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.
The Manager Field Operations, reporting to a Field Operations Director, performs a key role in the delivery of service excellence for our customers. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that our customer commitments are met, through the
The Implementation Manager, reporting to, Senior Manager, is accountable for managing capital projects relating to the implementation of Northwestel systems, facilities and equipment based on user/service requirements driven from an understanding of
This role works within the dynamic Cable Internet landscape offering opportunities to develop your career and lead projects across Northern Canada. This includes capacity management, optimizing system performance and providing configuration
Northwestel is seeking a Business Customer Care Sales Clerk in Yellowknife, NT! You will provide excellent customer service to build and foster customer relationships, identify and recommend products and services, and process service order entry while
This position will work in a creative team to develop and execute communications projects and campaigns. This position will provide expertise in copywriting and editing for a variety of communications products, including web pages, blog articles,
Northwestel is seeking a Service Technician to join the field operations team in Fort Nelson, BC! As a Service Technician, you will be responsible for installing and maintaining a wide variety of telecommunications services including TV, Internet,
As a Combination Technician B, you will install/upgrade/repair various technologies provided to Northwestel's customers. You require a certification as a Journeyman Communications Technician or a graduate of a 2-year communication electronic program
Northwestel is actively seeking enthusiastic support clerks to join our External Service Desk. Clerks will have the opportunity to work on a variety of telecommunications platforms supporting leading edge technology while playing a critical role in
Reporting to the Manager, Business Decision Support (BDS), this position is responsible for creating economic models, using other available analytical tools or business decision support systems to study, analyze and quantify the profitability of
Reporting to the Director, Finance or Senior Consultant Strategic Programs, this position is responsible for the management of the organization’s business decision support activities and systems which creates economic models to quantify data to