Technologist (Repair Tech)

About Us
Telesat (NASDAQ and TSX: TSAT) is a leading global satellite operator, providing reliable and secure satellite-delivered communications solutions worldwide to broadcast, telecommunications, corporate and government customers for over 50 years.  Backed by a legacy of engineering excellence, reliability and industry-leading customer service, Telesat has grown to be one of the largest and most successful global satellite operators.
Telesat Lightspeed, our revolutionary Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite network, scheduled to begin service in 2025, will revolutionize global broadband connectivity for enterprise users by delivering a combination of high capacity, security, resiliency and affordability with ultra-low latency and fiber-like speeds. Telesat is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, and has offices and facilities around the world. The company’s state-of-the-art fleet consists of 15 GEO satellites, the Canadian payload on ViaSat-1 and one Phase 1 LEO satellite, which is the start of Telesat Lightspeed. For more information, follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn or visit

The position is primarily responsible for the repair of amplifiers, upconverters, downconverters, LNB’s, switches, and other electronic equipment used in our networks.

Main Responsibilities

  • The repair of amplifiers, converters, LNB’s
  • RF equipment used in various Telesat networks including RF switching controllers
  • Test equipment in Thermal Chambers to determine equipment stability in all types of environments
  • Repairing equipment for 3rd party customers
  • Provide support to the annual HPA maintenance at APK

Education & Experience Required

  • 3 Year Electronics Technology Diploma from a Community College specializing in Electronics Telecommunications, or equivalent education
  • Past experience repairing Solid State amplifier equipment would be an asset

Equipment Used

  • Analyzers, signal generators, meters, oscillators and various other electronic test equipment
  • Computer

Decision Making & Supervision

  • Person will be required to evaluate equipment and determine appropriate repair action
  • Make appropriate decisions on repairing vs replacing equipment
  • The successful candidate will be assigned to a senior tech during a training period
  • Required to work independently with minimal supervision

Working Conditions

  • Day shift
  • Repair center environment
Telesat is committed to the health and safety of our people, clients and communities. With this commitment in mind, we comply with all public health mandates (locally, provincially, federally and/or internationally, as applicable) and have implemented various safety measures, including a COVID-19 vaccination policy.  Telesat’s COVID 19 vaccination policy requires all current and future employees to be fully vaccinated if they wish to, or are required to, attend a Telesat facility and/or other sites in the course of their duties (such as customer or vendor sites or other third-party business related venues).
Commitment: Full Time Hire
Department: Network Operations
Location: Hanover, Ontario
Team: Network Management Center
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