We are actively searching for Installation Technicians to join our team in Markham, ON!
- Largest Distributor of Wireless Voice, Data, and Video Solutions in North America
- 40+ Years Industry-Leading Experience
- Partnerships with Motorola, JVC Kenwood, Avigilon, +More
- 75+ Branches Across North America
As an installation technician, your responsibility will include installing a variety of mobile radio communications equipment in motor vehicles in the Communications Group shop and at customer sites. You will need to diagnose minor communication system problems, and repair or replace malfunctioning equipment. Perform related duties as assigned.
- Install and/or remove electronic equipment (e.g., two-way radios, CB radios, cellular telephones, hands-free kits, AVLs, boosters, etc.) in customer vehicles using air, power and hand tools, along with technical information and shop service procedures.
- Build special components to accommodate the installation of necessary equipment in vehicles (e.g., car harnesses, brackets for radio equipment, etc.).
- Troubleshoot malfunctions of electronic equipment and installations in vehicles in order to diagnose and correct operational problems.
- Repair electronic equipment and installations in vehicles to restore equipment installations to optimal operating conditions.
- Operate installed equipment in order to test or demonstrate equipment.
- Perform regularly scheduled maintenance and repairs on vehicle communications equipment installations in order to ensure maximum reliability and performance using solvents, lubricants, tools and technical manuals.
- Make minor repairs to shop equipment to maintain performance.
- Document all equipment installations and repairs performed, recording work completed on appropriate work orders.
- Clean assigned work area in order to eliminate hazards.
- Operate vehicles, moving them into and out of the shop in order to perform work functions.
- Occasionally travel to customer sites to install equipment in vehicles at their location.
- Recommend changes in shop operations or procedures in order to expedite repairs and installations of vehicle equipment.
- Fabricate wiring harnesses to specifications for installation into vehicles.
- Attend all monthly safety meetings, adopting safe work practices on the job daily
- the basic principles of electronics and electronic mobile communications equipment, such as two-way radios, CB’s, cellular telephones, hands-free kits, AVLs, boosters, etc.
- provincial and federal environmental laws concerning the handling of hazardous materials routinely used in fleet service operations
- the operation of motorized vehicles (e.g. automobiles, trucks, and motor homes) for transport
- identifying and using proper hand and power tools, parts and supplies in a safe manner
- calculating mathematical problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division on a calculator to determine measurements, time, quantities, metric conversion, repair costs, and parts and supplies expenditures
- the safe use of fleet shop equipment (e.g., bench grinder, drill press, etc.)
- follow detailed oral and written instructions in the installation/removal and repair of electronic mobile communications equipment.
- use a personal computer to send/receive email, look up technical data, gather parts information, and check installation bookings/appointments
- read and interpret dials, gauges, meters, graphs and electrical wiring diagrams pertaining to the installation, testing, operation and repair of mobile communications equipment.
- install, repair or remove vehicle equipment by assembling or disassembling, repairing or replacing parts and components.
- modify a vehicle (vehicle build-up) by assisting in the fabrication and installation of special parts and equipment.
- effectively communicate orally and in writing.
- explain technical information in layman's terms to service users and other personnel to answer questions and provide information about equipment and its operation.
- establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of assignment.
- make routine decisions without direct supervision pertaining to the installations and repair of mobile communications equipment.
- read and comprehend technical shop manuals, troubleshooting guides, manufacturers' specifications, warranties, parts catalogs and work orders used in the installation and repair of electronic mobile communications equipment.
- differentiate between colors to work with electrical wires
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
- May be required to stoop, bend, kneel and squat for extended periods of time.
- May be required to carry items weighing up to 30 pounds over short distances
- May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions and moderate to loud noise levels.
- Must abide by all published corporate and Industry Canada safety policies and procedures
- Must comply with corporate Substance Abuse Policy guidelines
- Must have a valid driver’s license, and a clean driving record
Job Qualifications Title
- High School Diploma.
- Ability to pass a police background check and motor vehicle check.
- Experience with hand tools and mechanical aptitude.
- Equivalent on-the-job experience.
BearCom wants to elevate your professional growth! We place high value in investing in the development of our team members and advancing your technical capabilities. BearCom can provide extensive on-the-job training and covers all fees associated with most professional certifications.
You’ll also receive:
- Highly Competitive Compensation
- Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, including Family, and EFAP
- Virtual Healthcare
- Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Employee and Dependent Life Insurance
- Paid Vacation & Time Off
- Company Matched RRSP Plan
- Use of Company Vehicle (this will be used only for certain positions)
- Employee Referral Bonus
- Tuition Reimbursement
- On-site parking
- Company Recognition Program
KEYWORDS: Motorola, Kenwood, ICOM, Avigilon, Two-Way Radio, Two Way Radio, 2-Way Radio, GPS, VOIP, WI-FI, BDA/DAS, RF, UHF, VHF, MOTOTRBO, LMR, OSHA 10, FCC GROL, L3Harris, CET, Network+, Security+, P2P, P2MP, PtMP, P25, Astro25
BearCom is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace free from discrimination and harassment. We seek to recruit and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other disability protected by law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
- Casual dress
- Company events
- Dental care
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- On-site parking
- Paid time off
- RRSP match
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision care
Flexible Language Requirement:
- 8 hour shift
- Day shift
- Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Markham, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Work Location: In person