As the PLT Apprentice you are expected to be engaged in our safety program, executing work in a safe manner, in adherence with CANA policies and all applicable code regulations and the Act.
• This position entails physically demanding motions and tasks.
• The work requires commuting to different sites in and around the Calgary area.
• With projects across Western Canada, travel and shift work may be required.
• CANA Energy operates year-round and outdoors in all types of terrain and environments.
• The work is in electrical construction, maintenance, repair and testing of energized and de-energized distribution and transmission systems.
o May be on underground or overhead facilities.
• Install, maintain and repair overhead and underground power lines and cables, conductors, lighting arrestors. Switches, transformers street lighting and other associated equipment
• Splice, solder and insulate conductors and related wiring to connect power distribution and transmission networks, underground splicing and terminate of transformers
• Underground installations:
o switchgears, cables, testing methods, protective grounding, automation components and working in evacuations, manholes and vaults
• Overhead installations:
o protective groundings, switching, aerial buckets and hydraulic equipment, climbing poles with belts and spurs and tension stringing devices
YOU WILL NEED
• Must be an indentured apprentice registered with the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training board, or another provincial equivalent.
• Knowledge of the construction and maintenance of overheard and underground cable installations.
• Valid Class 5 Vehicle Operator's License.
• Reliable transportation to commute to various job sites
• A successful Pre-Employment Assessment that includes screening for Drug & Alcohol and the ability to lift 50 lbs repeatedly
NICE TO HAVE
• Class 3 or 1 license
• Equipment and RBD operating experience
• Experience in rubber glove live work and underground splicing and terminating
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