Journeyman Lineman

Power Services / Système de réseau électrique Toronto, Ontario


Position at Ainsworth






Position Title:Journeyman Lineman – Power Construction 


Revision Date:January 2024   


Reports To:           Operations Supervisor/General Foremen  


Division:Ainsworth Power  


Location: 100/106 Ridgetop Rd., Scarborough, ON M1P 2J9   


Job Summary 

Reporting to the both the Operations Supervisor and General Foremen, as a Journeyman Lineman, you will: 


  • Hold a Red Seal certificate (or equivalent)
  • Perform live line work on overhead and underground electrical distribution lines
  • Ensure safety is adhered to at all times
  • Valid Class "D" driver's license with "Z" endorsement
  • Construction, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of the electrical distribution system, including overhead and underground of various voltages (up to and including 27.6 kV)
  • Erect poles, and associated structures for power lines
  • Build, repair and operate underground cables/equipment
  • Understand and operate motorized vehicles and equipment; boom trucks
  • Install conductors and associated apparatus
  • Compliance and sign off to the construction verification program. ESA 22:04
  • CVOR checks/logs; track jobs hours for CVOR
  • Work within compliance of the utility work protection code
  • Mentor and/or train Apprentices
  • Identify opportunities to improve business processes and advise supervisor of risks within business processes
  • Active participation in training, daily job planning, tailboard discussions, safety meeting and other safety initiatives
  • Proficient in the use of all tools and equipment associated with the trade
  • Able to work from work orders, specifications, standards and instructions and to interpret prints, sketches and diagrams
  • Strong communicator, excellent interpersonal and customer relations skills
  • A level of physical fitness essential to do the work including the ability to climb and work confidently at heights; and the willingness and ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required


Ainsworth Sponsored Training   

  • Training courses supplied as needed for position





Ainsworth Inc. 

131 Bermondsey Rd 

Toronto, ON  M4A 1X4