Infrastructure Cable Technician
Activo Inc
Vancouver, BC

About Activo:

Activo is a national IP infrastructure and Technology Integrator. With Offices across Canada Activo offers a broad suite of solutions to its customers ranging from Cloud based service to Infrastructure Construction, including National Rollouts.

About the Job:

Activo is looking to hire cabling technicians in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, London, Waterloo, Toronto, Ottawa, and Quebec for a National project.

The Project Team is looking to hire approximately 100 cable technicians consisting of Senior Cabling Technician (3 – 5 years’ experience), Intermediate Cabling Technicians (2 – 3 years’ experience) and Junior Cable Technicians (1 – 2 years’ experience) for this project.

All applicants must be experienced installing, terminating and testing 4pr Cat 6 UTP cabling infrastructure.

This project will run from approximately November 2017 to April 2018 with a potential black out period Dec1-Jan15. Work will be completed at specified locations across Canada. Work Schedule will be from Sunday night to Thursday night each week between the hours of approximately 10:30 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. with Friday/Saturday off. Technicians will work five (5) 8 hour shifts facilitating fulltime employment of forty (40) hours per week while on this project. Technicians will work in teams of 4 – 6 technicians with one technician being a designated Lead Technician responsible for delivery.

Technicians involved in this project will be required to travel regionally and potentially provincially resulting extended times away from home regions.


  • Read blueprints,
  • Work at heights or in confined spaces,
  • Complete and maintain test and service records.
  • Follow daily task completion requirements
  • Technicians Owned Tools/Equipment: Copper Termination Tools, Green Patch Steel-toed Safety Boots, Approved Hard Hat, Safety glasses/goggles
  • Must comply with Strict Safety Policy

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:

  • Both Indoor and Outdoor, at heights.
  • Fast-paced environment.
  • Tight deadlines.
  • Physically demanding.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Work Activities with be combination of sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, kneeling.

Essential Skills:


  • Fluent Verbal/Written English Communication.
  • Working with others.
  • Problem solving.
  • Decision making.
  • Job task planning and organizing.
  • Significant use of memory; locating Information using various tools.
  • Computer use.
  • Continuous learning.


  • Manufacturers Installation Certification (Copper/Fiber) an asset
  • Valid Drivers License Record required
  • Criminal Record Check Required
  • Ability to distinguish between Colors
  • WHMIS Certificate would be an asset
  • Working at Heights Certificate would be an asset
  • Manlift Operator Certificate would be an asset
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act Safety 4 Steps Worker Health & Safety Awareness Certificate
  • Other Provincially Mandated Safety courses would be an asset
  • Experience installing WAP, Network Hardware would be an asset


  • Medical Benefits, Dental Benefits, Disability Benefits, Life Insurance Benefits, Group Insurance Benefits after 180 day probation period.
  • Senior Cable Technician $30.00\Hr, Intermediate Cable Technician $25.00\Hr. and a Junior Cabling Technician $20.00\Hr
  • All rates include an hourly Night Shift Premium.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Infrastructure Cable Technician: 2 years (Required)


  • Vancouver, BC (Required)


  • Valid Drivers License (Required)


  • English (Required)