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POWERLINE TECHNICIAN
Reference Number: WE16h.53.00.01
Department(s): Line Operations
Closing Date: August 14, 2014
Duration:Permanent

Job Description:

NOTICE OF VACANCY

POWERLINE TECHNICIAN

Ref. # WE16h 53.00.01

PUC Services Inc. operates multiple utilities within and around the City of Sault Ste Marie, including the supply and delivery of electricity and drinking water, and energy services and the treatment of water and wastewater.

The Line Operations department of the Operations and Engineering Division provides construction, maintenance and repair to the overhead and underground electrical distribution system for over 32,500 customers.  The distribution system includes voltages of 115kV, 35kV, 12kV and 4kV.  The function of the department and staff is to promote safe and efficient delivery of a reliable supply of electricity to our customers.  This service is an integral component of a secure and reliable electrical distribution system.

You are the ideal candidate if you possess:

  • an MEA or EUSA Journeyperson Powerline Technician Certification, or
  • as a minimum, will have a post-secondary Powerline Technician Diploma or equivalent.
  • Consideration will also be given to those who possess a Grade 12 diploma and have successfully completed the post secondary course - AC circuits and machines – ELR 109, or equivalent course, have completed two (2) years of the MEA or EUSA apprenticeship and are able to successfully complete the required testing program that will include an Electric Theory examination.

The successful candidate is one who is a team player with sound mathematical and mechanical abilities.  A strong working knowledge of associated health and safety issues is also required.

  • Successful performance in this position is dependent upon sound technical ability, good communication and organizational skills, and by the nature of the position, the individual must be physically fit for this work and be able to respond in a reasonable time to after hour call-outs.

We welcome all applicants, but will advise only those selected for an interview.  All resumes will be retained for six months for future opportunities.

RESUMES STATING QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL AUGUST 14, 2014 AND MAY BE ADDRESSED TO:

PUC SERVICES INC.

HUMAN RESOURCES

500 SECOND LINE E

SAULT STE MARIE, ON  P6B 4K1

Reference # WE16h 53.00.01

Fax:             (705) 759-6545

E-mail:             hr@ssmpuc.com


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