Radio Telecommunications Technician

Kordia

Seeking a solid Technician for 24/7 routine and emergency inspection & maintenance, installation, integration & commissioning of radio network sites.

  • SA metro & rural areas - Travel required
  • Permanent Employment Opportunity
  • Career development
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 Australia.

The opportunity:
We are currently going through an exciting period of growth and are looking for a solid Field Technician to assist with delivery on a long term existing maintenance contract on a critical radio network and assist with delivery on a range of other telecommunications projects we have currently throughout SA, as well as in the pipeline.

“My team is very collaborative and communicate openly with each other. I find that this is key when building relationships both in and outside of work and makes me really appreciate the importance of team dynamics. The stronger the team, the greater the success.”
- Field Engineer

The role:
Located at our Regency Park offices/depot, this role will see you assist with carrying out mission critical communications projects throughout South Australia. 
Reporting to the State Operations Manager, you will be responsible for:
  • Routine Maintenance Inspection tasks of customer equipment and facilities at established Radio Communication sites
  • 24/7 On Call support on a roster basis
  • Installation, commissioning, maintenance of Client Radio Network systems
  • Installation, commissioning, maintenance of Client DC power systems
  • Installation and Maintenance of customer microwave backbone equipment
  • Installation and maintenance of antenna and feeder cables on mono poles, roof tops and towers which will require regular climbing and working at heights
  • Ensuring that QHSE Policy requirements are observed and followed

What we are looking for:
We are targeting an experienced Radio / Telecommunication Technician with a minimum of 3 years experience. You will need to have experience with the maintenance and installation of radio network equipment – P25, VHF/UHF, Microwave links

In addition to this we are seeking Technicians with the following:

  • A certificate or diploma certification with Electro-Technology or Telecommunications engineering 
  • Industry Construction Card
  • Australian (C Class) Drivers Licence for a manual vehicle
  • 2+ years' experience installing and commissioning P25, VHF/UHF, microwave network equipment
  • Experience installing and commissioning of DC Rectifiers, Batteries and DC power distribution
  • Experience installing and commissioning of transmission systems including PDH, SDH, DWDM, ATM, IP and Carrier Ethernet
  • Analytical approach to fault resolution and use of test equipment
  • High levels of verbal and written communications skills
  • Willingness to travel regularly to site across the state for installations and possibly interstate
  • Experience in installation and maintenance of antenna and feeder cables on monopoles, roof tops and towers (desirable)
  • Willingness to climb, work at heights with ability to comfortably operate at heights regularly (i.e. ability to climb 30 metre monopoles and towers is required – training provided)
  • Must provide, or be willing to undergo a Police Clearance Check.
Our Values:
At Kordia we believe every team member has a role to play in the overall success of the business.  Whether it is through our working relationships, technology or skills.  Our culture and values encourage and reward those that are collaborative, trustworthy, humble, courageous and expert.  If these values appeal to you, we can offer you an environment in which you will thrive.