Line Trade Technician (Journeyperson Powerline Technician)

Algoma Power Inc., A FortisOntario Company
Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: November 24, 2023



Under the general direction of the Supervisor, or delegate, the Line Trade Technician will be responsible to perform work required to construct, repair and/or maintain the distribution system as well as patrols and inspections as required, emergency repairs, response to customer needs and attending unplanned outages.

The Line Trade Technician will ensure all work assigned is performed efficiently and will have a high regard for health, safety and the environment; ensuring compliance with applicable regulations, policies, procedures and standards.  The candidate must be capable of identifying workplace hazards and be able to utilize all reasonable barriers to ensure safe work performance.

The ideal candidate will have following qualifications:

  • Certified as a Journeyperson Powerline Technician (certified to work in Ontario) under an industry standard Powerline Training Program
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class “A” or “D” Ontario Driver’s Licence with a Class “Z” endorsement and a clean driver’s abstract
  • Must be able to fulfill ‘on-call’ responsibilities if requested
  • Must be able to perform the essential duties in all weather conditions
  • Excellent working knowledge of all applicable Provincial Safety Regulations, Provincial Environmental Regulations, IHSA Electrical and Utility Safety Rules and Safe Practice Guides
  • Demonstrate safe work practices
  • Current certification in First Aid, CPR and WHMIS
  • Ability to read and interpret documentation pertinent to the work (i.e. instructions, prints, drawings, sketches, operating diagrams, work protection documents, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, customers and industry partners
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is an asset

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume outlining their education, experience and related qualifications through the Career Opportunities Page on

We thank all respondents, but we will only contact those selected for an interview.

Algoma Power Inc. is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities and will provide accommodation when requested.

Algoma Power Inc. is an inclusive employer and committed to Accessibility.

Algoma Power Inc., a FortisOntario Company, is 100% Canadian-owned and a proud member of the Fortis Inc. group of companies.

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