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Structured Cabling Technician

Community and Government Services
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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$78,761 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
02 March 2018

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager Solutions Delivery, the Structured Cabling Technician will perform installation, testing, troubleshooting of wiring problems and modifications of structured cabling systems within Government of Nunavut offices, telecommunication rooms and communities throughout Nunavut.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: installation and termination of UTP structured cabling systems including but not limited to CAT 5e/6 cabling and cable panels into new and existing buildings following GN structured cabling guidelines; installation of structured cabling raceways, cable trays and outlets/wall jacks; test and verification of structured cabling installations including documentations of the results; work on identified Internal IPS related projects as well as contribute to the post mortem analysis following structured cabling problems or failures.

The ability to read and analyze floor plans, electrical drawings and blueprints as well as the ability to understand structural cabling guidelines and processes are required for this position.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a high school diploma, along with current certification for either Belden or Nordix UTP structured cabling systems. Three (3) years of recent experience in UTP structured cabling installations including termination, testing, troubleshooting, cable trays and raceways and endpoint/wall jacks is also required for this position.

Oral and written fluency in Inuktitut as well as experience with fibre optic cabling installations and termination combined with the ability and certification to work with copper or fibre optic cables as well as other network equipment are considered as assets.

In addition, this position requires a valid driver’s license with a clean driving abstract.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Department of Finance (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: (867) 975-6220