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.
Review scheduled customer appointments to ensure the appropriate technical resources and equipment are available and allocated to complete the service order(s) on time and in accordance with customer specifications. Create and maintain a Schedule of
Review and analyze inventory levels, inventory valuations and inventory forecasting for all warehouses. Create and analyze reports and facilitate changes. Create SKU’s in ASSURE using proper supply chain classifications and Northwestel specific
Package and document all outbound shipments in accordance with all standards, regulations and policies as established by Northwestel Inc and legal and/or government statute. Receive and put away all inbound shipments in accordance with procedures
We are currently accepting resumes for the full-time position located in Whitehorse, YT. Duties: Carry out on-going technical support functions in an environment with a mix of hardware, operating systems, and applications. Diagnose and troubleshoot
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 regular, part-time Community Service Technicians in the following locations: Grise Fiord, NU Lutselk’e, NT Mayo, YT Fort Good Hope, NT Duties: Installs and maintains telephone jacks and outside wiring
This competiton is open until filled, however, the first review date is: April 30th, 2019. Applications are now being accepted for permanent full-time position of Communications Manager, Writer/Editor located either in Whitehorse, YT or
This competition is open until filled, however, the first review date is: April 24th, 2019. We are currently accepting resumes for Temporary (6-months) full-time Radio Technician position located in Whitehorse, YT. Duties: Performs installations,
This competition is open unitl filled, however, the first review date is April 30th, 2019. We are currently accepting resumes for regular full-time Network Operations Control Centre Technician position located in Yellowknife, NT. Duties: Manages,