POWERLINE TECHNICIAN APPRENTICE
ABOUT THIS ROLE
Burlington Hydro Inc. is currently seeking an Apprentice Powerline Technician. Reporting to the Powerline Supervisor, you will work with a crew responsible for the construction and maintenance of overhead and underground distribution systems at voltages of up to 27.6 kV. Responsibilities will be aligned to the trainee’s experience level, and duties may include maintaining tools and equipment, troubleshooting repairs and restoring system outages. The apprentice will work towards position objectives at ever-increasing levels of responsibility relative to training and experience. As the incumbent's individual skill level improves, they will work towards the following objectives based on the Supervisor’s direction.
The successful candidate must enroll and work towards completing the MEARIE Powerline Technician certification program by satisfying the hours and training requirements for certification. Once certified, the incumbent will be responsible for the maintenance, troubleshooting, and construction of overhead and underground distribution lines. Candidates will be required to comply and be familiar with Company work practices and standards, operating rules, and regulations, as well as all pertinent OHSA regulations. This is a full-time unionized position.
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES (Under the guidance of certified Journeyperson Powerline Technicians/Supervisors)
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL
WHO WE ARE
Established in 1945, Burlington Hydro is a local distribution company (LDC) serving the City of Burlington, with a total licensed service area of 188 square kilometres and a customer base of 69,000 customers (consisting of Residential, General Service, Street Light, and Unmetered Scattered Load customers/connections).
At Burlington Hydro, we strive to exemplify excellence in every aspect of our business. From the exacting work of our engineers and the professionalism of our customer service representatives to our resilient operations crews and all those in between, we work together to deliver value at every level of the organization. It’s a value proposition that lies at the very core of our company – caring for people and community and caring about stewardship and sustainability – all with a commitment to continuous improvement in everything we do.
We rely on the skills and abilities of all of our employees to assist us in reaching our mission, goals and objectives. We put high emphasis on our Core Values and expect all employees to act consistently in accordance with those Values.
We care about our team, our work, our customers, and our business. Our commitment to delivering quality service and providing a safe work environment govern all of our daily activities. Each member of our team has a responsibility to help one another achieve success, and satisfaction on the job. Vision and strategy are vital, but it's our people who create value.
Burlington Hydro is consistently voted as one of Hamilton-Niagara's Top Employers. We promote a culture that is performance driven, values centric, diverse, and inclusive. We’re always looking for good people who share the same values and want to combine their professional talents with a commitment to our goals.
To be part of our team, we look for candidates who:
In exchange, we offer:
In accordance with Burlington Hydro's COVID-19 Vaccination Proof Policy, as a condition of employment, successful job applicants must provide an official QR code as proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their start date. This requirement is subject only to valid human rights-based requests for accommodation.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume to by click here or if the link does not work enter the following address into your brower: https://burlingtonhydro.bamboohr.com/careers/85
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Diversity & Inclusion: Burlington Hydro Inc. is committed to creating an inclusive workplace and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and those who may need accommodation to apply to join our team. Our commitment to excellence in diversity goes beyond promoting equity. By incorporating a variety of experiences and perspectives, we create opportunities for innovative solutions and maximize the impact of our work.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Burlington Hydro Inc. will provide accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require.