network in a timely and effective way, you will work towards the ultimate goal of providing the superior services that Eastlink is known for.

Eastlink provides in-house technical and safety training as well as training on specific services and duties that will increase with experience to ensure you have the skills to succeed.

Qualifications:

As the ideal candidate, you are a professional, customer orientated individual who has strong problem-solving skills, technical aptitude and enjoys working in a fast-paced customer facing work environment. You are a graduate of a recognized Electronics program. Relevant industry repair and maintenance experience is considered an asset. NCTI or SCTE training is considered an asset. Committed to fostering a safe work environment, you proactively demonstrate Occupational Health & Safety work safe practices. Able to travel throughout the region, you require a valid driver’s license coupled with a satisfactory driving record. As part of the recruitment process a drivers abstract, and criminal background check will be requested.

You also have the ability to do the following:

  • Manually lift, push and pull up to 90 lbs.
  • Work in inclement weather conditions (including snow, rain & cold)
  • Kneel, crouch and work above shoulders on occasion.
  • Work safely aloft from a ladder, pole gaffs, or bucket truck near energized equipment and/or power lines.

Why Choose Eastlink?

Eastlink operates in a culture of continuous improvement through listening, learning and adapting, which enables us to respond quickly to the evolving needs of both employees and customers. We recognize that our truly greatest competitive edge is our people and that delivering a great customer experience begins with a great employee experience. Our philosophy of developing and training our team “on the ground” not only helps to create a strong onboarding experience but also readies employees for future growth opportunities within the organization.

Get your career started with us and stay with us, your journey begins here!

Competition Number: 9659
Company Website: www.eastlink.ca
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About Eastlink

About Eastlink

Our Story
In the early 1970s, Eastlink entered the cable television business in Amherst, Nova Scotia with a handful of employees and a single cable license. Since then, this Platinum Status Canadian Best Managed company has grown to more than 1,700 employees delivering world-class communications, entertainment, television and advertising services to hundreds of thousands of residential, business and public sector customers in Atlantic Canada, Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia and Bermuda.
Eastlink has been heralded as a pioneer in the Canadian telecommunications landscape and carries the distinction of being the first cable company in Canada to enter the telephone market, and the first in North America to combine cable, Internet and telephone service in a communications and entertainment bundle.

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