Telecommunications Technicians

Ignite is currently supporting one of our clients to recruit 3 Telecommunications Technicians, on a contract basis.  The key points of the roles that you’ll want to know:
  • Initial 6 month contracts, however the company ideally wants these positions to become permanent
  • Based in Mount Claremont, with some travel across Perth and the South-West.
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Immediate start available!
About the Role:

Based in Mount Claremont, you will work within a team to configure commission and maintain the Operational Telecommunications Network equipment and other supporting systems.

This role will give you the opportunity to work on a wide variety of telecoms systems such as but not limited to power supplies, cable frames, PDH and SDH equipment, analogue and digital mobile radio, Ethernet networks, radio and fibre bearers as well as specific power utilities systems such as tele-protection and power line carrier systems. 

The successful candidate will be methodical in nature to assist in the equipment configuration, programming and cutovers of 64Kb/s, E1, STM1-4 and Ethernet services. Previous knowledge in Keymile, ABB, Ericsson and CISCO equipment will be an advantage.

In addition to this you should be able to work in a dynamically changing work priority environment and will have strong interpersonal skills paired with the ability to work well and maintain relationships within your immediate team and across the business. You will be required to work autonomously from time to time.

Applicants are required to have a Diploma in Electronics and Communications Engineering or equivalent in communication/electrical engineering or relevant discipline, coupled with demonstrated relevant technical experience preferably in utility telecommunications or related industry. SCADA and Power System industry knowledge is highly desirable.

About you:
  • Knowledge of Telecommunications equipment installation, commissioning, maintenance and operations;
  • Preferably 4 to 6 years technical experience in the SCADA or Telecommunications industry;
  • Knowledge of engineering standards, regulations and procedures;
  • CCNA/CCNP certification would be advantageous;
  • Working knowledge of modern safety practices and procedures, particularly in a utility environment;
  • Good interpersonal and team skills;
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Must have Valid WA Driver’s License Class ‘C’ or ‘C-A.’
  • Working away from home when required is essential.
This position is due to commence immediately. Therefore, if you match the above criteria, please submit your details by clicking on Apply Now. 
Please note, the successful candidate must complete a national police clearance as terms of your employment.
Perth (Western Australia)
I.T. & T