Senior Remote Area Transmitter Technologist – ST.00063

Senior Remote Area Transmitter Technologist

Take pride in what you do – and where you work. CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions, with over 10,000 employees. CBC/Radio-Canada brings diverse regional and cultural perspectives into the daily lives of Canadians in English, French and eight aboriginal languages.

  • As a self-motivated and creative problem solver operating under minimal supervision, you will install, set up, operate, modify, repair and maintain transmission equipment, facilities and systems in the safest manner possible.
  • You will also align and configure equipment and systems, including related software and revisions therein.
  • Ensuring appropriate personnel are made aware of the changes, you will document repairs and regular preventative maintenance procedures, as well as prepare and correct documents, schematics, functional drawings, etc.
  • A quick learner, you will carry out and help develop quality control procedures, methods and designs for better utilization of equipment.

This position requires a flexible schedule to occasionally work on the weekends and night shifts.

This position requires significant work outside in all weather conditions and in a largely unsupervised, remote environment.


  • You possess a two year broadcast, electronics, electrical, or telecommunications technology degree or diploma at an accredited educational institution, covering general knowledge regarding maintenance of equipment, systems and relevant software technologies.
  • As well, you have four years practical and relevant experience.
  • Equivalent education and/or experience may be considered.
  • As such, you need five years of practical driving experience and the ability to operate all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles.
  • Knowledge of both official languages, English and French, would be an asset.

If you are seeking a media environment that fosters creativity and innovation, this is the place for you.

We value the importance of a diverse workforce and encourage applications from Aboriginal Peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability.

Please visit and apply online.

The CBC is committed to equity in employment and programming.

1 comment

  1. Anonymous
    Posted June 28, 2010 at 2:35 pm | # | Reply to this masterpiece

    This job sounds kind of cool, actually.
    Bombing around on snowmobiles, fixing broadcast towers.

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