Senior Technician – Ottawa

DTS Technical - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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In accordance with DTS procedures and policies, the employee is responsible for supervision and implementation of newly deployed equipment, communication and power cables as well as installations. In addition, the incumbent must be able to obtain and understand information for these scheduled changes from documentation, floor plans, cable run diagrams and cabinet elevation drawings.


  • Installation of data centre equipment, including unpacking, rack mounting of equipment in the
Simcoe, York Region, Mississauga, Brampton, South Western Ontario areas
  • Rack/cabinet installation, removal, prepping of rack/cabinet to accommodate new equipment/cable
  • Installation, including placement, connector install and connectivity testing of RG59 Coax, Cat5 and Cat6
  • Installation, connection to devices and testing of telecom fibre
  • DC power cable, lug and panel installation
  • Fibre raceways, cable ladder, and conduit pipe, support and unit installations
  • Meeting with clients to discuss project scope and strategies
  • Conduct field surveys/attend site meetings
  • Input project as-built information
  • Occasional maintenance window cutover shifts for service and power (00:00 to 08:30)
The above-mentioned job description and duties are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this position. The incumbent may be requested to perform tasks other than those stated in this description.



  • Experience in similar role required
  • Post-secondary training program in Electrical or Telecommunications Engineering is an asset
  • Knowledge of data centres, equipment, architecture would be an advantage
  • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical power, power distribution, power protection would be an added advantage
  • Understanding of network cables (fibre and copper) and connectivity experience would be an asset
  • Ability to interpret technical material and plans would be an advantage
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly with Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Strong command of the English language, both spoken and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to clearly communicate with internal and external project teams
  • Detail-oriented with solid problem solving and analytical skills
  • Multi-tasking ability; adaptable to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Self-motivated with the ability to take initiative and resolve problems independently; monitors own quality of work

  • Must possess valid G license and clean driver’s abstract
  • Reliable vehicle required
  • Travel Requirements: Maximum of 100 kms to the jobsite per day

  • Self-motivated
  • Commitment to quality
  • Organizational/Planning
  • Decision Making & Critical Thinking
  • Innovative
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Accountability
  • Team Player