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Assistant Construction Technician

Date: Jun 10, 2022

Location: Milton, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

44873 - Milton - Regular - Ongoing 

Safety Comes First is a core value at Hydro One, and we remain committed to taking every reasonable precaution to ensure a respectful, safe and healthy working environment. Further to this commitment, we have adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy to protect the health of our employees from the hazard of COVID-19. New employees will be required to declare their vaccination status to Hydro One. Employees who do not provide proof of vaccination status may not enter any 3rd party locations that require full vaccination (e.g. customer properties).

Hydro One is proud to be the largest electricity transmission and distribution provider in Ontario, serving nearly 1.5 million customers. We have a long history in the industry with our roots dating back over 110 years to 1906. Since then, we have worked to grow and evolve to meet the changing needs of our customers and communities across Ontario. Today, we’re focused on providing exceptional customer service and ensuring we are building safe communities where we live, work and play.

It’s an exciting time to join the team at Hydro One!

*NOTE* Hydro One introduced a Hybrid Work Pilot Project in 2022 for most office-based roles. Employees work in-office/on-site two days a week and remotely from home for three days a week. Hydro One is adding refreshed workspaces and technology to support these changes.  Join us as we ‘trial & learn’ a new modern way of working and be a key driver of future state!

In office but with intention – a time for team and trust building, collaboration, and socialization. Please reach out to us to learn more!

Job Description:

  • Read drawings and technical documents, extract information, as required.
  • Perform calculations for conductor sag and tension checks etc.
  • Make field observations and measurements as necessary.
  • Submit completed work for appropriate review and approval.
  • Assist the Supervisor in the administration of the QA programs by ensuring that all relevant QA procedures are adhered to.
  • Assist the Supervisor in the review of incoming documentation.
  • Work with QA on personnel during audits.
  • Perform field testing and as built measurements to verify construction activity meets design specification.
  • Field test concrete based on CSA A23 and monitor footing installations including rebar inspection.
  • Inspect, verify and document adherence to QC requirements. Interpret and evaluate results.
  • Assist Technicians/ Supervisor as requested in staking and or layout of lines and stations structures.
  • Perform topographic surveys to be submitted to supervisor for review.
  • Perform sagging, tension checks and precut calculations as requested with minimal supervision to be submitted to supervisor for review.
  • Perform condition inspection of wood poles and lattice structures with minimal supervision and send draft report to be reviewed by a senior technician.
  • In fibre optic installations, perform testing using an Optical Time Domain Reflectomitor (OTDR) independently, ensure that each fusion splice of installed fibre meets the Telecom specifications and attenuation as directed by supervisor.
  • Perform all tasks according to OHSA requirements, Hydro One policies, and Hydro One Safety Rules and procedures.
  • Conduct job planning including tailboards for all types of work.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Selection Criteria:


  • Requires a knowledge of the application of general drafting principles, to locate, review and relate details of materials in engineering drawings.
  • Requires a knowledge of mathematics as necessary in the calculation of daily job functions.
  • Requires a basic knowledge of physics and chemistry to understand the basic theories relating to the various systems and associated material requirements.
  • Requires a knowledge of basic data processing and various computer applications software packages Requires a knowledge of English to prepare reports, other documentation and to communicate effectively with others.
  • This knowledge is considered to be normally acquired in either a Grade XII education in a secondary school plus up to one year of further concentrated study in a relevant field, or the equivalent education.
  • Requires experience, such as may be obtained in lesser portions or from work associated with construction projects and interrelationship of the engineering and construction events.
  • Requires experience in construction material verification, surveying and/or layout and relevant computer software.
  • Requires experience to be familiar with the operating procedures, standard practices.
  • Requires experience to be familiar with the functions and responsibilities of the various groups on a project team.
  • A period of 3 years and up to four years is considered necessary to gain this experience.

At Hydro One we understand that the success and strength of our business rests with our people. When we develop their skills, we are investing in both their success and ours. To secure the best talent, we seek to create a workforce that reflects the diverse populations of the communities where we live and work and to create a culture based on safety, innovation and inclusiveness.


We are honoured to be recognized by Forbes in its list of Canada’s Best Employers for 2021.


Thank you for considering a career with Hydro One, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. If you are having difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email Hydro One will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.


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Deadline: June 27, 2022


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