Journeyman Powerline Technician (Former Employee), Calgary, AB – April 10, 2016
Pros: Consistant money, Good work
Cons: Shift work, On the road, Long Hours.
-A Typical Day of work started out with a writ-in Safe Work plan , follow by a tailboard , and a normal day of work usually 8 to 12 hours. -I learned how to set up outages , how to plan out work for upcoming weak of work , manage and lead a crew, install transmission and distribution lines. -The management was hard to deal with and seamed to be a lack of communication to the field staff and employees. -Most of the employees were hard working individuals working towards carriers at Cana and good to work with. -The hardest part of the job was communication with the supervisors they would not give you enough lead time on upcoming jobs, making job starts rushed, as well as moving guys crew to crew made work hard to adjust when you have new people on your crew every weak. -Traveling the Provence and getting to see some country that people just don't see and getting to meat a lot of humble people.
Power line technician (Former Employee), Calgary, AB – April 9, 2016
Pros: PPE Allowance
Cons: 8 hrs
nice to work in this company workers are kind and helpul you can ask them if you dont know the job, equipment are cool and i learn much of the job that are new to me,the hardest part is to climb the pole but its are part of the our job, enjoyable part of the job is when your done your work.
After a productive day because i work alone most times i do prep work for the next day after having my supper. watch TV then retire to bed.
Powerline Technician & Auditor (Former Employee), Northern Alberta May 02 2013 ( and not October) – October 18, 2013
Pros: out of base or overnight allowance
Cons: long travelling hours
Locating customers transformers with the aid of GPS and maps. i learnt how to find the coordinates with the range roads and township roads.work alone for the most part but when around my co-worker everything is fine. Walking in very thick snow for long period.Achieving and surpast my set target for the day.