Line Supervisor (Kenora)

Synergy North
Kenora, Ontario

Posted On: August 27, 2019
Last Day to Apply: September 20, 2019



Kenora is a wonderful and inviting community, situated on the north end of Lake of the Woods in Northwestern Ontario. With a population of 15,000, Kenora is North America’s Premier Boating Destination, connecting residents and visitors to the 14,542 islands and 65,000 miles of shore line on Lake of the Woods. Kenora is home to many unique local shops and restaurants, and has an abundance of fun and interesting activities to partake in for every season. Kenora offers residents access to university and college courses as well as apprenticeships through Confederation College and Seven Generations Education Institute. The city also offers two public libraries, a recreation Centre, a museum, and a new Art Centre, along with many more attractions that make Kenora an amazing place to live

SYNERGY NORTH currently has an opening for the position of Line Supervisor (Kenora) in the Power Systems Division. 

Under the general direction and guidance of the Line Superintendent, as part of a team of Line Supervisors, is responsible for assigning, directing, and supervising crews in the construction and maintenance of the Power Line Department. 

Applicants with the following qualifications are invited to submit their interest: 

Mandatory Qualifications:

Secondary school graduation together with the completion of a provincially recognized Journeyman Powerline Technician Program and a minimum of 8 years experience in the construction and maintenance aspects of an Electrical Distribution Utility, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have previous experience as a “working supervisor” in a Lead Hand, Temporary Lead Hand, or Acting Supervisor role. Thorough knowledge of 4kV, 12kV, and 25kV distribution systems and associated transformation / control / monitoring equipment. Experience in job planning and overall project management. Knowledge of the Utility Work Protection Code, Electrical Safety Rules, WHMIS, Transportation of Dangerous Goods and Working at Heights, Ontario Electrical Safety Code, and any other applicable legislation, rules, or practices. A demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement, frontline leadership in the areas of safety, teambuilding, training, efficiency, and productivity is necessary. Must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, customer service, decision making, problem solving, and communication (verbal and written) skills. Must be competent within the meaning of a Supervisor as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficiency in the use of computers (including data entry), and Microsoft Office software. 

Conditions of Employment:

Must have and maintain a valid Class A driver’s licence with “Z” endorsement. Must be willing to work out-of-town and be available to work overtime and on-call as required. Must successfully complete a Police Information Check. 

SYNERGY NORTH offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive benefit package. A more detailed position description and the link to apply for this position is available at 

Application Deadline: 4:00 p.m., Friday, September 20, 2019. Only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted. 

“SYNERGY NORTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer”

August 27, 2019

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