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Job Details

Powerline Technician

Employer

Victor Energy Ltd.

Date Posted

January 24, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Nisku, AB
  • Earnings $45.00 to $52.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 160 hours per month
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 12  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 23, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Victor Energy Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Dangerous
  • At heights

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • Rural area
  • Electric power company
  • Electrical contractor
  • Remote location
  • Public utilities
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • 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
  • Write maintenance reports
  • Inspect and test overhead and underground power lines and cables and auxiliary equipment
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed
  • Climb ladders or operate hydraulic buckets

Supervision

  • 1 to 2 people
  • 3-4 people

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Powerline Technician Trade Certification
  • Powerline Technician Red Seal Certificate

Security and safety

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

Transportation/travel information

Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Safety harness

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current field of study?
  • What is your current level of study?

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Workplace information

On the road job

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan

Long term benefits

  • Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Maternity and parental benefits
  • Other benefits
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

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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 for this NOC group 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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Physical Abilities

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