Toronto, ON

Senior Remote Area Transmitter Technologist (Technology & Infrastructure)

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  Broadcast Engineering

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Position Language Requirement  English Only

Status of Employment  Permanent

Work schedule(s)  Full-time


Work at CBC/Radio-Canada 

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, Infrastructure and Technologies 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. Infrastructure and Technologies is the team making it happen.


Your role

The Transmission division of CBC/Radio-Canada is looking for a bright and energetic individual to join its Toronto team in the role of a Senior Remote Area Transmitter Technologist. The successful candidate will be involved in installing, troubleshooting, and modifying transmission equipment, satellite communication systems, and facilities ensuring their proper operating condition. You will also align, test and configure equipment and systems, including the related software, in order to obtain and confirm optimal performance or to identify existing or potential problems.

 Also, you will perform and document repairs and regular preventive maintenance procedures according to established procedures and corporate standards. You will carry out and assist in the development of quality control procedures, prepare and correct documents, schematics, functional drawings, specification tables and layout diagrams. In addition, you will contact suppliers for equipment, services or advice, and operate motor vehicles. You guide the development and assist in the training of other employees, as well as contribute ideas and make recommendations to overcome problems or achieve desired results. 

As required, you may troubleshoot and maintain other equipment associated with remote transmitter sites; maintain complete transmitter sites including buildings, grounds and roads; travel to remote locations under short notice and difficult conditions and work on satellite dishes.


We are looking for a candidate with the following:    

  • Must possess at least a two (2) year Post-Secondary technologist diploma form a recognized college in an appropriate discipline or its equivalent as determined by the Corporation.

  • Practical and relevant experience would be considered an asset.

  • Requires overall general knowledge regarding maintenance of equipment, systems and relevant software technologies.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license as well as a driving record that meets the minimum requirements of CBC/RadioCanada's insurance company.

  • Frequent travel may be required and includes long distance trips.

  • Must be able to travel and to work alone at remote locations under difficult conditions.

  • Must be able to meet the identified physical requirements of the position.

  • Problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills needed.

  • Self-motivated, initiative, conscientious.

  • Able to grasp new concepts quickly.

  • Reliable and autonomous.

  • Work under minimum supervision.

  • Work in a team environment or individually.

  • Available for overtime.

  • Hours of work: 24/7 operation with occasional shift requirement to cover work outside of standard daytime working hours.


Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

All employees of CBC/Radio-Canada are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of December 1st 2021 unless exempted based on a medical/religious ground. As per this requirement, employees must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to all employees. Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify if you meet the conditions of employment, you will be asked to provide an attestation confirming your COVID-19 vaccination status.

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.


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Additional Details

Code: TOR08143
Category: Radio
250 Front St W
Toronto, ON, CA
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Tags: Broadcast Engineering, Technology
Posted: Nov 25, 2021
Closing: Jan 01, 2022
Type: Full-time
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