Connectivity Technician (AV & Telecom) (On-Call)

Okanagan College

Description

OKANAGAN COLLEGE

Okanagan College transforms lives and communities.  We are one of Canada’s leading colleges.  We create outstanding educational experiences for our learners, both students and employees.  We work and learn in a welcoming and caring culture.  We are a catalyst for change through collaboration with our learners and partners.  We serve, lead and anticipate the social, economic and environmental needs of communities.

 

Position Title:

Connectivity Technician (AV & Telecom) (On-Call)

Competition Number:

C001781

Division/Portfolio:

IT Services

Department/Program:

Telecommunications

Campus/Centre:

Kelowna

 

Position Summary:

Under the limited supervision of the Manager, Infrastructure, the Connectivity Technician is responsible for installing and supporting classroom technology including projectors, screens, whiteboards, video-conferencing technologies, data and voice networks by running, pulling, terminating, splicing cables, fibre termination, and installing telecommunications equipment, routers, switches and cable trays. This position will also assist in the administration of audio-visual and voice system software account maintenance and may be required to provide training or advice related to audio visual and telecom technologies to other IT, media, and classroom services staff. The Connectivity Technician actively seeks to explore options to add value and/or resolve concerns of College stakeholders and maintains knowledge of best practices and industry trends by participating in educational opportunities and reviewing current technical publications.

 

Education and Experience:

Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent and graduation from a two year post secondary program in a related area. Minimum 2 years of related experience.

 

Skills and Abilities:

– Strong technical, analytical, problem solving skills
– Knowledge of network design an asset
– Knowledge of voice systems
– Ability to frequently lift and move a large variety of equipment of up to 20 kg. and occasionally move/lift equipment of more than 20 kg.
– This position will, on occasion, have to work in confined spaces
– Prioritize and organize work effectively
– Ability to work with minimal supervision
– Excellent customer interaction skills and communication skills
– Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include evenings, weekends and overtime

 

Appointment Type:

Support – On Call

Appointment Start Date:

01/04/2022

Schedule:

On-call as work is available

 

Annual Salary/Hourly Rate:

$26.82 – $30.65

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Shortlisted internal candidates must notify the current Support Staff Bargaining Chairperson and Human Resources if they want a Union Observer during interviews and final selection of candidates.

 

Posting Opening Date:

12/09/2021

Posting Closing Date:

Open Until Filled

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please go to the following website:  https://www.employmentopportunities.okanagan.bc.ca and complete an on-line application.