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Network Technician - 150353

Vancouver, BC
Note:
- On the road position
- Need a vehicle
- 4 roles for this requisition

Key Responsibilities/Job Functions:

MUST HAVE SKILLS:
- Diploma or certificate in Telecommunications from a recognized technical institute.
- Minimum 5+ years experience in the Telecommunications industry, preferably in a wireless service related role.
- Knowledge on telephony network, cable network, network hierarchy, voice over IP, traffic engineering and other supporting networks, i.e. Transport, Data/IP, Signaling etc.
- Knowledge on various telecommunication standards and protocols, SS7, SIP, DOCSIS, MPLS, SONET, etc.
- Must possess a valid British Columbia driver's licence and have a clean driving record.
- Transmission experience with microwave, optical fiber, SONET and TCP/IP protocols.
- Ability to work with minimal supervision.
- Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.
- Demonstrated investigative, problem solving, analysis and troubleshooting skills.
- Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills.
- Standby, overtime and shift work required on a regular basis.
- Ability to travel and work at various remote sites as required.


NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:
- Proven ability to deliver results with tight timelines.
- Quick learning and effective researching skills are a must.
- Demonstrated strong modeling and analytical skills; a high level of attention to detail and result required.
- Proficient verbal and written communication skills, ability to drive and to close the discussion with multi-functional groups

Additional information:

Support capital build and network expansion by performing coordination, installation, and commissioning duties.
Respond to corrective network problems, perform effective and efficient problem analysis, rapid troubleshooting diagnosis and prompt repair of equipment to ensure service restoral objectives are met.
Coordinate with other technicians and departments as required to maintain service levels.
Plan and implement preventive maintenance routines to ensure network standards of performance are being met.
Perform cutovers and upgrades on the network as directed by work orders.
Maintain "up-to-date" site documentation
Perform acceptance tests and inspections on newly installed sites and equipment to ensure results meet design specifications.
Gain in depth knowledge of key quality service indicators in geographic area of responsibility.
Participate in retune activities associated with network optimization and build activities.
Maintain inventory of required spare parts and perform regular audits to ensure availability of spares.
Administrative reporting of mileage, timesheets, expenses, equipment and deficiency tickets etc.
Maintain a safe work environment, meeting all health and safety requirements including compliance with health and safety policies, procedures, training and documentation.
Perform call testing functions, including cellular coverage, hand-off, RSSI, dropped calls checks etc.
Locate and isolate sources of radio interference.
Maintain current documentation of network sites, complete trouble tickets, incident report and other required reports in a detailed and organized fashion.
Shift work, overtime, and 24 hour on-call support is required on a regular rotational basis.

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