Electronics/RF Field Service Technician
SNC-Lavalin
295a MacDonald Crescent, Fort McMurray, AB, CA
5d ago

Why join us?

SNC-Lavalin provides cutting-edge engineering, procurement, construction and financing solutions to projects in more than 100 countries around the world.

From the Canadian Arctic to the Southern African region and Australasia, our multicultural workforce is driven by a fierce pride in their work and a pioneering vision.

SNC-Lavalin is truly a global leader in its field and has been chosen to design and build some of the most prestigious projects in the world.

How will you contribute?

This is Field Service Technician role within a mining environment. You will be part of team that performs telecom maintenance on a fleet of heavy mining equipment and support equipment.

You will be working in support shops, mining, tailings, plant and extraction areas throughout both Syncrude’s Mildred Lake and Aurora sites.

You will be responsible for preventative, reactive and break-in maintenance.

Location : Syncrude, Mildred Lake and Aurora.

Conditions : Local to Fort McMurray, No camp positions.

Rotation : 4-10 schedule (10 hours - Tuesday to Friday, Monday to Thursday rotation).

What will you contribute?

Some of skills the candidate must possess are :

  • Must have great organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong understanding of DC power (12v / 24v / 48v).
  • Good troubleshooting skills and the ability to adapt to changes in the field.
  • Good understanding of IP networking, RF, Microwave, mesh networks and dispatch systems.
  • Strong Computer Skills is mandatory with various software including Putty, Telnet and Microsoft Office Products.
  • Ability to drill, tap and mount hardware. Including cutting, fabricating, and assembling steel brackets.
  • Ability to follow diagrams and procedures whilst always looking to improve how we can better serve the client.
  • Ability to terminate / test coaxial cable (LMR600 / LMR400 / LMR195 / RG58 / Heliax).
  • Ability to terminate / test data cables (CAT5 / 5e).
  • Ability to use a range of test equipment for radio troubleshooting.
  • Working at heights experience and confidence is an asset.
  • Working Conditions :

  • Safety sensitive position the ability to use good judgement when completing work and reporting any safety concerns that arise (Using Hazard assessment documents / Permits).
  • Able to lift 45lbs - This role is physically demanding and requires you to work in some tight and awkward areas for long periods of time (Fit Test will be conducted before being hired).
  • Candidate must be able to climb up and down stairs and ladders on Heavy Equipment while carrying tools and materials several times during any task on the unit.
  • Strong Reading, Writing and Communication in English is a must.
  • Competent driving and winter driving skills Mine driving experience an asset.
  • Able to tow and back up double axle trailers.
  • Locals to Fort McMurray preferred; no camp offered for this position.
  • Able to work outdoors in all seasons of the year including -40 C conditions (within OHS standards and guidelines).
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment.
  • Overtime may be required, and you will be involved in a on call rotation with other employees.
  • What we offer at SNC-Lavalin?

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Learning and Development programs, training, career opportunities.
  • A safe and healthy work environment.
  • Additional Information :

    Successful applicants will be notified about SNC-Lavalin’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

    At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

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