Journeyperson Powerline Technician

Grimsby Power Incorporated
Grimsby, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: March 24, 2023

Job Vacancy

Grimsby Power

Journeyperson Powerline Technician


Grimsby Power is located in the Town of Grimsby, between the cities of Hamilton and St. Catharines. Grimsby Power serves approximately 11,600 customers and is committed to providing the Town of Grimsby with an economical, safe and reliable supply of energy. 

Grimsby Power is looking for an experienced and competent team player with exceptional mechanical aptitude, strong knowledge of electrical distribution systems, and a fervent interest in all aspects of constructing and maintaining overhead and underground electricity distribution systems.  Interested candidates must apply in writing to express their interest in the position, outlining their education, experience and related qualifications.  

The successful applicant will have the following minimum qualifications:  

  • High regard for personal and public safety in a team setting; 
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and a solid understanding of electrical distribution systems; 
  • Proven ability to work effectively and safely in a team setting; 
  • Ability to work with confidence both aloft and within in confined spaces; 
  • Physically able to perform essential duties of the position including regular on-call duties and the ability to reliably respond to emergency call-outs within thirty minutes. 

Education Required Licenses or Special Requirements: 

  • Certification as a Journeyperson Powerline Technician including successful completion of the MEARIE (formerly MEA) Powerline Technician Training Program, or equivalent; 
  • A high school diploma with a minimum of Grade 12.  A Community College Diploma in electrical technology or a related field of study is an asset; 
  • Valid Class ‘AZ’ or ‘DZ’ driver’s licence and an excellent driving record;  

Grimsby Power is dedicated to developing a highly skilled and motivated workforce.  We offer a comprehensive compensation package that includes competitive wage rates, medical and dental benefits, and a defined benefit pension plan. 

Qualified applicants are invited to forward their letter of application and resume, which clearly demonstrates how they meet the reqiuirements of the position, by Friday March 24, 2023 to: 

Human Resources

Grimsby Power Incorporated

231 Roberts Road

Grimsby, ON

L3M 5N2


The full Job Description is available on Grimsby Power’s website 

No phone calls please.  Grimsby Power is an equal opportunity employer.  We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected to be interviewed will be contacted. 

Grimsby Power will also consider candidates that are presently registered in the MEARIE or E&USA Powerline Technician Training Program. 

A copy of the job description is available upon request. 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected to be interviewed will be contacted.

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