2nd YEAR APPRENTICE TO JOURNEYPERSON POWERLINE TECHNICIAN
We are currently seeking two Powerline Technicians to join our team at Orangeville Hydro Limited. We are currently looking to expand our team with the candidates being responsible for the day-to-day construction, operation, and maintenance of the electrical distribution system which services our customers within the Town of Orangeville & the Town of Grand Valley.
The successful candidates will be required to perform weekly standby duty, emergency, and planned overtime on a regular basis and, therefore, must reside within 30 Minutes of our Orangeville office.
Perform all line construction and maintenance work in connection with underground and overhead power distribution systems in a safe and efficient manner.
Be familiar with and use all safe working practices as set out by Orangeville Hydro Ltd.
Be able to operate bucket trucks, radial boom derricks, hydraulic equipment and all other equipment and tools used in line construction and maintenance.
Perform industry standard troubleshooting, service, operating and testing work on Orangeville Hydro Ltd. power distribution network consisting of all voltage levels up to and including 27.6 kV and 44 kV.
Perform tree trimming as required.
Participate in Job planning / tailboard conference.
Assume the Lead Powerline Technician duties when required.
Complete inspections of newly installed and modified distribution plant in accordance with Reg 22/04 and construction verification program, including completing record of inspection forms.
Skills / Qualifications:
Certification as a Journeyperson Powerline Technician 434A
Excellent knowledge of the Construction and maintenance of overhead and underground power lines.
An energetic, motivated individual with a good work ethic and strong oral and written communication skills
Possess a Valid Class DZ Driver’s License with a good driver’s abstract
Must be in good health and physically fit for year-round outdoor line work, in all elements.
Effective communication skills to successfully interact with customers and peers.
Must demonstrate commitment to the team approach of project management.
Ability to use sound judgment, is flexible and responsible.
Must be able to demonstrate focus and attention to detail.
Dedicated to maintaining a safe work environment for the protection of fellow employees and the public. Must have an excellent safety record and continually demonstrate safe working habits and mechanical aptitude, understand and practice Electrical Utility Safety Rules, The Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, ESA requirements and all other legislation and safe work practices.
The Successful candidates will:
Be a self-starter who knows when to take the lead while using a collaborative approach to decision making.
Be a creative thinker with strong planning, organization, and execution skills.
Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Is self-motivated, with the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
Will embrace a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.
Orangeville Hydro Ltd. offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume to:
Human Resources, Orangeville Hydro Limited
400 C Line, Orangeville, ON, L9W 3Z8
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.