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Kent Recruitment

Mine Technician (Fort McMurray)

Canada - Calgary, Alberta
Date Published
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About the job:

Field Service Technician role within a mining environment in Fort McMurray, Alberta. You will be part of team that performs telecom maintenance on a fleet of heavy mining equipment and support equipment. You will be working in support shops, mine and the active autonomous area.

You will be responsible for preventative, reactive and break-in maintenance.

Some of skills the candidate must possess are:

  • Must have great organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong understanding of DC power (12v/24v/48v)
  • Good troubleshooting skills and the ability to adapt to changes in the field.
  • Good understanding of IP networking, RF, Microwave, WAP, 802.11, switching, routing, firewalls
  • Strong Computer Skills is mandatory with various software including Putty, Telnet and Microsoft Office Products.
  • Ability to drill, tap and mount hardware. Including cutting, fabricating and assembling steel brackets.
  • Ability to follow diagrams and procedures whilst always looking to improve how we can better serve the client.
  • Ability to terminate/test coaxial cable (LMR400/LMR195/RG58/Heliax)
  • Ability to terminate/test data cables (CAT5/5e)
  • Ability to use a range of test equipment for radio troubleshooting.
  • Understanding of fiber optic infrastructure
  • Tower Climbing Experience is an asset.
  • Minimum - Electronics diploma or trade certificate in a related field
  • Experience programming wireless radios
  • Experience programming tire-monitor systems and distract driving systems
  • Experience with Mine Dispatch systems
  • Experience with working with Cambium & Cisco Products.
  • Experience with Linux operating systems.
  • 2-way radio experience, preferably with Motorola systems.
  • Experience with working with Solar & Wind powered systems.
Working Conditions:
  • Safety sensitive position – the ability to use good judgement when completing work and reporting any safety concerns that arise – (Using Hazard assessment documents/Permits)
  • Able to lift 50lbs - This role is physically demanding and requires you to work in some tight and awkward areas for long periods of time (Fit Test will be conducted before being hired)
  • Candidate must be able to climb up and down stairs and ladders on Heavy Equipment while carrying tools and materials several times during the course of any task on the unit.
  • Strong Reading, Writing and Communication in English is a must.
  • Competent driving and winter driving skills– Mine driving experience an asset.
  • Able to tow and back up double axle trailers.
  • This job requires you to work night shift on (a rotational basis).
  • Able to work outdoors in all seasons of the year including -40 C conditions (within OHS standards and guidelines)
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment.
  • Be component and confident in operating AWPs
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