Career Opportunity

Suspended Access Field Technician

Northern Strands

Job No: NSC80
Location: Saskatoon
Job Type: Full Time
Closing Date:
Friday, September 15 2023
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Northern Strands is currently recruiting to fulfill the role of Suspended Access Field Technician. This position performs a variety of tasks and primarily responsible for Suspended Access configuring and installing the suspended access solutions. The candidate needs to possess a mechanical aptitude with a background in working construction, iron work, industrial/commercial, and/or mining experience would be considered ideal. Repetitive lifting up to 50lbs and working at heights are essential to this position. The successful applicant must be willing to travel during the week and be prepared to work overtime. This position reports to the Suspended Access Supervisor.

This is Safety Sensitive position is conditional to completing and passing a Drug & Alcohol test.

To command a strong reputation for quality and excellence, Northern Strands believes that knowledgeable people are crucial assets. We hire and develop the best people who are dedicated, ethical, and committed to continuous improvement.


  • Onsite Setup & Configuration
    • Provide onsite services to setup and configure swing stage equipment for customer
    • Ensure that appropriate components are shipped to customer site
  • Inspection & Documentation
    • Inspect and verify incoming goods against invoices, purchase orders or other documents, record shortages, and document damaged goods
    • Process all required paperwork and maintain adequate records for reporting, tracking, and billing
    • Perform quality audits of the condition of shipped goods for both incoming and outgoing items prior to signing off
  • Consult with clients by confirming requirements and follow the quoting process
  • Load and unload goods from trucks or other conveyances
  • Keep stock organized, and warehouse clean and orderly
  • Operate a Forklift or Electric Pallet Jack in a safe manner
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety regulations and application of knowledge at customer sites
  • Perform other field duties as required


 The ideal candidate must possess:

  • Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Trade or safety certificates related to suspended scaffold safety or construction would be considered an asset
  • A sound understanding of safety regulations and standards
  • Any safety-related training and certificates would be beneficial (WHMIS, First Aid, etc.)
  • Valid Driver’s License


  • Competitive wage based on experience
  • Employee Group benefits including health, dental, short-term, long-term, and life insurance
  • Matching Company RSP contributions
  • Support in your career development aspirations 


Our diverse Group of Companies consists of Northern Strands, Fortis Mining Engineering & Manufacturing, and Certified Mining & Construction comprising 14 divisions ranging from rigging/lifting products, fall protection, suspended access, agri-business field services and safety training to mining site services, fabrication, rentals, repairs, testing and recertification. This diversity provides for an exciting environment with the opportunity to work with our employees and managers in every division.

Northern Strands is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants, however only those selected to continue the recruitment process will be contacted.

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