Supervisor - Journeyman Power Linesperson

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Job ID: 23004
Closing Date: April 14, 2023
Location: Ontario

Reports To: Superintendent

Position Overview:  Responsible for ensuring projects are safely completed on time, on budget and managing all resources required to complete the tasks

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure efficient deployment and productivity of work crews
  • Enforce compliance to all client and company safety policies and procedures, and Occupational Health and Safety legislation
  • Ensure all the work permits and required documentation is obtained 
  • Review safe work plans/hazard assessment with crew prior to job commencement
  • Conduct daily and weekly safety meetings and inspections and complete follow-up activities
  • Coordinate all trades/subcontractors
  • Ensure quality plans and/or requirements are adhered to for all work performed


  • Journeyman Power Lineperson Certificate licensed to work in Ontario accompanied with a minimum of 5 year's experience in a lead hand or foreperson role
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills and be able to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with internal/external customers and partners
  • Must be physically able to perform the essential duties in all weather conditions
  • Ability to read and interpret distribution system construction drawings and supporting documents
  • Knowledge of the Electrical Safety Authority Regulation 22/04,Utility Protection Code, WHMIS, CPR, First Aid and all other applicable legislation
  • Construct and maintain energized and de-energized electrical distribution lines, streetlights and associated assets
  • Knowledge and know-how of operating underground fault locating equipment
  • Direct job planning, schedules, labour assignment
  • Provide proper leadership to team, guidance, and accountability
  • Be on duty on a scheduled basis as well as be able to respond to and deal with call-outs
  • Assist with other duties as directed
  • Operate company vehicles as required
  • Adhere to the policies and legislation, which relate to the safe construction, operation, and maintenance of electrical distribution systems
  • Must be familiar with live line work practices, rubber glove work, aerial truck, and radial boom derrick
  • Report unsafe conditions and recommend ways of improving the safety of the work environment

Open to Canadian residents only.

In the spirit of the Human Rights Code, we ask that resumes do not include personal data including, but not limited to age, health, marital and family status. As an employer committed to the principles of employment equity, we encourage applications from all persons including Black, Indigenous and people of colour, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (2015) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

We thank all interested applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.