Student and Grad
Jun 10, 2022

Summer student Technician, Ontera

Req Id: 359570 


At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team. 

Bell is making unmatched investments in our world-leading broadband fibre and wireless networks because we know they’re the backbone of the products and services our customers love. If you’re excited about transforming the way people connect, our Network team is the right place for you.  


Ontera is a wholly owned subsidiary of Northern Telephone that specializes in the installation of Ontera services, including Home Phone, Internet and wireless Internet. Ontera operates in the residential and business sectors throughout Northeastern Ontario. With more than 50 employees, Ontera has maintained regional presence since its foundation in 1901 and continues to distinguish itself from the competition through highly skilled labour and an unwavering commitment to providing the best possible customer experience.



The Field Services Team is tasked with the responsibility of providing installation, maintenance, and repair services for business and residential customers. As a Summer Student Technician at ONTERA, you will play a key role in ensuring reliable delivery of telecommunications services to our business and residential customers. You will install, maintain, and repair wireless Internet and high-speed internet, home phone, and business communications services. Put your excellent customer service skills into action as you provide direct support and guidance and respond to customer inquiries related to our world-class products and services.


Who’s eligible?


  • Students who will be attending an accredited post-secondary institution on a full-time basis in September 2022


What’s in it for you?


  • Access to Employee Education Assistance Program
  • Discounts on Bell Services (i.e. Internet, TV, Home Phone)
  • Company provided Smartphone
  • Flexible student schedule to help you achieve your educational goals 
  • Professional support from industry leaders so you can acquire the critical skills needed to realize your career aspirations
  • An opportunity to build your professional network with Canada’s largest communications company




  • Install, repair, and maintain home phone, internet and wireless Internet services
  • Working safely on ladders, watercrafts
  • Working safely outdoors, in all weather conditions
  • Lifting heavy objects safely






  • Must be available to work up to 40 hours per week plus overtime during summer months
  • Valid Ontario Drivers License (G2 or greater)
  • Safe Driving record with no suspensions of any kind on your driving abstract
  • Climb ladders without fear of heights
  • Work indoors as well as outdoors in all types of weather conditions
  • Ability to lift up to 70lbs
  • Ability to distinguish colours
  • English proficiency, both verbal and written


Preferred qualities:


  • Be a Good Listener – identify customer needs by asking the right questions and acting on their feedback in order to deliver the best possible customer experience
  • Be Team Oriented – Work collaboratively with management and colleagues to accomplish company goals 
  • Be a Defensive Driver – confidently operate a company vehicle safely and effectively
  • Be Organized – organize your workload using company provided IT resources (i.e. Smartphone and Laptop)
  • Be Analytical – demonstrate the ability to solve complex problems and make sensible decisions with a strong customer focus
  • Be Professional – knowledgeable about Bell products, services and systems so you can deliver fast, effective, and quality technical solutions
  • Be Responsible – protect company resources against loss, damage, and theft





Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec. 


Additional Information:

Position Type: Union 
Job Status: 
Summer Student 
Job Location:
Canada : Ontario : New Liskeard 
Flexible work profile:
Full-time in office (meaning that you will be required to perform your work on-site)
Application Deadline: 06/30/2022 


Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.


At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.


Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at


Created: CanadaON, New Liskeard


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