Foreman PLT

K-Line

K-Line Maintenance & Construction

We currently have opportunities available to be based out of Saskatchewan for the new position of Foreman PFT

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the day-to-day activities of the crew ensuring safety is a top priority
  • Oversee the installation, repair, troubleshooting and maintenance of electrical distribution and
    transmission systems including overhead power lines and cables, insulators, conductors, switches,
    transformers and other associated equipment
  • Oversee the erecting and maintaining of steel, wood or concrete poles, towers and guy wires
  • Read and interpret blueprints or process specifications and keep abreast on job/project targets and
    specifictions
  • Oversee in the installation and repair of underground facilities such as cable, transformers, potheads
    and pedestals
  • Frequently liaison and communicate with the Operations Division and related divisions
  • Respond to unscheduled outages as the result of weather, component failures, etc.
  • Perform technical inspections on electrical equipment and maintain assigned equipment in safe and
    operable condition
  • Attend training sessions on safety, education, line construction, vehicle operation, meter testing and
    related topics
  • Provide leadership to junior crew members and apprentices and regularly conduct performance
    reviews
  • Investigate and resolve customer complaints, issues, and problems, and coordinate with others,
    internally and externally, as needed to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Stakeholder communication including formal reporting on progress and the attainment of
    milestones on specific jobs and projects

Experience & Education

  • Completion of High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Interprovincial Red Seal Powerline Technician Certificate is required
  • Minimum seven (7) years’ experience as a Certified Powerline Technician
  • Previous experience in a supervisory or leadership position
  • Strong knowledge of the Provincial Electrical Utilities Regulations and the Occupation Health &
    Safety Act, Regulations and Codes

Skills

  • Valid Class 3A driver’s license
  • Ability to analyze electrical systems and select a safe course of action
  • Knowledge of approved methods, materials and tools used in line construction and maintenance
    work
  • Knowledge of electricity as it relates to electric distribution and use
  • Good mental concentration to work with high voltage equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and effectively work with a team and mentor apprentices

Company Overview

Celebrating 50 years of Business Excellence in 2017, the K-Line Group of Companies provides complete,
one-source solutions for the high voltage and related sectors. Comprised of eight industry-specific
divisions, we offer one-source expertise in engineering, design, procurement, construction,
commissioning and maintenance of high voltage power delivery systems, including temporary power
services, independent laboratory testing and complete fleet repair and refurbishing services. K-Line was
established in 1967 and is registered to the ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard and ISO 45001
Health and Safety Management Standard.

The K-Line Group is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodation will be provided for
persons with disabilities through all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity. Only those candidates who are selected for
an interview will be contacted.

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