Rigger – Telecommunications

Posted on September 13, 2022. Primary Region: Calgary, AB

Rigger – Telecommunications
(72204 – Telecommunications line and cable installers and repairers)
Employer: Erivan-Gecom Inc.
Location: Unit 9 4709 14 Street NE Calgary, AB T2E 6S4

About the Company: The company was founded in 1981 by Pierre Lajeunesse. At that time the company was working in the fields of civil engineering and the construction of large-scale concrete structures. In 1995 we engaged in the telecommunications sector. For more than 30 years now, the Erivan Gecom Group is well established in the field of telecommunications and has cutting-edge expertise in civil engineering and project design. Erivan Gecom constantly strives for innovation, ingenuity and adaptability.

Salary: $29.00 / hour

Vacancies: 8 vacancies

Terms of employment: Permanent employment, Full time

Work Hours: 32 hours / week

Start date: As soon as possible

Health benefits: Health care plan, Disability benefits, Dental plan, Vision care benefits

Long term benefits: Group insurance benefits, Pension plan, Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)

Other benefits: Learning/training paid by employer

Employment conditions: Morning, Day, Evening, Weekend

Languages: English

Education and Work Experience:

• Completion of a four-year telecommunications line and cable apprenticeship program or related education and at least one year of work experience in the trade; or
• Completion of a two-year college program in electronics and at least two years of work experience in the trade; or
• A combination of over three years work experience in the trade and some industry-related or other specialized courses.

Security and Safety: Drug test, Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment: Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment: Work Outdoors all year round, At heights (able to work safely at heights and high structures), Dangerous

Transportation/Travel Information: Vehicle supplied by employer when performing job related work, Travel expenses paid by employer, Willing to travel

Job Description: The role of the Rigger – Telecommunication is to perform all aspect of tower and rooftop installations and maintenance as well as all antenna system installation and maintenance.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads (able to lift 75 lbs of materials to chest height), Physically demanding, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Ability to distinguish between colours, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Tight deadlines

Work Location Information: Various locations

Personal Suitability: Organized, Judgement, Flexibility, Reliability

Additional Skills: Complete and maintain test and service reports; Climb and work aloft on poles, ladders or other support structures

Equipment and Machinery Experience: Fibre optics; Copper; Coaxial line

Major Work Area: Service; Repair; Maintenance; Installation

Specific Skills: Test equipment to locate transmission faults, Splice, join and connect wires, Repair or replace defective telephone equipment, Install trunking systems, circuits and equipment, Inspect and test trunking systems, Determine nature, cause and location of trouble, Install and maintain aerial and underground telephone equipment, Good mechanical aptitude and working knowledge of power and hand tools.

Work Setting: Telecommunications company

Leading our industry in quality, service and team appreciation, Erivan Gecom Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and provides its staff with a fully respectful work environment. If you are interested in applying, please follow the instructions below.

Please submit a resume and an application letter.

By email: applicants@erivan.ca

By mail:
Unit 9 4709 14 Street NE
Calgary, AB
T2E 6S4

Do not send your application by any other method other than indicated above. Please submit using one method only and not repeatedly


Calgary, AB

Job type: Permanent

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Contact Information

Francois Gagne