City of Medicine Hat
  • 03-Aug-2022 to 17-Aug-2022 (MST)
  • Medicine Hat, AB, CAN
  • Permanent, Full Time

Now Hiring Journeyman Powerline Technician

In Medicine Hat you'll find a place that's reinvented itself as an ideal, modern city that proudly honours its historic past. And here at the City of Medicine Hat, you'll have a part in shaping how people perceive, experience, and enjoy the city - tomorrow and beyond.

This is a skilled position in the construction, operation and maintenance areas of the electric distribution section who works under the general direction of Foreman in Electric Distribution Operations.

Our ideal candidate

  • Installs, maintains, and repairs all components of the street lighting and electrical distribution systems.
  • Provides leadership and guidance to groundman operators, utility helpers, casual labourers, and apprentices in his crew during normal working day-to-day operations.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and safe work methods used when working on all low, medium, and high voltage Electric Utility distribution and transmission systems.
  • Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions and to interpret work orders, procedures, and design drawings.
  • Act as a safety champion, follows all rules, guidelines and SOP's and puts personal and public safety at the forefront of each job.
  • Review, understand, commit, and work in the safest possible manner consistent with Occupational Health and Safety Legislation and the City's Health, Safety and Environment Management System.
  • Knowledge of the City of Medicine Hat Electric Distribution System.


  • Possession of a valid Journeyman Power Line Technician Red Seal Trade Certificate.
  • Five (5) years of experience as a Journeyman in the construction, operation, and maintenance of an Electric Distribution System.
  • Possess and maintain a current Class 3 Alberta motor vehicle operator's license with an acceptable driving record.
  • An equivalent combination of management approved education and experience may be considered.
  • This position has been identified as Safety Sensitive and requires the completion of a satisfactory pre-employment drug screen.

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

The City of Medicine Hat Council approved the implementation of a one-year electric scooter (e-scooter) pilot program in May 2022. This program is fully funded and operated through Bird Canada, based out of Calgary, Alberta. For more information on e-scooters and the program, please visit STYLE!THAT'S INNOVATION, MEDICINE HAT STYLE!


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