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Journeyman Power Line Technician (U23-018) Job Brief

We have a job vacancy of Journeyman Power Line Technician (U23-018) in our company, FortisAlberta Inc. This vacancy is based in Spruce Grove AB. Please go through the job detail mentioned below.

Position Title: Journeyman Power Line Technician (U23-018) Job
Company: FortisAlberta Inc
Work Type: Full Time
City of work: Spruce Grove AB
Last Date to Apply:
URL Expiry: 2023-04-02
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At FortisAlberta we invest in our greatest resource – our people. As Alberta’s largest electricity distribution provider, we are positioned for growth. Each day, FortisAlberta employees strive to exceed customer expectations while maintaining a focus on our commitment to safety.


REPORTS TO: Supervisor Field Operations

TITLE: Journeyman Power Line Technician (U23-018)

DEPARTMENT: Operations


STATUS: 01 Full Time – Salaried


Why Join Our Team?

At FortisAlberta, our employees’ matter. We work in a customer-focused and team-oriented environment where the safety of our employees and communities is paramount, our customers’ needs are a top priority and the reliability of their electricity service is critical. By joining the FortisAlberta family, you will become part of a collaborative and communicative culture, one that is respectful of our history, while focused on the future and the opportunities it brings. At FortisAlberta, we power Alberta communities and empower our people to do their best work.

What Are We Looking For?

FortisAlberta is looking for an experienced Journeyman Power Line Technician to support our ongoing construction and maintenance operations. We’re specifically looking for an individual who is an exceptional team player, devoted to safety, and is committed to providing an exceptional customer experience.

This position will work with strict adherence to safety practices, regulations, and procedures to construct, maintain, repair, or troubleshoot the electric distribution system, whether overhead or underground. Live line work, drafting and performing switching plans, patrolling lines, drafting and obtaining hold offs, and conducting inspections will all be part of the daily duties for this position.

The Journeyman Power Line Technician will support construction readiness, which will include placing first calls, coordinating Planned Power Outages (PPOs), booking third party contractors (such as backhoes, hydrovac operators, and other contractors), and ensure construction sites are prepared as required.

When supporting distribution operations activities, the Journeyman Power Line Technician will prioritize and execute on trouble calls, power interruptions, escort oversized loads, and address minor repairs and issues on a daily basis.
The role will also be expected to participate in a regular standby rotation, mentor apprentices, and perform other special projects and duties as assigned.

What will you bring to the Role?

  • Proven ability to both lead and work within a team environment; this includes leading by example in promoting and applying safe work practices.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with internal customers and team members; this includes good communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a part of a team or independently as an individual contributor.
  • Good organizational and time management skills, able to manage numerous projects and competing demands.
  • Demonstrated commitment to workplace safety and safe work practices.
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills (Microsoft Office, Outlook, etc.).
Required Qualifications:

  • To be considered for this position, candidates must have a valid Journeyman Power Line Technician certificate and a current valid Alberta Motor Vehicle class 3 or 1 driver’s license with an air endorsement
Other Qualifications we are looking for:

  • Additional trade certifications, certificates, diplomas, or degrees in a related discipline would be considered an asset.

Special Conditions:

  • Business needs dictate that you must live within forty (40) kilometers of the assigned service point office or a distance that allows a maximum thirty (30) minute response time to the assigned service point office.
  • Participation in after hours and weekend standby rotation is required.
  • Travel away from home overnight be required.
  • All successful candidates will be required to produce a current driver’s abstract and will be subject to a criminal background check.
  • This has been identified as a safety-sensitive position. All successful candidates will be subject to a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.
  • Participation in operations is required.
  • Participation on a construction crew is required.

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