Electronics Technician

Entry Level
Edmonton
Full-time
, Remote Friendly

Job Description

ADGA is hiring an Electronics Technician to work in one of the electronic security systems workshops that we manage in Alberta. The Electronics Technician will be responsible for tasks including, but not limited to the following:

  • Performs preventative and corrective maintenance in accordance with approved maintenance plans.
  • Ensures that test equipment is calibrated on a regular basis as per an approved calibration plan.
  • Restores systems by replacing faulty modules or components. Repairs faulty modules on site when feasible.
  • Makes necessary arrangements for modules to be repaired at the supplier’s plant or at contractor’s in-house repair facilities when repair is not possible on site.
  • Records all maintenance and repair activities in the electronic maintenance information system (MIS).
  • Maintains records showing all preventive and corrective maintenance activities, including test results
  • Prepares and submits reports to the institutional representatives as specified in this document. Institutional representatives may request frequent meetings to monitor daily activities and unusual issues/problems.
  • Performs annual inventory check of electronic security systems, their major components and major spare parts. Reports anomalies to institutional representatives for resolution. Example: major spare parts have been depleted and system is now vulnerable without spare parts on site; or; new systems have been added but the required maintenance hand-over reports have not been submitted to NHQ
  • Inspect and test items returning from repair facilities to ensure they are operational and meet relevant quality parameters, including incoming spare parts.
  • Maintains clean working areas; sweeping, washing and vacuuming floors as required.
  • Complies with all local safety and security rules and regulations as published by the Institution.
  • Provide Telephone Support to other Technicians when requested.
  • Available for on-call services after regular hours as per the local on-call schedule.
  • Submits reports to the Regional Supervisor.
  • Proactively researches, and stays up to date with newly installed systems to be able to manage the equipment effectively.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of a college degree from a technology program or equivalent. A combination of education and experience with a proven ability to perform the duties of the position may be accepted.
  • Knowledge of Communications in GP test equipment, commercial and personal computers and their peripherals, more specifically on IT support and network operations as well as MS Office Suite software experience.
  • This role requires any candidates to currently hold or be eligible to obtain a Federal Government clearance at the enhanced reliability (level 1).

Other nice-to-have experience:

  • Must be able to communicate his/her ideas clearly, and this requires good interpersonal skills in order to problem solve and interact at the client site effectively.
  • Decisions require clear conceptual thinking of complex technical situations; advice must be sought if uncertainty exists.
  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ an asset.
  • Working at heights (Fall Arrest), First Aid, Confined Space and WHMIS certifications are considered assets.
  • A good understanding of RF, CATV, CCTV, PA/intercom and automated control systems is an asset.

Additional Information

  • ECO (Emergency call out) pay $200/rotation
  • Paid vacation
  • Medical/Dental Benefits
  • Safety footware and uniform allowance
  • Training support

Work-Life Balance  

We strongly support a healthy and productive work-life balance. This starts with a flexible approach to work, and policies designed to support employees through their day-to-day routines and major life events. For example, we offer a Maternity/Parental Top-Up (up to 52 weeks) and a Reservist Leave Top-Up (up to 180 days). 

Belong@ADGA  

ADGA continuously strives to integrate advanced Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) approaches and practices into our work culture. Our employee-based DEI Committee explores activities and invites discussions that foster an environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and heard.

Compensation  

Above and beyond our commitment to offer a competitive base salary, ADGA has a company-wide profit-sharing plan for all full-time and part-time employees.

Comprehensive Benefits and Total Rewards  

We offer a comprehensive benefit program, providing employees with the choice between base or enhanced plans. Depending on the plan, ADGA pays for Health & Dental, a Health Spending Account, Short-Term Disability, an Employee Assistance Program, and a Telemedicine service. Also offered: discounts on gym memberships, 5,000+ perks through Perkoplis, a Deferred Profit Sharing Plan, and access to a wide range of other employee-centric services and savings programs.

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