Powerline Technicians build and repair overhead and underground power lines, which are used to conduct electricity from generating plants to the customer. They erect and maintain poles and towers, as well as install and maintain street lighting systems.
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What's Your Future as a Powerline Technician (434A)?
Apprentice wage increases with skills and expertise. Fully qualified workers earn an average of $25.00-$50.00 per hour, not including overtime.
Powerline Technician (434A)
|Do you have good hand-eye coordination?
|Are you able to work indoors and outdoors? Are you comfortable working at all heights?
|Do you have a driver license and good driving record?
|Are you able to follow Health & Safety guidelines?
|Do you have good communication skills?
|Are you good at judging distances and weight?
|Are you reliable, a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision? Are you interested in travelling for work?
If you checked YES to the majority of these questions, a career as a Powerline Technician may be for you!
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