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Telecommunications Technician

We are a large and fully integrated infrastructure business chartered with a responsibility that is pivotal to the success of Queensland and its people. Our culture is one based around safety and performance.

We are currently seeking a Telecommunications Technician in Townsville to carry out maintenance and repair of telecommunications and electronic equipment and report on the performance and condition of the telecommunication asset to ensure safe and effective operation.

Our Telecommunication Technicians work a nine day fortnight and will be required to participate in a callout roster on average once every 7 weeks, penalty rates apply. The position will require travel throughout Queensland as the business requires.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Install, maintain and repair telecommunication and electronic equipment in accordance with predefined work programs.
  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with Workplace Health and Safety (WH&S) requirements and legislative policies including work activities performed by subordinate employees.
  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with technical and operational specification and standards including work activities performed by subordinate employees.
  • Maintain records and associated documentation relating to asset condition, maintenance programs and costing systems.
  • Report on actual work performed against the scheduled maintenance program and equipment performance and condition irregularities.
  • Progress the implementation and application of work procedures and practices in pursuit of assuring and continuously improving quality.

We are seeking interest from applicants with the following:

  • Telecommunications Technician Trade Certificate
  • National Driver Licence C Class

In addition to the above requirements you will possess:

  • Sound knowledge of telecommunications equipment and systems including radio systems.
  • Sound skill in the installation, maintenance and fault rectification of telecommunications equipment and systems.
  • Sound knowledge of the technical regulations and standards relating to the maintenance and installation of the telecommunications network equipment/systems and customer premises equipment/systems.
  • Sound interpersonal, written and oral communication skills with an emphasis on customer service.

Apply to position number 29703 via our website by clicking onto the "Apply" button. Please submit a resume and covering letter outlining relevant experience by 8:00am Monday the 14th of May 2018.

External applicants applying for roles within Queensland Rail will be subject to Alcohol and Other Drugs pre-employment testing.

The recruitment and selection process for this position might require shortlisted applicants to undertake a Pre-employment Health Assessment.

As Queensland Rail is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, we encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from non-English speaking backgrounds, and members of other diverse groups to apply.

To learn more about this Queensland Rail career opportunity please contact Candis with your specific enquiry on 07 3072 5448 or email candis.hockins@qr.com.au Please do not email your application. We can only accept applications received via our website.


Date Posted
Logistics, Supply & Transport
Townsville, QLD
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