Summer Student (Technician) – Eastlink

Greater Sudbury, ON, Canada

As one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Eastlink takes great pride in delivering advanced technologies/services that connect its customers to the things and people that matter most. Powered by state-of-the-art fibre optic and mobile networks, we bring world-class communications and video entertainment services including high speed internet, mobile, TV, telephone, security and automation, data communications and exclusive, locally-produced programming to residential, business and public sector customers across Canada. Headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Eastlink operates with an employee base of over 1300 people who serve customers in NS, PEI, NL, NB, ON, AB, BC and Bermuda.

Eastlink is currently seeking a Summer Student to join our team in Sudbury, ON. The successful candidate is required to reside in or be willing to re-locate to this management area.

As a member of an experienced in-field technical team, the Summer Student will be responsible locating Eastlink underground plant, and providing supporting documentation through drawing and mapping of its location. The summer student may also be required to help with other general labour jobs.

As the successful candidate you will be part of a union and be expected to pay union dues.

Eastlink provides in-house technical and safety training as well as training on specific services and duties that will increase with experience to ensure you have the skills to succeed.

As the ideal candidate, you are a professional, customer orientated individual who has strong problem solving skills, technical aptitude and enjoys working in a fast paced customer facing work environment. You are currently enrolled in a recognized Electronics program. Relevant industry repair and maintenance experience is considered an asset. Committed to fostering a safe work environment, you proactively demonstrate Occupational Health & Safety work safe practices. Able to travel throughout the region, you require a valid driver’s license (G2 license at minimum is a must) coupled with a satisfactory driving record. As part of the recruitment process a drivers abstract and criminal background check will be requested.
You also have the ability to do the following:
Work Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm, and potential weekends
Manually lift, push and pull up to 90 lbs.
Work in inclement weather conditions (including snow, rain & cold)
Kneel, crouch and work above shoulders on occasion
Why Choose Eastlink?

Eastlink operates in a culture of continuous improvement through listening, learning and adapting, which enables us to respond quickly to the evolving needs of both employees and customers. We recognize that our truly greatest competitive edge is our people and that delivering a great customer experience begins with a great employee experience. Our philosophy of developing and training our team “on the ground” not only helps to create a strong onboarding experience but also readies employees for future growth opportunities within the organization.

Dedicated to reflecting the customers and communities we serve, we embrace diversity and inclusion throughout all levels of the organization and encourage members of equity groups to self-identify during the application process.

If you are ready to explore an exciting career at Eastlink, your journey begins here.

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