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Rigger – Telecommunications

Edmonton - AB, Alberta,CANADA
Job ID
Canadian Network Installations Ltd
Job Category
Technician & Mechanic
Posting Date
October 16, 2021
Expiry date
June 15, 2022
$27.00 to $28.00 / hour (To be negotiated)

Rigger – Telecommunications

(NOC 7245 - Telecommunications line and cable workers)

Employer: Canadian Network Installations Ltd 

Location: 15923-114 Avenue NW Edmonton, AB T5M 2Z3


About the Company: CNI has been a National Service Vendor Partner to telecommunication carriers across Canada for 19 years. Our team in ON, BC, and AB is in need of Civil/Rigger Technicians that would like to become part of CNI’s growing team. The employment opportunities available will provide the potential employee with competitive hourly wages and benefits while servicing our customers. 



Salary: $27.00 to $28.00 / hour (To be negotiated)


Vacancies: 3 vacancies


Terms of employment: Permanent employment, Full time


Work Hours: 40 hours / week


Start date: As soon as possible


Benefits: Disability benefits, Medical benefits, Dental benefits, Group insurance benefits, Life insurance benefits, Other benefits


Employment conditions: Morning, Day, Evening, Weekend, Night




Languages: English


Education: Other trades certificate or diploma or equivalent experience


Completion of secondary school and related trade/specialized course certificate is required combined with at least one year of work experience in the trade.  Or completion of a four-year telecommunications line and cable apprenticeship program or related education.

Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years


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


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


Work Location Information: Various locations


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


Personal Suitability: Flexibility, Judgement, Reliability, Organized


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, Coaxial line, Copper


Major Work Area: Installation, Maintenance, Repair, Service


Specific Skills: Install and maintain aerial and underground telephone equipment, Test equipment to locate transmission faults, Install trunking systems, circuits and equipment, Determine nature, cause and location of trouble, Inspect and test trunking systems, Splice, join and connect wires, Repair or replace defective 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, CNI 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:


By mail:

1351 Rodick Road, Unit 6

Markham, ON

L3R 5K4



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