Power Line Technician (Streetlighting)

Position: Power Line Technician (Streetlighting) (click for full posting)
Employer: City of Brantford
Closing Date: July 7, 2022

Reporting to the Supervisor of Traffic Services, the Streetlight Linesman will work as part of a team responsible for the installation, repair and maintenance of the street lighting systems and subsystems.
Duties included but are not limited to are:

Your role (see detailed job posting-link above):

  • Work safely with no electrical contact incidents or personal injuries
  • Perform replacement, repair and maintenance on street light equipment, hardware, and infrastructure as required
  • Maintain and repair electrical distribution, including conduits, cables, wires, circuit breakers, for street lighting
  • Respond to street lighting malfunctions, performing diagnostics and troubleshooting to identify faults and make necessary repairs
  • Maintain accurate records of daily activities and be fluent in the use of computers
  • Occasionally erect and maintain steel, wood or concrete poles and guy wires
  • Able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 75 pounds
  • Oversee and inspect the work of contractors to ensure adherence to specification
  • Operate an aerial truck work at a height of up to 15m meters
  • Work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Respond to on-call duties when required