Power Line Technician

City of Penticton

Power Line Technician


The Electric Utility Department of the City of Penticton is accepting applications from highly motivated, experienced and energetic individuals for the position of Journeyman Powerline Technician. The City of Penticton takes pride in the workmanship and operational stability of our Electrical Utility. As a smaller utility, we are able to be progressive in employing new technologies and tools. 

Working with the City of Penticton means that we are privileged to spend our days where others dream of vacationing. Our home boasts renowned beaches, cycling trails, parks, recreation facilities and mountain escapes. Meanwhile, Penticton is home to a wide array of shopping and amenities that contribute to the vibrancy of our unique community. 

Why the City of Penticton? You are in search of a career where you can leave your mark and truly make a difference. We need your expertise and experience in order to continue championing an innovative, thriving and sustainable community through visionary leadership, partnerships and service excellence.
  • The successful applicant will have five or more recent years of experience in the construction and maintenance of energized urban and rural electrical distribution systems, both overhead and underground (12,470V phase to phase), including but not limited to live line work, civil underground construction, vegetation management, substation maintenance and on-call rotation.
  • 3rd Year Power Line Apprentices willing and able to complete their certifications are welcome to apply, however preference will be given to those having an Interprovincial Red Seal endorsement and/or Class 2 (or higher) rubber gloving experience.

The current wage rate for this position is $47.07 per hour. The City of Penticton offers a competitive total compensation package including pension and comprehensive health and wellness benefits.

If you are interested in this challenging opportunity, please forward your resume by 4:00 pm, October 22, 2018 to:

PLEASE QUOTE COMPETITION NO:  18-67E

Email: apply@penticton.ca

Organization: City of Penticton
Location: Penticton, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Category(s): Electrical/Electronic Services
Posted: October 3, 2018, 3:46 pm
Expires: October 22, 2018, 4:00 pm

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