Red Seal Journeyperson Powerline Technician

  • Ontario
  • Ontario

K-Line Group of Companies

We currently have an opportunity available to be based out of Ontario for the position of Red Seal Journeyperson Powerline Technician

A Powerline Technician is responsible for the maintenance and construction of high voltage circuits. A Powerline Technician is responsible for the installation, jointing, splicing, testing, bonding racking and repairing of all types of high voltage electrical cables, the fitting of potheads and other accessories to cables, as well as the assembly, testing repair and maintenance of such accessories.


  • 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 personal and group safety at all times
  • Be a positive team member through open communication with the crew and active participation in crew tasks
  • Maintain good public relations with persons inside and outside the company
  • Respond to unscheduled outages as the result of weather, component failures,
  • Respond to on-call duties when required, with a maximum of 1-hour response time

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Powerline Technician Interprovincial Red Seal Certificate
  • Valid DZ Driver’s License or higher
  • Completion of High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Post-secondary education in a related field is an asset
  • 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 RBD’s efficiently
  • Strong communication, leadership, teamwork, and customer service skills
  • Ability to interpret drawings, develop/ interpret work, and plan projects for self and others
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

K-Line Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. At K-Line, we respect, encourage and celebrate our diversity. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.

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