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Job Title:  Line Technician

Requisition ID:  7024

Moncton, New Brunswick, CA, E1C 7W8

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products.  

This position will be focusing primarily on our Energy Systems line of business, which include telecommunications, IT, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), utilities and switchgear, security, emergency lighting and general electronics. Some of the reserve power brands include PowerSafe,DataSafe, and Genesis. Our extensive product range serves a variety of reserve power applications and consistently delivers the most effective, powerful and reliable batteries available.

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Job Purpose

The Line Technician is responsible for the placement of aerial strand and all types of fiber cables.  The line tech will place aerial strand and fiber by climbing poles, using ladders and operating a bucket or line truck.  The tech will also be required to place buried cable and install cable through conduit and manholes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

•    Perform all duties pertaining to telecommunication line placement and construction
•    Safely operate and maintain aerial bucket/line trucks, reel trailers, lashers and associated eqpt
•    Install hardware, strand, anchors, down guys, overhead guys, etc.
•    Install traditional fiber, flexnap fiber and coax cables from pole to pole, manholes, into buildings, etc.
•    Follow all safety requirements and actively promote safe practices within the crew
•    Perform construction duties while on a ladder
•    Climb poles at different heights in order to perform construction duties 
•    Respond to corrective network problems, performing effective and efficient problem analysis, rapid troubleshooting diagnosis and prompt repair of cable/hardware/equipment to ensure service restoral objectives are met
•    Accurately prepare and complete concise reports relating to repair data: network location(s), materials used, time, etc.
•    Read maps and procedures to complete daily work
•    Plan and implement preventative maintenance routines to ensure network standards of performance are met
•    Ensure required information is reported to the correct parties in a timely, accurate and professional manner
•    Maintain and track tool and material inventory as assigned 
•    Other duties as assigned by the Field Manager


i)    Education and Experience
•    Gr.12 High School Diploma or equivalent
•    Experience in CATV/fiber telecom industry preferred

ii)    Skills and Skill Levels
•    Excellent English speaking/communication skills (verbal and written)
•    Proficient computer skills (specifically MS Outlook; Word, Excel preferred as well)
•    Ability to work at heights over 30ft
•    Ability to lift equipment/ladders up to 75lbs
•    Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

iii)    Other Requirements
•    Valid Driver’s License – Class 5 with Air Brakes certification or Class 3
•    Incumbent must obtain a Criminal Record Check and Drivers Abstract on regular intervals upon starting and during employment
•    Applicant must be in good, physical condition
•    Ability to work standing and overhead for extended periods
•    Strong mechanical aptitude

Work Environment

•    Monday to Friday (7am – 5pm); however, some weekends or overnights may be required with minimal notice
•    Regular after-hour support required for live work during maintenance windows (2am-6am)
•    Most tasks are performed outside in all weather conditions
•    Travel up to 90% of the time (covering New Brunswick and Nova Scotia)
•    In this position you will be assigned to many sites, routes and a large coverage area and may be asked to join an on-call rotation to provide our customers emergency support


EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/Minority/Female/Vets/Disabled

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