Journeyman Powerline Technician


K-Line Maintenance & Construction

If you are highly motivated and a great-team player who thrives on problem solving, consider joining our team as a Red Seal Powerline Technician.


  • 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, live line hot stick
    or live line bare hand techniques
  • Splice, solder and insulate conductors and wiring
  • Erect and maintain steel, wood or concrete poles, towers and guy wires
  • Read and interpret blue prints or process specifications
  • Inspect and test overhead and underground power lines, cables and auxiliary equipment using
    electrical test equipment
  • Safely operate heavy duty utility equipment including Radial Arm Diggers, Bucket Trucks, and
    related equipment as required
  • Maintain good public relations with persons inside and outside the company
  • Maintain personal and group safety at all times
  • Respond to unscheduled outages as the result of weather, component failures, etc.
  • Be a positive team member through open communication and active participation in crew tasks
  • Local travel required, and interprovincial travel maybe required
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required

Experience and Education

  • Completion of Powerline Technician Apprenticeship
  • Current holder of the Journeyman Trade Certificate and Interprovincial Red Seal Certificate
  • Strong knowledge of the Provincial Electrical Utilities Regulations and the Provincial Occupation
    Health & Safety Act, Regulations and Codes


  • 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
  • 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
  • Valid Driver’s License

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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