Line Trade Technician

Line Trade Technician



         the Energy Industry

Hydro One Sault Ste. Marie owns 15 transmission stations with approximately 550 km of 44-kV to 230-kV transmission lines in Canada that comprise an integral component of Ontario’s provincial transmission system that interconnects Northern and Southern areas of the province.

We are seeking a qualified, motivated individual to assume the following position in our operations in the Sault Ste. Marie service area.

POSITION:  Line Trade Technician

WORK LOCATION:  Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario


Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Manager of Field Services, or delegate, the Line Trade Technician shall be responsible for any work required to construct, repair or maintain transmission lines on poles, towers and structures, including patrolling of circuits, inspections, emergency repairs, outage restorations, investigating interruptions and general assistance in other right-of-way related activities.


As a candidate for this position you must possess: a Journeyman Power Lineman Certificate (MEA Trades Training or equivalent); ability to interpret pertinent documentation such as drawings, prints, sketches, operating diagrams, work protection documents, instructions etc.; experience and certification in the Utility Work Protection Code; ability to physically perform all the duties of the position without adverse effect on the safety of self and any employee; working knowledge of safety regulations, job planning and approved work practices and procedures; strong  customer service orientation; willingness to travel; strong computer skills relating to PC applications; ability to write thorough and complete reports; strong problem-solving skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; and a valid Ontario DZ drivers licence. 

This position is a permanent bargaining unit position with a competitive benefits package.  To apply confidentially for this position, please send your resume by Friday September 15, 2017 to:

Hydro One Sault Ste. Marie LP

Attention:  HR – Reference #LTT–SSM-1707

2 Sackville Road, Suite B

Sault Ste. Marie, ON    P6B 6J6



Hydro One Sault Ste. Marie is an enthusiastic equal opportunity employer.  We thank all candidates for applying.  Although we appreciate your interest, you will only be contacted if selected for an interview. 

Hydro One Sault Ste. Marie LP is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  If you require accommodation to apply or if selected to participate in an assessment process, please advise Human Resources. 


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Job Title: Line Trade Technician
Reference Number: LTT-SSM-1707
Work Location: Sault Ste. Marie, ON

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