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Technical Coordinator

Department name: Operations
Business unit: TOPS
Position ID: J0922-2342

A little about us

What we do at Shaw matters - in a world where being connected has never been more critical, we bring the best wireline and wireless technology and solutions together to create exceptional customer experiences. Every day we help millions of Canadians live their best-connected lives through the strength, capacity and combined power of our Fast LTE and Fibre+ networks.

At Shaw we say we’re brighter together, and we believe it’s the diverse mix of brilliant people here that really makes us shine. When you join our team, you’ll see we are so much more than just a company. Shaw connects you with limitless opportunity, an incredible culture, career development and a great benefits package. We are a friendly, collaborative group, and we have a lot of fun finding new ways to delight our customers.

Come dream bigger and brighter with Shaw.

The role

Shaw's National Planning team in Surrey is currently seeking a Technical Coordinator to join their team. Reporting to the Supervisor, Planning the successful candidate will be accountable for coordinating and inspecting Shaw internal and external plant and infrastructure for multiple new development projects in support of our stakeholders.

A typical day

• Review all Multiple Dwelling Unit and commercial project drawings from electrical engineers to verify they meet our standards.
• Visit sites and verify status (MDU, Commercial and SFU) from initial construction to completion.
• Meet with site supervisors, project managers, and electricians to verify all pathways, communication rooms/closets and conduits are in place prior to issuing required work orders.
• Coordinate with site supervisors, project managers and electricians to book and complete all required work onsite per the scope of work and the timelines given.
• Co-ordinate with other external project participants such as developers, contractors, builders, and utility companies.
• Confirm project timelines/occupancy as the project progresses and providing planners and scheduling coordinators with updates regarding relevant changes onsite.
• Acquire the building design for planners, including all pathways, distribution locations, distribution numbers, conduit distances and any special considerations onsite.
• Complete budgeting and financial tracking for all projects in the assigned area
• Order all required parts and material for crews as required.
• Promote a positive image of Shaw, our products and services.
• Various other duties as required.

Your skills/experience

• Post-secondary school is considered an asset - Civil Engineering, Telecommunication, or Electrical
• Experience working with AutoCAD is considered an asset
• A working knowledge of building construction and pre-wiring practices
• Understand processes required in undertaking civil construction
• Experience in cable construction would be considered an asset
• Comfortable working in and around active construction sites while adhering to all safety precautions
• Strong abilities with software applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and an understanding of database applications
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
• Goal oriented with the ability to work in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment
• Highly motivated with the ability to work well within a team environment
• Adaptive, quick learner, exceptional organization and reporting skills with the ability to retain attention to detail while multi-tasking
• Maintain a valid BC Driver’s license and must provide a driver’s abstract annually
• Flexibility to take on other duties or tasks as needed
• A positive, “can-do” attitude and customer focused approach that will enable you to deal with challenging situations with integrity, empathy, and sincerity.

Other details

•This position requires the successful completion of a criminal background check

Posting closing date: October 7, 2022

At Shaw, we believe diversity and inclusion are integral to the continued growth and success of our entire company. We believe diversity and inclusion enhances our Company’s culture and creates a sense of belonging where people feel comfortable bringing their true selves to work. This in turn promotes innovation through harnessing the variety of experiences, thoughts, and perspectives our employees have to offer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, age, or any other identifying characteristic.

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies, please.