Apprentice Powerline Technician


Brantford Power Inc.
Brantford, Ontario

Posted On: November 22, 2021
Last Day to Apply: December 03, 2021

 

Requires an

Apprentice Powerline Technician

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 Apprentice Powerline Technician 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 the 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:

  • Be a member of the Colleges of Trades in good standing
  • 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. 

Wage:

As per the IBEW Collective Agreement as of October 31, 2021 Ranges from $22.57 - $40.62 

Qualified candidates must send a detailed resume and cover letter no later than Friday, December 3, 2021 to the attention of Human Resources, bpresumes@brantford.ca. 

Please note that Brantford Power Inc. requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated for 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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