Tower Riggers

  • Canada
  • $28/ hour plus per diem for out of town work

Job description

Job Duties:

  • Install, remove, maintain and repair aerial and other telecommunication transmission and distribution lines, cables and associated hardware as per requirements 
  • Splice and repair various types and sizes of telephone and other telecommunication cables including single line, coaxial, dc and fibre optic
  • Inspect and test telecommunication transmission lines and cables for transmission characteristics and to locate faults and report as required 
  • Analyze and record test results – Azimuth and Sweeps 
  • Climb and work aloft on poles, ladders or other support structures or work in confined spaces such as trenches while following safety procedures 
  • Communicate with other workers to co-ordinate the preparation and completion of work assignments 
  • Assist in the erection and removal of telecommunication poles, towers and associated support structures as required 
  • May operate elevated platforms and other equipment 

Job requirements:

  • College program in electronics is an asset 
  • Four-year telecommunications line and cable apprenticeship program is an asset 
  • Excellent English skills
  • Punctual 
  • Able to work with heights 
  • Willing to work in all seasons outside – winter work! 
  • Ability to travel across different provinces in Canada 
  • Drivers license is an asset 
  • First aid + CPR training is an asset 



6 Openings

  • Waged Offered: $28/ hour plus per diem for out of town work
  • Number of Openings: 6
  • Years of Experience Required: 3
  • Education Required: High School
  • LMIA Status: LMIA in process

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