Trades Assistant / Cable Installer


Due to Kordia securing a number of major IBC projects across Australia we are seeking 2 Trade Assistants or Cable Installers to join our team.

  • Installation/hauling of Coaxial Cables, Splitters, Couplers & Antennas
  • Full training provided Trades Assistants adept at using hand and power tools
  • Hendra base with frequent site based travel
Kordia is one of Australia's largest Telecommunications Systems Integration service delivery organisations.  We specialise in designing, building and operating challenging and critical telecommunications systems throughout Australasia.

“I am happy that I have joined a company that has continued to show me so much about the world of telecommunications”
Kordia EME Supervisor

The opportunity: 
Kordia is currently going through an exciting period of growth, securing a number of major In Building Coverage (DAS) projects and a result we are looking for multiple Cable Installers to work as part of the Specialised Coverage Solutions Team within Kordia.  
The role:

This is a very hands on role involving the use of power and hand tools.  Once trained the role will see you provide installations of distributed antenna systems (DAS) which will include the installation/hauling of coaxial cable, splitters, couplers and antennas as directed by our Deployment Specialists and/or Leading Hands. The role will also involve passive components, and terminating / testing of connectors.

Why work for us?

At Kordia we like to offer great development opportunities and career prospects for our valued employees. This role could lead you to the path of becoming a Leading Hand or Deployment Specialist should you wish to take your career to that next level.

What we are looking for:
This role will suit a Trade Assistant or existing Cable Installer who is adept at using power tools, hand tools and is 'practically-minded'.  You'll need to be happy to work a range of day and night shifts dependant on project requirements.  

Suitable experience would include
  • Cabling installation experience in electrical / communications or equivalent BUT this is not essential
  • Practical experience in using hand tools, ladders and drills
  • A Police Check is required for this role
  • Willingness for physical work and ability to work at heights when required.
  • Willingness to travel regularly to sites across the state and interstate for installations
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills, good grasp of English and be able to communicate well with staff
  • Understanding of quality systems, OH&S and regulatory compliance
  • Other accreditation such as White Card (Construction Industry), EWP, Working at Heights 
  • Possession of a Telecommunications Cabling Licence, or commit to obtaining a licence as directed
  • Current Australian drivers’ licence
  • Willingness to do a large percentage of shift work
We are recognised by our customers for technical excellence and service delivery. With International accreditation in quality, safety and environmental management systems, Kordia is committed to continuous improvement and commercially sustainable growth. Come and join the team; we’re a business on the move!