Powerline Technician Foreman

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What Primary Engineering and Construction is Hiring for:

We have an opening for an experienced Red Seal Journeyman Power Line Technician Foreman who is a skilled expert in the field. 


  • Reinforce company policies, ensure safe and productive completion of the work.
  • Plan site projects and resource requirements, including coordination of sub-contractors as required.
  • Coordinate on-site material requirements and effectively manage site materials.
  • Demonstrate technical ability and application of appropriate processes and procedures.
  • Conduct safety meetings and assist with incident reporting and investigations as required.
  • Provide leadership and coaching to field direct reports.
  • Maintain detailed project field documentation, reports and job closing documents.
  • Provide input into performance reviews of direct reports.
  • Complete full cycle field documentation of projects and submit as-builts for job closing/billing.
  • Read and interpret overhead and underground distribution electrical drawings and prints.
  • Maintain & update project schedules daily
  • Review and understand project schedule/milestones


  • Understanding of applicable codes and regulations.
  • Planning skills of project completion, resource requirements and project documentation.
  • Strong knowledge of Powerline construction, blueprint reading and understanding of specification requirements.
  • Ability to lead and work within a team environment.
  • Promotion of safe work practices.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.

A few qualifications that would help you succeed:

  • Experience in underground Shallow Utility Construction, including 4 party installations, overhead and underground Distribution Powerline, Communications, or other similar work.
  • Knowledge in reading and interpreting electrical drawings.
  • Highly organized and proven ability to lead team.
  • Valid Driver’s License and Driver’s abstract in good standing.
  • Live-line experience or qualifications 
  • 5 to 10 years of experience constructing overhead and underground distribution powerline. 
  • Experience working on ENMAX Power Corporation’s and Fortis Alberta’s Distribution System

This is a safety sensitive position and is subject to Primary’s Alcohol and Drug Policy which includes pre-employment testing.

Primary offers a highly competitive compensation package including, competitive salaries, bonuses, Health & Dental benefits, Health Care Spending Account, flexible work schedules, paid vacation, Company Matching RRSP, flex days, and several career and professional development opportunities. 

If you are ready for a new challenge and want to make a difference in the industry, please send your resume in confidence to [email protected]

**Please Note, you must be legally able to work in Canada**

We thank all candidates for their application however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


*Please see www.primaryeng.com for this and other positions we are recruiting.


Work Regions:

This opportunity from Primary Engineering and Construction is available in Calgary.


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About Primary Engineering and Construction:

Primary Engineering and Construction Corporation (Primary) is a growth-oriented industry leader providing Primary professional engineering and construction services.

We provide our people with the opportunity to determine their own career path and fulfill their ambitions. We empower our clients by tailoring our solutions to their specific needs. We strengthen our community by connecting them to what is possible today and providing a solid foundation for tomorrow.

Primary is powered by our people.

Our diverse teams and inclusive culture are the core that powers Primary. Our diversity allows us to better serve our customers and Engineering communities by listening to and enabling unique perspectives.

Primary remains committed to fostering an open and safe environment in which the voices of all team members, clients and community members are heard. As we grow our company, we will continue to remove barriers and create new opportunities within our industry.

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