HIGH VOLTAGE SUBSTATION TECHNICIANS
Job Description

CAREER OPPORTUNITY WITH AN INDUSTRY LEADER

At K-Line, our core values of Safety, Quality, Integrity, Operational Excellence and Customer Satisfaction are the foundation of everything we do. As a premiere high voltage electrical contractor, our mission is to provide exceptional value to our utility and related partners through an unwavering commitment to these K-Line values. Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, K-Line continues its quest to be the premiere Canadian owned utilities solutions company. We currently have an opportunity available based out of the Greater Toronto Area:

 

HIGH VOLTAGE SUBSTATION TECHNICIANS

 

Overview

Working exclusively with our customer, Toronto Hydro, this role performs both high and low voltage switching on all Toronto Hydro distribution equipment, including station breakers, to provide work protection for various work groups. This position works to resolve issues to restore service to distribution customers, troubleshoot failed distribution circuits and equipment, reactive maintenance work and temporary and permanent repairs as required. 24/7/365 shift work is required.

 

Responsibilities

  • Install, inspect, maintain, repair, commission, test and approve for service all substation equipment, protective relay and control systems, station metering, distribution automation equipment and SCADA RTU systems associated with Toronto Hydro substation/distribution systems
  • Provide operating instructions for substation equipment
  • Perform cable terminations and testing of stations primary and secondary cable
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose any substation equipment failures such as distribution automation equipment failures, protection and control system failures, SCADA failures, etc.
  • Perform infra-red inspections
  • Test, repair, and maintain high voltage test equipment and live line tools
  • Report hazardous conditions to the System Operators
  • Maintain, update and complete reports, work orders, work procedures, engineering drawings, specifications, records and documentation related to the position


Job Requirements

Experience & Education

  • Class G license is required, DZ license is preferred
  • Journeyman Electrician Certificate with experience working in high voltage utility substations (138kV and above).
  • CET Designation or in the process of obtaining (OACETT certification)
  • Experience with substation distribution systems
  • Toronto Hydro Substation/Distribution system experience is preferred
  • Journey Person Substation Electrician training would be an asset


Skills

  • Knowledge of OHSA, the EUSA Rule Book, and the Utility Work Protection Code
  • Strong commitment to workplace safety
  • Exceptional problem solving skills and a collaborative approach in determining course of action
  • Strong communication, customer service and leadership skills are essential
  • Basic computer skills are required


To Apply

To learn more about The K-Line Group of Companies and career opportunities, please visit our website at www.k-line.ca. Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume to: careers@k-line.ca.


Company Overview

The K-Line Group of Companies takes responsibility for every phase of a power project, from initial financing and consulting, through to design, construction and on-going maintenance. K-Line is comprised of eight industry-specific divisions that address the engineering, design, procurement, construction, commissioning and maintenance of high voltage power delivery systems. K-Line works with utilities, industrial and commercial customers to deliver one-source power solutions. K-Line was established in 1967 and is registered to the ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard and OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Management Standard.


Position Location:
Toronto, ON


The K-Line Group is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodation will be provided for persons with disabilities through all stages of the recruitment and selection process.


We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity. Only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.



Company Overview

There is strength in numbers and it becomes even more powerful when combined as a single, effective force. The K‑Line Group of Companies is one such force.