Communication Technician

Electrical / Électrique Fort McMurray,, Alberta


If you thrive in a team-oriented workplace that challenges your skills, to drive your career development, embraces diversity and rewards innovation, with competitive pay and great employee programs, join the Ainsworth team today!


Position Summary:

Ainsworth is currently looking for a communication technician to join our Fort McMurray team, The role will be responsible for assembling, installing, and repairing, and maintaining telecommunication structured cabling systems, fiber optic backbone and campus cabling, cabling for wireless access points. Structured cabling will consist of cabling for commercial buildings, industrial applications and temporary facilities. Fiber optic installation and maintenance includes but is not limited to installation of cable inside buildings and in an outside plant environment. Installing field connectors, splicing cables using a fusion splicer, and testing utilizing OTDR and Power Meters.



  • Read, interpret and maintain drawings and specifications.
  • Install structured cable components. (Cat 5E, Cat 6, Cat 6A, Fiber Optic)
  • Installation and testing of communication circuits via available communications cabling network.
  • Service, maintenance and troubleshooting on commercial and/or industrial communication circuits and/or
  • cabling networks.
  • Repair, replace faulty components if necessary
  • Repair and adjust valves, piping connections, fittings, and couplings.
  • Able to read and interpret telecommunication drawings and specification
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of assigned apprentices and new workers.
  • Represent the company face to face with the customer directly requesting the work when needed.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Interpret company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations



  • High School degree, diploma, or a GED equivalent qualification from a certified college.
  • A current Alberta driver's license with good driving record.
  • Postsecondary education is an asset. Communication Electrician apprentice program or other training is an asset.
  • TE Connectivity certification training is an asset.
  • Commscope Systimax certification training is an asset.
  • Belden certification training is an asset.
  • Corning certification training is an asset.
  • Knowledge and skill of tools, equipment, and materials and practices of the trade.
  • Knowledge of applicable telecommunication codes, standards, and regulations.
  • Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication.


Schedule: Full Time

Shift: N/A

Length of Contract: N/A

Work Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta

Travel Requirements: N/A


While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Ainsworth is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Qualified designated group members are encouraged to apply as any reasonable accommodation of qualifications will be considered as per our Accommodation Policy, available upon request.

Ainsworth is an integrated multi-trade company, offering end-to-end services and solutions for all asset maintenance and refurbishment requirements of our customers. We are continually striving to create better and more advanced products as well as provide the highest quality service. We are rapidly growing and need talented professionals to help drive our vision at becoming the best multi-trade company in the country! Join us…. Make a difference.

l Team Oriented Environment l Competitive compensation l Performance-Based Bonuses l Paid Training Program l Group Benefits Plan l Promote-from-within Policy l Vacation Policy l State-of-the-Art Equipment and Tools l Exposure to Cutting Edge Technology l