Posted on 08/18/2023

Groundperson or Powerline Technician Apprentice (Year 1)

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Groundperson or Year 1 Apprentice Power Line Technician (PLT)
Project Based
Winnipeg, Manitoba


Celebrating 60 years of People | Projects | Values around the world!

Michels is an established energy and infrastructure organization with 25 years in Canada. We support Canada’s prosperous future by constructing safe, reliable infrastructure solutions to serve the public’s energy, water and wastewater, and transportation needs.

We care about doing what is best for our people, our customers, the communities in which we work and our country. We strive to provide our employees with meaningful and challenging work, and an engaging and collaborative environment.

Michels Canada headquarters is based in Nisku, Alberta, Canada.


Michels Canada is looking for Groundsperson or First Year Apprentice Powerline for a project in Winnipeg, Manitoba. MICHELS is one of the largest companies in North America powering communities with its robust expertise and resources. Michels Canada is excited to continue to expand its services across Canada, and for you to be a part of this exciting journey!

Don’t delay, apply today and one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists will be in touch with you to discuss opportunities.


  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture for all employees, vendors, and customer and follow all safety policies, procedures, and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
  • Performs work in accordance with construction and installation plans, standards, inspection and test plans, safety and technical procedures, repair, and maintenance requirements on Transmission, Distribution, and Substation.
  • Assists the installation, relocation, and/or removal of civil works, wires, communication cables, and other power facilities.
  • Assists in the assembly and installation of civil, structural, electrical, and communication equipment affiliated with power facilities.
  •  Works in conjunction with other trades and contractors to ensure timely completion of work.
  • Inspects and confirms safe operation of tools, instruments, devices, and mobile equipment.
  • Complete general site maintenance including clean up, and assisting other workers on site as directed. 
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Class 3 drivers license with air brake endorsement is preferred
  • Operators certificate of radial boom devices, mobile equipment, and aerial man-lifts is an asset.


  • Basic understanding of powerline work methods and procedures in the repair and installation of over overhead and underground electrical powerlines (Transmission, Distribution, and Substation)
  • High voltage training certification is an asset.
  • Demonstrates strong critical thinking, active listening, communication, and organization skills.
  • First Aid Certification, WHMIS, Confined Space Awareness.
  • Flexible with travel up to 100% of the time.


  • Currently indentured as a registered apprentice PLT or 2 years’ experience as a Groundsperson.


  • Must be able to communicate verbally and through written language (by hand and digitally) in English.


We offer competitive total compensation, meaningful and challenging work, and an engaging and collaborative environment. For more information on our company, please visit our website at

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. For other opportunities at Michels Canada, join us at

It is our commitment to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless their race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, or ordinances. If you need assistance and /or reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruitment process, please send us an email to:

Employee Referral Eligible: No 

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Michels Canada
Infrastructure - Power
Canada | Winnipeg, MB
Employment Duration
Full Time
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