Head office: Whitehorse (Yukon)
Year of creation: 1979
Type of company: subsidiary (BCE Inc.)
Sector of activity: telecommunications
Northwestel is a telecommunications company that provides voice, video and data solutions to the residents and businesses of of northern Canada, including northern British Columbia and Alberta, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. It serves 1/300th of Canada’s population. It was formerly known as Northwest Telecommunications Inc.
Its employees enjoy the benefits and scenery of a northern environment, including having customers as neighbors. Its more than 600 employees are spread across one third of Canada’s landmass and work in diverse fields such as IT, retail, customer service, technicians and managers, amongst others.
Northwestel’s six hundred employees enjoy a comprehensive pay package that includes a team incentive program, a pension plan as well as a vacation travel and Northern living pay allowance. Employees also benefit with preferred rates on cable, internet and home phones, to name a few. Northwestel offers opportunities for employees to upgrade their skills and advance their careers. Tuition is partly reimbursed and interest free loans up to $2500.00 are available for technological devices.
Northwestel invests in the communities it serves across its vast territory. It has contributed significant funds to not-for-profit organizations in the areas of mental wellness and health, Northern scholarships and recycling, to name a few. Its employees live and work in the North and actively support their communities through the Volunteer Involvement Fund. The Fund provides an innovative and unique service of converting volunteer hours into direct financial aid for the various organizations they choose to sponsor. By choosing to invest in its communities, Northwestel invests in itself.
Planning, configuration, and administration of Layer 2/3 switches and routers in an ISP environment. Includes the provisioning of customer IP services as well as the RMM of these networks. Configures and maintains multi-vendor DSL and Cable internet
We are currently accepting resumes for the full-time position of Sales Engineer - Customer Solutions Expert, located in Yellowknife, NT. This position is responsible for supporting the retail and wholesale sales teams by designing telecommunications
We are currently accepting resumes for the full-time position located in Whitehorse, YT or Yellowknife, NT. Duties: Carry out on-going technical support functions in an environment with a mix of hardware, operating systems, and applications.
Drive sales of core communications products and services to existing and new customers. This may be done in-person and via outbound telemarketing campaigns. Provide information and demonstrations of communications products and services to customers
We are currently accepting resumes for the full-time Business Systems Analyst position located in Whitehorse, YT or Yellowknife, NT. This job is accountable for a range of incident management, maintenance, configuration and development of
Service Technicians at Northwestel are responsible for installing and maintaining a wide variety of telecommunications services including TV, Internet, Wireless, Voice, and Data. Duties: Installs and maintains telecommunications equipment and
This competition is open until filled, however, the first review date is: February 26, 2019. We are currently accepting resumes for a Regular, Part-time Community Service Technician located in Grise Fiord, NU. Duties: Installs and maintains
Applications are now being accepted for a full-time position of Product Manager, Consumer Services located in Whitehorse, YT. As the Product Manager, Consumer Services you will be accountable for driving the profitability of existing products and
The IT Security Analyst is responsible for protecting Northwestel’s IT assets from security breaches which could lead to data loss or service interruptions. This is accomplished by performing device management, configuration changes, monitoring and
We are currently accepting resumes for a Product Management Assistant located in Whitehorse, YT. Duties: Providing clerical and administrative support to the Product Management team. Creating and maintaining accurate product management reports.