Journeyperson/Linesperson


Town of Tillsonburg
Tillsonburg, Ontario

Posted On: October 13, 2021
Last Day to Apply: October 22, 2021

                                          

 

Town of Tillsonburg

 

Employment Opportunity Available

Journeyperson/Linesperson

 

The Town of Tillsonburg is a progressive municipality on the leading edge of technology nestled in the heart of beautiful Southern Ontario. The Town is seeking a dynamic customer service oriented professional team player. 

Reporting to the Manager of Hydro Operations & Distribution, thenJourneyperson/Linesperson will be primarily responsible for supplying and maintaining hydro electricity to the residents of the Town of Tillsonburg, and ensuring that these duties and responsibilities are carried out in a safe manner using due diligence, and complying with the IHSA..

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Power line technician certificate.
  • Class D driver's licence with Z endorsement.
  • UPC Certified.
  • Current CPR/First Aid and WHMIS certificates.
  • Two (2) years mechanical diagnostic and repair experience.
  • Ability to work in emergency and stressful situations.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to learn very quickly in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work safely individually or within a team environment.
  • Knowledge of electrical standards & safe working practices.
  • Knowledge of IHSA rules and regulations.
  • Current knowledge of pole top/bucket rescue, safe work practice, chainsaw safety, work area protection, Book "7", USF standards.
  • Excellent customer service skills. 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • ESA audits.
  • Erect poles, towers and structures for power lines; install conductors and associated apparatus.
  • Perform maintenance of hydro service; trouble shoot and restore electrical power during emergencies to all customers.
  • Install, operate and maintain line apparatus such as transformers, reclosures, sectionalizers, switches, substations, etc.
  • Perform approved live line work using line tools, rubber gloves and other techniques on all voltages.
  • Install various types of metering equipment.
  • Installation and maintenance of underground cables.
  • Install, maintain and repair street lighting, sentinel lighting, communication and telemetering, traffic controls etc. as required.
  • Preparation & termination of underground splices & terminations.
  • Underground hydro cable locating.
  • Operation & maintenance of transformer sub-stations.
  • Safe operation and maintenance of utility related vehicles and equipment.
  • Liaison with other LDC's under UPC with shared equipment and responsibility.
  • Responds to after-hours emergency calls.
  • Aware of safe work practices relating to job responsibilities and have basic understanding of the Occupational Health & Safety Act as it relates to the work environment.
  • Working in extreme weather conditions, exposed to heat, rain, ice, cold, etc.
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures for the Town.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
  • Trained and skilled in tree trimming & removal.
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures for the Town.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Aware of safe work practices relating to job responsibilities and have basic understanding of the Occupational Health & Safety Act as it relates to the work environment. 

This position offers a comprehensive benefit package including Health, Dental, Life and AD&D and OMERS. The salary range for the position is $24.69 - $41.15 per hour, as determined as per the collective agreement. 

A complete job description can be found on the Town of Tillsonburg website at careers.tillsonburg.ca. Interested applicants are invited to submit their application through the online portal. Application deadline is October 22, 2021. 

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. 

The Town of Tillsonburg is an equal opportunity employer and all information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of job selection. 

The Town of Tillsonburg will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation for a known disability for an applicant or employee if requested.

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