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Job Details

Powerline Technician

Employer

JIMCOR Line Construction Ltd

Date Posted

November 16, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location St. Paul, AB
  • Earnings $27.00 to $38.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 16, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

JIMCOR Line Construction Ltd

Languages

English

Education

Registered Apprenticeship certificate

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • 1st Period Apprentice
  • 2nd Period Apprentice
  • 3rd Period Apprentice

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Write maintenance reports
  • Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Read and interpret blueprints

Work Setting

  • Public utilities
  • Electric power company
  • Electrical contractor

Specific Skills

  • Install and maintain street lighting systems
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed
  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair electrical distribution and transmission systems
  • Erect and maintain steel, wood or concrete poles, towers and guy wires
  • Splice, solder and insulate conductors and related wiring to connect power distribution and transmission networks
  • Inspect and test overhead and underground power lines and cables and auxiliary equipment
  • Climb ladders or operate hydraulic buckets
  • Work in confined spaces to install power lines and cables and associated equipment
  • Communicate with other workers to co-ordinate the preparation and completion of work assignments

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Safety equipment/gear
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Safety harness

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • At heights

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement

Workplace information

On the road job


How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Dec 16, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Powerline Technician is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Electrical Power Line and Cable Workers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to splice, solder and insulate conductors and related wiring in order to connect power distribution and transmission networks using splicing tools, related electrical equipment and tools

innovative

Interest in compiling information to install and maintain street lighting systems; and in inspecting and testing overhead and underground power lines and cables and auxiliary equipment using electrical testing equipment

methodical

Interest in speaking with other workers to co-ordinate the preparation for and completion of assignments

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

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Visual Abilities

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Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

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