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System Technician

Department name: Operations
Business unit: TOPS
Position ID: J1121-2597

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

Reporting to the Field Operations Supervisor, as a System Technician you will be hands on with all the different functions required to serve our customers. As part of a small team you’ll be involved with everything from providing an exceptional experience in our customers’ homes to building and maintaining our extensive Fiber Plus network. Our System Technicians are truly jacks-of-all-trades.

A typical day

A typical day as a System Technician can involve anything from warehousing duties to expanding our Fiber Plus network into a new neighborhood. You’ll generally be working outdoors and often at heights either on a ladder or in a hydraulic lift truck. And because things happen, you’ll be part of an on-call rotation to come in after hours to save the day. With the wide variety of accountabilities time management is very important, and you’ll have the freedom to prioritize your duties as you see fit.

Your skills/experience

• Maintain a valid full class-5 driver's license with annual abstract review
• Comfortable working outside year-round
• Strong manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Performs work with safety top of mind and adheres to all safety requirements
• Customer-centric focus, and commitment to quality control excellence
• Technical aptitude, with a desire to stay up to date on the latest industry trends
• Self-starter who can discover, develop and coordinate projects
• Physically able to perform all aspects of job including working at heights, heavy lifting, and maneuvering through crawl spaces.

Other details

This position requires the successful completion of a criminal background check

As a condition of employment, all new employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination with a federally approved COVID-19 vaccine (or proof of a valid exemption)

Posting closing date: December 9, 2021

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.

Shaw Communications, through its third-party vendor, collects and stores information applicable to the candidate profile you create when you submit the information asked for below. The use and disclosure of the collected information is for the sole purpose of job search and placement activities for Shaw Communications. The information is subject to Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. The information will be retained and when disposed of, it is done so in a secure manner. Your profile will become inactive and moved to the archive if you do not access your profile for a period of 1 year.

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