Journeyman Lineperson


Brantford Power Inc.
Brantford, Ontario

Posted On: October 08, 2021
Last Day to Apply: October 31, 2021

 

Requires a

Journeyman Lineperson

 

 

Brantford Power Inc. is a progressive utility company that provides safe, reliable and competitively priced electricity to more than 41,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers in the City of Brantford. Our service area is exclusively urban with no rural sections encompassing approximately 74 square kilometeres. We value safety, openness and integrity in all relationships, innovation and creativity, employee engagement and a strong customer focus.

We are seeking a qualified Journeyman Lineperson with excellent communication skills, a collaborative attitude and a strong commitment to safety to join our Operations team. Reporting to the Manager of Operations, the successful candidate will be responsible for construction and maintenance of overhead and underground distribution systems. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Installation, repair and maintenance of overhead and underground electrical power lines and auxiliary equipment.
  • Troubleshooting, repair and restoration of system outages.
  • Maintaining tools and equipment.
  • Work as a team member and be able to communicate effectively with team members as required for overhead and underground work.
  • Must demonstrate an exceptional level of customer service and professionalism at all times.
  • Perform essential duties of the position including regular standby duties and the availability to respond and be present on site within thirty (30) minutes of receiving notification of a problem (once added to the on call roster).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Hold an interprovincial Red Seal Certificate as a Powerline Technician (434A)
  • A valid “DZ” driver’s licence in good standing; “AZR” driver’s license is an asset and must be acquired within 6 months.
  • Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and association regulations, IHSA’s Electrical Utility Safety Rules (EUSR), Utility Work Protection Code (UWPC) and safe work procedures are essential.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and customer service skills.
  • Ability to perform all job tasks in all weather conditions.

Brantford Power Inc. offers the following benefits to our full-time employees: 

  • Extended Health Care and Dental Coverage
  • Vision Care Coverage
  • Complimentary On-Site Parking
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program 
  • OMERS Pension Plan with Employer Matching Contributions
  • Paid Sick Days and Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage 

Wage:

As per the IBEW Collective Agreement as of October 31, 2021, the Red Seal Journeyman Rate is $45.13. 

Qualified candidates must send a detailed resume and cover letter no later than Friday October 22, 2021 to the attention of Human Resources, bpresumes@brantford.ca. 

Please note that Brantford Power Inc. requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination upon acceptance of employment offer.

 

Information gathered relative to this position will only be used for candidate selection.

We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

 

Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.

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