Journeyman Powerline Technician (IBEW Union Local 353 Position)

K-Line

K-Line Maintenance & Construction

We currently have an opportunity available to be based out of Central Ontario for the position of Red Seal Powerline Technician (IBEW Union Local 353 Position).

Responsibilities

  • Maintain personal and group safety at all times
  • Be a positive team member through open communication with the crew and active
    participation in crew tasks
  • Install, repair, troubleshoot and maintain electrical distribution and transmission systems
    including overhead and underground power lines and cables, insulators, conductors, lightning
    arrestors, switches, transformers and other associated equipment
  • Perform line maintenance in a safe and efficient manner utilizing de-energized, rubber glove,
    live line hot stick or live line bare hand techniques
  • Erect and maintain steel, wood or concrete poles, towers and guy wires
  • Read and interpret prints, maps, drawings and other trade documents
  • Inspect and test overhead and underground power lines, cables and auxiliary equipment using
    electrical test equipment
  • Safely operate heavy duty utility equipment including Radial Boom Derricks (R.B.D), bucket
    trucks, and related equipment as required
  • Maintain good public relations with persons inside and outside the company
  • Respond to unscheduled outages as the result of weather, component failures, etc.
  • Respond to on-call duties when required, with a maximum of 1-hour response time

Experience and Education

  • Powerline Technician Interprovincial Red Seal Certificate
  • Valid DZ Driver’s License or higher

Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and effectively work on teams and mentor apprentices
  • Ability to climb poles, work at heights and work in extreme weather conditions for extended
    periods of time
  • Ability to operate bucket trucks and R.B.D’s efficiently
  • Strong communication, leadership, team work and customer service skills
  • Ability to interpret drawings, develop/ interpret work, and plan projects for self and others
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

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 OHSAS 18001 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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