Power Lineman/Woman Posted on Dec 06, 2017 by Forbes Bros Ltd.
Location Calgary, AB
Earnings $50.00 hourly
Work Hours 40 to 84 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 2 Vacancies
Closing Date Jan 05, 2018
Forbes Bros Ltd.
Registered Apprenticeship certificate
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
- Powerline Technician Red Seal Certificate
- Powerline Technician Trade Certification
3 years to less than 5 years
- 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
Work Site Environment
- At heights
- Willing to travel
- Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Physically demanding
- Ability to distinguish between colours
- Bending, crouching, kneeling
Work Location Information
- Remote location
- Various locations
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.
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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
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
Interest in speaking with other workers to co-ordinate the preparation for and completion of assignments
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