CC#24-02-208 Communications Technician

Competition #: CC#24-02-208
Position: Communications Technician
Union: NSGEU
Family of Schools: Cobequid
Central Office
Hours Per Day: 8.00
Hours Per Week: 40.00
School Hours: 8:00AM-4:30PM
Assignment Hours: 8:00AM-4:30PM
Days: Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri
Status: Regular Full-time
Percentage: 12 Months
Salary: In accordance with the NSGEU collective agreement
Additional Info:  
Post Date: Tuesday July 2, 2024
Close Date: Tuesday July 16, 2024 at 12:00:00PM
Anticipated Start Date: Wednesday July 17, 2024
End Date:  
Introduction CCRCE IT Department is seeking to fill the term position for out Communication Technician (CT)

The Communication Technician (CT) is responsible for the installation and maintenance of structured cabling systems within the schools of the Chignecto Central Regional Centre of Education (CCRCE). The CT must be able to troubleshoot phone lines and networks using the tools provided. A CT ensures structured cabling is installed and organized according to the policies of the CCRCE IT Department while ensuring that fire marshal regulations are being adhered to. The CT will support CCRCE stakeholders with phones (Centrex Analog/Digital as well as VOIP), LCD projector installation and the calibration of SMART Boards, Mimio Board, and presentation systems. Working from heights to installed repair and replace Access Points, CCTV cameras and LCD projectors. Appropriate use of materials and resources.
Minimum Requirements - Successful completion of High school diploma or equivalent
- Recognized Structure Cabling certificate ex: BISCI, Communications Cabling Specialist
- Proficient in the installation and diagnosis and repair of Multimedia projectors, Structured Cabling (network and telecom), Intercom, CCTV Camera, Wireless Network Access Point installation.
- Installation of SMART Boards, Mimio boards, LCD Projectors,
- Basic understanding of LAN/WAN technology including wireless networks
- Experience with ticket system recording accurate time, materials, and excellent written and logical troubleshooting steps
- Ability to work at heights
- Physical ability to perform the required duties (driving, standing, ladders, walking, climbing, lifting, working above head).
- Valid driver´s license and reliable vehicle.
- Fire Stop Training
Additional Assets - Experience and knowledge of technology in education including Google Apps for Education and Microsoft Teams
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to design, plan and optimize cabling layouts
- Ability to understand architectural drawings
- Elevated Work Platform Certificate
- Fall Protection
- First Aid
- Certified to install conduit and electrical circuit
- Experience with Fiber Optic cables
Closing Notes Successful applicants will be required to provide a Child Abuse Registry Check and a Criminal Records Check/Vulnerable Sector Check prior to commencing employment in accordance with CCRCE policies and procedures.