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Maintenance Technician, Isolated Locations (Technology & Infrastructures)

September 16 2021
Industries Printing, Publishing, Media
Categories Trades, Technicians, Construction, Engineering, Building services, HVAC, Electronics, Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist, Maintenance, Service, Telecom, Wireless
Gaspe, QC

Work at CBC/Radio-Canada

At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.

Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.

Behind the scenes, but ahead of the curve: help us develop the next-generation public broadcaster.

Created in 2015 to align, lighten and modernize infrastructure, the Technology & Infrastructures (T&I) team is the backbone and the future forward arm of CBC/Radio-Canada. We are the people that make stuff work. We make connections; between media content, systems, people and places. We are the space in between.

A place with purpose. CBC/Radio-Canada has always been a highly regarded pioneer of media technology. Not just in Canada, but around the world. Today, we're transforming ourselves from conventional radio and television broadcaster into a modern digital media company. Technology is the driving force and we are the team making it happen.

Please note that this position is located in Gaspé.

Your role

As assigned by your supervisor or a technician from a higher group, perform duties associated with maintaining broadcasting and transmission systems/equipment, such as function-testing, configuring, installing, inspecting, troubleshooting, repairing and refurbishing, according to established standards, in a multidisciplinary environment that includes networking, electronics, and computer systems.

Hours of work:  24/7 operations, days, evenings and nights, from Monday to Sunday.

We are looking for a candidate with the following:

  • College diploma (DEC) in electronics technology (audiovisual, telecommunications or computing systems option) or a relevant field

  • Minimum three (3) years' experience required, owing to the multidisciplinary environment

  • Solid background and experience with RF

  • Certification in IP technology - related to new broadcast technology trends (asset)

  • Hands-on experience with telecommunications, broadcasting, transmission and satellite reception equipment

  • Valid driver's licence (you will be required to regularly operate snowmobiles and ATVs)

  • Available to travel all over Quebec, including Nunavik and Nunavut

  • Available to work a 24/7 schedule including days, evenings and nights, 7 days per week

  • Very good knowledge of French (both spoken and written)

  • Knowledge of English an asset

Selected candidates will be tested as follows:

  • Interview

Think this job is meant for you but worried you don't have it all? At CBC/Radio-Canada we know that not everyone takes the same path when it comes to building their skills. Hands-on experience, intelligence, innovation, a passion for learning and a team-focused approach can combine to form the best set of qualifications. If you feel you meet 70% of the requirements we are seeking and you are excited by the possibility of growing our company, take a chance and express your interest.

If this sounds interesting, please click on ''Apply online''. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country's diversity. That's because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That's why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada's public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest. network