6 Month Temporary Labourer
FortisAlberta Inc
Wetaskiwin, AB
Reporting to the Area Manager and under the general supervision of the Area Foreman, the Labourer will assist the local crews as required. Under the guidance of Journeymen and Apprentice Power Line Technicians, the Labourers will assist in construction, operation and maintenance of the electric distribution system.

  • Grade-12 diploma with grade 12 math and grade 12 English.
  • Class 5 driver’s license; Alberta Class 3 driver’s license with an air-brake endorsement is considered to be an asset.
  • Previous experience or formal training in the electrical field is considered to be an asset.
  • Previous experience in a regulated electrical utility would be an asset.
  • Assist with building, repairing, and maintaining overhead power lines and electrical distribution equipment; this includes climbing poles.
  • Complete tasks and follow instructions from Journeyman Power Line Technicians and the Area Manager.
  • Learn and follow safety regulations and procedures.
  • Learn the basics of operating large equipment such as radial arm digger trucks, bucket trucks and other related equipment of the trade (including service trucks).
  • Operation of hand tools and computer programs.
  • Respond to customer calls with Journeymen Power Line Technicians.
  • Other duties, projects, and assignments as required.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain effective relationships; this includes excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Good teamwork skills; this includes team building and working as part of a team, and an ability to work under limited direction.
  • Capable of working outdoors, year-round, in a highly physical capacity.
  • Demonstrated commitment to workplace safety and safe work practices.
  • Participation on a stand-by rotation with a Journeyman Power Line Technician is required.
  • There is a requirement to work with both operations and construction crews.
  • Travel away from home (overnight) will be required.
  • The successful candidate will be required to produce a current driver's abstract and will be subject to a criminal background check.
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