Posted on 05/05/2023

Power Line Technician Journeyperson/Apprentice

Powerline Technicians
Power Infrastructure 

IER: Not Eligible


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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 apprentices and Journeyperson Power Line Technicians (PLT) for upcoming projects across Alberta! 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 is looking for PLT’s 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!


  • 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 & test plans, safety and technical procedures, repair, and maintenance requirements on Transmission, Distribution, and Substation.
  • Performs the installation, relocation, and/or removal of civil works, wires, communication cables, and other power facilities.
  • Performs 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.
  • Prepares records, forms, and work activity reports.
  • Assists in the training of subordinate personnel in proper operational, safety and technical methods and procedures.
  • Creates time and attendance records and submits same to foremen.
  •  Inspects and confirms safe operation of tools, instruments, devices, and mobile equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Class 1 or 3 drivers license with air brake endorsements
  • Operators certificate of radial boom devices, mobile equipment and aerial man-lifts.


  • Work methods and procedures in the repair and installation of over overhead and underground electrical powerlines (Transmission, Distribution, and Substation).
  • Repair and maintenance procedures applicable to PLT/electrical trade.
  • Fundamental principles of electricity.
  • Use of safety equipment and protective gear.
  • Applicable test instruments, hand, and power tools.
  • Applicable safety and code standards specific to the PLT/electrical trade.
  • Familiar with the operation and maintenance of related equipment.
  • Experience with live line stick work 
  • Experience with rubber glove work 
  • High voltage training certification is preferred.
  • Proficient with computer applications such as MS Office.
  • 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 Successful completion of a registered Power Line Technician (PLT) apprenticeship training program and journeyperson status. (Interprovincial Red Seal is preferred); Additional training or post-secondary coursework in project management is an asset.


  • 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 


**Fraud Alert**

 It has come to Michels Canada attention that job seekers have received false employment offers from individuals or organizations posing as Michels Canada. Please keep in mind these important tips:

·  Michels Canada does not require payment from anyone seeking employment at any time during the recruitment and/or selection process.

·  All recruitment email correspondence comes from email addresses displaying the correct spelling of our company name:

·  Formal offers of employment are only made once the recruitment and selection process are complete. Personal information and banking information is NOT collected until you have been personally onboarded by our HR Team.

·  We do not extend any formal offers of employment or execute employment agreements through text messaging, social media, job posting websites or social chat platforms.

We take this matter seriously and are working with the appropriate authorities. Please remain aware on this matter and report any suspicious outreach to your local authorities and email any concerns to Note: resumes sent to this email will not be considered; please apply directly to our current career opportunities at

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Michels Canada
Canada | SK
Employment Duration
Full Time
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