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Network Technician - Broadcast/Video (Edmonton)


Edmonton, AB, CA

Req ID:  27960
Jobs by Category:  Technicians
Job Function:  Technicians
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



Join our team


TELUS is a great place to work. You can see it in our team members. The diversity of the TELUS team and their unique contributions set us apart from the competition. Our success is based as much on our future friendly team as the innovative internet, voice, data and wireless products and solutions we offer.


Our team members include people like you - enthusiastic, innovative, passionate and energetic. We believe that you’ll find our high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging and financially rewarding. Join our team and make your future friendly too.

We are currently looking for a skilled individual to join our TELUS Network Operations Team in Edmonton as Network Technician. We are seeking a passionate and enthusiastic person with a broadcast video background, and with a commitment to unparalleled customer service excellence. We also offer best-in-class training and development programs, comprehensive health benefits, employee share purchase plan, services discount and an opportunity to build you career with a leading-edge team.



To perform Service Delivery and Assurance functions related to broadcast, video, transport and data network elements and services.




  • Test, maintain, and repair broadcast, video, transport, and data network elements and services
  • Perform service assurance through alarm/ticket monitoring
  • Focus on quality assurance, on the Optik TV Platform, in relation to Simulcast Substitutions, Premium Sports Packages, Pay Per View and High Profile Events
  • Perform troubleshooting, testing and fault isolation
  • Complete preventative maintenance routines to ensure reliability
  • Work with internal departments/vendors for the implementation of hardware, software, firmware, product change, upgrades and commissioning of network elements/services
  • Monitor Optik TV networks and issue regular trouble updates



  • Explain/discuss details regarding trouble status and maintenance activities
  • Initiate and/or respond to queries, discuss trouble details and confirm resolutions directly with external/internal stakeholders


  • Provide information on tasks, maintain logs and update applicable corporate systems
  • Document and administer/track maintenance routines for broadcast, video, transport, and data network elements




  • Work is performed within defined time requirements to meet company quality standards to ensure the reliability of Optik TV Content
  • Preventative maintenance routines and administrative responsibilities are completed accurately and timely





  • Detailed knowledge of broadcast / video applications and principles
  • Detailed knowledge of troubleshooting. Ability to identify, investigate, troubleshoot and resolve troubles in an organized, and efficient way
  • Knowledge of alarming and ticketing systems
  • Ability to utilize existing documentation to foster independent troubleshooting
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaboratively with other departments
  • Must be willing and able to work 24/7 including various shifts as assigned (such as evenings, overnights, weekends and statutory holidays), based on business needs
  • Demonstrated effective decision-making skills while under limited supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to identify problems and situations, take appropriate action, implement solutions or escalate as required
  • Maintain a high level of performance under the pressure of time constraints and a fast-paced changing environment
  • Knowledge of network technology, architecture and elements, encoding solutions, satellite delivery and a strong understanding of their associated inter-workings
  • Working knowledge of IP Networks
  • Must be able to understand and effectively perform work in accordance with Methods of Procedure
  • Must be able to operate tools and test equipment
  • Must follow safe work practices and abide by all safety rules and regulations
  • Demonstrated professional oral and written communications skills
  • Self-motivated, work well with minimal or no direct supervision
  • Ability to effectively handle both favorable and unfavorable internal/external interactions
  • Demonstrated ability in planning and organizing to meet scheduled deadlines
  • Commit to continuous learning. Demonstrate the ability to learn and apply learned skills to related situations
  • Knowledge of maintenance practices / routines on network elements
  • Must meet applicable testing requirements
  • Strong keyboarding skills and must possess Personal Computer navigational skills
  • Knowledge of products and services for business and residential customers
  • Fluent in English
  • Must have a Valid Class 5 Driver's License
  • Experience in Installation maintenance, and/or commissioning of network elements (hardware, software and power) would be an asset
  • Post-Secondary Education in Telecommunication or Broadcast Technologies



A bit about us

We’re a people-first, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability—your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.


Our team is all about making a connection with our customers and within our communities.

We are honoured to be recognized

Days volunteered in our communities.

3,300 +
Field service and support team members

1.5 to 4
Months of intensive training for new technicians and an award-winning certification program for career progression


TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.