Network Technician – Rogers

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuels us, and moments define us.

PLEASE NOTE: This position is based in Huntsville/Parry Sound (Northern Ontario)

The incumbent is responsible for the commissioning and maintenance of cellular sites and transport facilities in the greater Huntsville/Parry Sound area of the Rogers Wireless network to achieve optimum service levels. This includes the following systems: microwave radio, DC power, cellular base stations (GSM, UMTS, LTE, 5G), some in-building DAS systems, paging, Cisco, Milan switch, RTUs (TLAN), environmental systems (HVACs, FACs), fibre terminals, and multiport antenna and line systems.

Responsibilities:

Respond to trouble reports on network problems by performing effective/efficient problem analysis, rapid trouble shooting and diagnosis, and prompt repair of equipment to ensure service restoral objectives are met
Track and complete trouble tickets, participate in incident reports, and work order as-builts
Coordinate with other technicians and departments as required to maintain service levels, maximize efficiency and ensure network consistency across and within your area of responsibility
Effectively interface with NOC, Field Operations, TAC and Engineering groups to resolve network faults
Provide the highest quality customer service possible
Plan and perform preventive maintenance routines to ensure network standards of performance are met
Plan and implement work orders associated with UMTS, GSM, LTE, 5G, transport while respecting customer service and live network facilities
In depth knowledge of key quality service indicators on microwave and transmission equipment, optical fibre, TCP/IP
Maintain inventory of equipment and parts to perform regular field and lab duties, equipment, tools, laptop etc
Perform acceptance tests on newly installed sites and equipment to ensure results meet design specifications
Participate in activities associated with network optimization and build activities
Test hand-offs, RSSI, transmit level on mobiles, dropped calls and investigate any changes to benchmark coverage
Perform in-building walk testing and investigate/isolate UL RSSI interference issues
Maintain current documentation of site status, complete trouble tickets, incident report and other required reports
Administrative: reporting of mileage, timesheet, expenses, Incident Management Tickets (IMTs), Deficiency tickets (DT) updates, maintain accurate online data for sites and tickets, email communication, asset management and incident reports
Shift work/overtime and 24 hour on-call support is required on a regular rotational basis
Deal with difficult site access (seasonal) using off-road vehicles
Tow mobile generators for site service restorals during power interruptions
Qualifications:

1 – 3 years of technical telecommunications experience supporting network elements
Diploma/Certificate in Electronics from a technical institute or equivalent work experience
Microwave and transmission experience would be beneficial e.g. DS1, DS3
Optical fibre, SONET OC3/12/48/192, knowledge of TCP/IP/ethernet would be an asset
Travel is required 100% of the time within your own area
Strong RF and fibre background
Demonstrated investigative, problem solving, analysis and troubleshooting skills
Must possess a valid Ontario driver’s license and have a good driving record
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
Strong time and priority management
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Strong individual contributor and team player

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: No Selection
Work Location: Huntsville / Parry Sound
Travel Requirements: Up to 100%
Posting Category/Function: Field Operations & Maintenance
Requisition ID: 199032

Together, we’ll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:

Our people are at the heart of our success
Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
We do what’s right, each and every day
We believe in the power of new ideas
We work as one team, with one vision
We give back to our communities and protect our environment

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Posting Notes: Information Technology & Engineering

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