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Date:  Nov 24, 2022

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Winnipeg, MB, CA Fort McMurray, AB, CA

Operating Sector:  Electricity

Position Title:  Apprentice Lineperson

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


Faster.Smarter.Safer. This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects. Aecon Utilities is ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider and we’re looking for an apprentice Lineperson to help us get there!


As part of Voltage Power, the apprentice Lineperson technician will be responsible for installing and maintaining overhead, underground, transmission, and distribution systems. This position is project based with awarded and ongoing projects located in Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, and British Columbia. Ability to travel and work out of town considered an asset.


What You Will Do Here

  • Perform line maintenance in a safe efficient manner utilizing de-energized, live line hot stick or live line barehand techniques on voltages up to and including 500KV
  • Safe operation of heavy and tracked equipment including Radial Arm Diggers, Line Trucks, Cranes, and all terrain equipment (Foremost) as required
  • Operate and maintain such hand tools as may be required for the job including blocks, grips, jacks, hot line tools and cover up, etc.
  • Maintain personal and group safety at all times, and exercise appropriate caution when working with tension for rigging, on or close to energized equipment
  • Respond to unscheduled outages as the result of weather, component failures, vehicular accidents, etc.
  • Be a positive team member through open communication and active participation in crew tasks
  • Ensures that environment is in compliance with Voltage Power Health & Safety and Environmental Manual
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required
  • Availability to travel and work on projects across Canada an asset
  • Able to work a 21 and 7 shift out of town.
  • Drive an inclusive culture to promote equity, welcome different perspectives, and enable career progression by fostering a sense of belonging.



What You Bring to The Team

  • Power Lineman Apprenticeship and Trade Certificate
  • Utility experience constructing, installing, and maintaining overhead, underground, transmission, and distribution systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of Provincial Electrical Utilities Regulations and provincial specific Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulations, and Codes an asset
  • Demonstrated ability effectively work with a desire to provide excellent customer service
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation
  • Ability to climb, towers and poles, work at heights, and work in extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time
  • Self-starter with the ability to work in a team environment or independently with supervision
  • Strong interpersonal, team participation and communication skills
  • Be a champion of inclusion and diversity


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA Act during any step of the application process please click here.