Newfoundland and Labrador - Newfoundland And Labrador,
at Stuart Olson Industrial Projects
Reporting to the Foreman, the Powerline Technician (PLT) will be responsible for constructing, maintaining and repairing overhead and underground electrical power transmission and distribution systems.
This position is located in the Fort McMurray, AB area on a client site.
14 days on and 7 days off shift
Overtime as needed
Work both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions
Working in and around heavy equipment
Personal Safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
- PPE supplied by Stuart Olson
Install, repair, troubleshoot and maintain overhead and underground power lines, substation and related apparatus.
Construct, operate, inspect installs and maintain street lighting systems, including poles, relays, lamps, ballasts.
Perform line maintenance in a safe and efficient manner utilizing de-energized techniques.
Perform system switching, ensuring adherence to EOS and necessary clearances/permits are obtained.
Erect and maintain steel, wood or concrete poles, towers and guy wires.
Read and interpret prints, maps, drawings and other trade documents.
Assist in commissioning new construction for compliance and operating needs.
Identify and evaluate operating problems and assist in determining long term/short term solutions.
Perform standby duties, including emergency response.
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.
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.
Valid Third Year Power Technician Apprenticeship
Heavy oil or oilsands experience as asset
Valid Class 5 vehicle operator's license
Live line training an asset
Demonstrated knowledge of live line techniques using bare hand, sticks and 25kv rubber glove work
Strong written and verbal communication
Strong focus on customer satisfaction
Willing to join IEBW union
Pre-site Drug and Alcohol testing
Supportive of a culture that encompasses the highest ethical standards aligned with the Company Promise
Stand or walk for long periods of time
Work for long periods of time while working on poles
Ability to climb poles using foot spikes, pole belt and body belt
Ability to operate tools that cause vibration
The ability to lift 75 lbs. on a continual basis
The ability to be exposed to various types of work environments
- Ability to operate heavy equipment using a variety of hand and foot controls
Compensation and Benefits
Compensation is commensurate with experience, quality and production capabilities and is above industry average
Why Choose Stuart Olson?
Safety, Sustainability, Collaboration, and Integrity are core Company values that encourage innovation and make a lasting difference in meeting the goals of our stakeholders and the communities in which we operate. Stuart Olson strongly supports and encourages employees to get involved and give back in their local communities. We expect our employees to bring their best to work every day and in return, management recognizes and rewards employees for their valued contribution through competitive compensation, robust benefits, health & wellness programs, and learning development opportunities. At Stuart Olson we are committed to creating a culture built on a passion to do great things.
Who We Are?
Stuart Olson has been positively impacting the businesses we serve, the communities in which we operate, and the lives we touch since 1911. Our rich history demonstrates our reach and diversity as an integrated, full service organization serving the commercial and industrial markets.
We are a $1 billion+, fully integrated commercial construction and industrial services provider with offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario. We deliver confidence through a client-centered approach that ensures the highest quality of service, reduces risk and delivers results.
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