• Posted on:
    Nov 25, 2021
  • Application Deadline:
    Dec 25, 2021
  • Location:
  • Position Type:
    Full Time
  • Position Category:
    General Labour

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Apprentice Powerline Technician


Job Description

Hyline Utility Solutions in Strathroy is hiring an Apprentice Power Line Technician to join their team. If you value safety and enjoy working in team environment we invite you to apply to the opening.

Hyline is a diversified electrical utility contractor that offers a wide range of services in both overhead and underground. We work for many utilities spread across Southern Ontario completing a variety of work including overhead/underground rebuilds, road widening projects and pole replacements. We pride ourselves in our highly skilled workforce and well maintained equipment.  Our customer relationships are built and maintained through safety, quality workmanship, training and service.


  • Install, repair, troubleshoot and maintain electrical distribution 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 and hot stick work procedures
  • Erect and maintain steel, wood or concrete poles, towers and guy wires
  • Read and interpret blue prints or process specifications
  • Perform live overhead tension stringing and underground cable pulling
  • 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 Digger Derrick, Bucket Trucks, and related equipment as required
  • Maintain excellent customer relations with utilities and the public
  • Adhering to OHSA is high priority while maintaining personal and group safety at all times
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and actively participate in crew tasks
  • Understand and complete switching orders both self administered and with control room
  • Must be comfortable working at heights and in confined spaces
  • Physically demanding job tasks in challenging work conditions
  • Assist our partner companies with substation and private pole line work

The successful candidates will work in crews of 2-7 often traveling throughout Southern Ontario on a Monday-Thursday work schedule. Scheduled overtime is available as well as responding to outages due to inclement weather.

Education RequirementNot Applicable Experience Requirement
  • Related work experience such as Aborist, Equipment operator, Electrician, etc.
  • Diploma or certificate in Power line technician program would be an asset
  • Must possess a clean driving record with preference given to candidates with AZR or AZ drivers licence.
Salary Details

Journeyman wage is $43.17 per hour plus benefits and RRSP matching plan. Apprentice wage is a percentage based off the journeyman rate.

How to Apply

Interested applicants, please apply through posting on Indeed with a detailed cover letter and resume

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