Powerline Technician Apprentice

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Powerline Technician Apprentice

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date November 14, 2022
Deadline November 20, 2022
Type Full Time
Company Hydro One
Salary $26.11 - Per Hour
Location Toronto, ON
Category Technician
Client Hydro One
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Powerline Technician Apprentice

Hydro One and the Power Workers’ Union (PWU) require individuals to work as Powerline Technician Apprentices through the Hydro One /PWU Joint Line Training Committee (JLTC). The JLTC is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of an apprenticeship training program as provided in Appendix “A” of the Collective Agreement between Hydro One and the PWU.

Job Title: Powerline Technician Apprentice
Location: Throughout the Province
Status: PWU Hiring Hall
Educational Requirements: Ontario Secondary School Diploma, Grade 12 English,
Grade 12 Mathematics (or equivalents)
Applications Accepted: November 7, 2022 to November 20, 2022
Wages (starting): $26.11 (plus Vacation & Statutory Holiday Pay,
Retirement Plan & Benefits)

Job Overview:

At Hydro One, Powerline Technicians serve an apprenticeship to become a certified Powerline Technician. As a Powerline Technician apprentice, you are enrolled in and are expected to complete the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Powerline Technician apprenticeship.

As a member of the Hydro One/PWU Team, Powerline Technicians construct, operate and maintain transmission and distribution lines. Their primary duty is to maintain power service to Hydro One customers.

A Powerline Technician is capable of erecting towers, poles and structures for power lines. They install and maintain overhead, underground and submarine conductors as well as associated equipment including transformers, regulators, reclosers, sectionalizers, capacitors, airbreak switches and fused cutouts. Powerline Technicians also troubleshoot and restore power during emergencies.

Successful applicants will be required to travel and work throughout the province and may be stationed at any Hydro One facility.

To meet the challenges of this dynamic opportunity, you must have:

  • successfully completed Grade 12 or the equivalent including Grade 12 Mathematics (or equivalent) and Grade 12 English (or equivalent).
  • a valid Ontario driver’s license.

Your success is based on a good work ethic, quality skills and a great attitude. Related work experience is an asset.

Working Environment

The work will appeal to those individuals that enjoy physical work that is performed outdoors in all types of weather conditions. You will be required to work at heights, on ladders and in aerial devices. Powerline Technicians perform work on live electrical lines using a variety of tools, rubber gloves and apply bare hand techniques.

The PWU and Hydro One thank all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

All applicants must apply through the electronic application system available through the following link: https://www.selfmgmt.com/clients/hydroone/.

Only applications received prior to November 20, 2022 will be considered. The expected employment start date is April 2023.

Qualified Indigenous candidates should also send a copy of their cover letter and resume to Indigenous.Recruitment@HydroOne.com once they’ve applied online.

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