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BC Hydro and Power Authority

General Tradesperson 1 - Terrace

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NB 51146946 - NC 51176920

BCH-R-6946-220304E1Employment Posting ID:

General Tradesperson 1 - Terrace Positions Available: 1

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Terrace DOJob Location: Permanent FieldFlexible Work Role:

Northern InteriorRegion:

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Providing clean electricity to 4 million customers takes a diverse workforce and that's where you come in. We need your talent to help us build major projects to meet growing demand. To help our customers find clean energy solutions for their homes and businesses and to be ready to respond during storms and outages to keep our system reliable.

Working for BC Hydro is meaningful. And now, the stakes have been raised as we work towards a solution to climate change while safely providing clean, affordable electricity to our customers.

We offer a healthy work life balance, training opportunities and career progression. We're proud to be ranked as one of B.C.'s Top Employers and one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers. Join us as we build an even cleaner B.C.


As per IBEW Collective Agreement.

* As per IBEW Collective Agreement. * An employee qualified to perform the duties of a Journeyman/woman in trades other than the electrical trades defined herein * General Tradesmen/women shall perform work such as carpentry, painting, brickwork, track bonding, rigging, automotive, lagging, exploratory diamond drilling, etc. and all types of work where skilled Tradesmen/women are required other than those types of work which are normally performed by Journeymen/women electrical workers, but may include special welding to electrical equipment in energized stations provided such work is supervised by a qualified electrical Journeyman/woman * A General Tradesman/woman may be assisted by a Driver/Helper * Employees in these categories will be required to perform work of many kinds but the amount of work of any kind available is so limited that it would be impracticable to limit one employee to any one class of work * The definitions of the classifications are accordingly indicative only of the qualifications and duties of the employees concerned. * In addition to the above, General Tradesmen/women may be required to install duct * Where this work is performed in stations an electrical * Journeyman/woman shall be present during installation and they may be called on to take charge of the crew


* As per IBEW Collective Agreement. * BC Trade qualification or Interprovincial Red Seal Endorsement in Carpentry * Basic computer skills

BCH-R-6946-220304E1 - General Tradesperson 1 - Terrace

NB 51146946 - NC 51176920

* Valid B.C. Class 5 driver's licence (preference for Class 1 or 3 driver's licence) * It would be preferred that the successful candidates have a high level of proficiency in at least two building trades and a basic understanding of other trades associated with building maintenance * Strong commitment to safety, WorkSafeBC requirements and safe working practices * Familiarity with Provincial building code, WorkSafeBC and other applicable codes related to building operation and maintenance * Effective interpersonal skills in dealing with employees and internal and external customers.


This position is affiliated with the international Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union (IBEW local 258)

* Red Seal endorsement in Carpentry is required * This role will assist area crews with more involved PM and capital projects. Work may include trailering equipment to and from site (manlift, skid steer, snowcat, etc.), operating equipment (skid steer, crane, snowcat, boat etc.), and possibly acting as Level 3 First Aid. * Valid Class 1 or 3 driver's licence would be an asset (or ability to obtain one) to operate trailering equipment. * Position is based in Terrace but will cover Northwest area (Approx. 40% Rupert (FLS and RPG Generation), 30% Terrace, 30% Telkwa area work breakdown). * Significant driving time, 5 hours one-way to reach the furthest station in all types of weather. * Approximately 50 - 100+ nights out of town per year. * Travel to microwave sites (rough roads) to support MW stations * Overtime, work in adjacent areas and travel away from headquarters will be required as needs arise * Certification in Crane and Heavy Equipment Operation as well as Level 3 First Aid would be an asset. * Equipment (bobcat/forklift, crane, lift, boom truck) certifications would be an asset. * A General Tradesperson may be assisted by a Driver/Helper * This location is eligible for a Remote Incentive of 6%. Remote Incentives are paid bi-weekly to Full-Time Regular employees working in eligible remote locations. * This location is eligible for Extended Health Care Medical Travel Benefit. The Extended Health Care Medical Travel Benefit is extended to Full-Time Regular, Part-Time Regular and Full-Time Temporary employees who are permanently working in eligible remote locations. * A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain your Class 5 Driver's Licence and Trade Qualification in good standing. * BC Hydro conducts pre-placement medical checks of applicants entering certain positions to help safeguard BC Hydro's workplace. As part of the selection process, you may be required to demonstrate successful completion of a pre-placement medical check. * Please be advised that this role has been assessed as safety sensitive and pre-qualification alcohol and drug testing will be required as a pre-condition to employment. * This position is affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union (IBEW local 258)

We're always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It's an exciting time to be a part of our team as we invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Our values guide our work. Want to join us?

We are safe. We are here for our customers. We are one team. We include everyone.

BCH-R-6946-220304E1 - General Tradesperson 1 - Terrace

NB 51146946 - NC 51176920

We act with integrity and respect. We are forward thinking.

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

We include everyone. We welcome applications from anyone, including members of visible minorities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

We are also happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and while working at BC Hydro. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at .

All BC Hydro employees will be required to show proof of full Covid-19 vaccination.

Flexible work model role definitions ===========================

Our four role types identify the degree of flexibility an employee could have to work from home based on the type of work they do. The flexibility for an individual job is up to the manager for each position and the operational requirements. Employees also have the right to work full-time from the office if they prefer. All of our roles require at least some in-person time.

IBEW/Field - No option to work from home Resident - Works primarily (4+ days per week) in the office. Hybrid - May be able to work from home up to 3 days per week. Remote - Works from home 4+ days per week

HOW TO APPLY Don't forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your certifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the necessary information to assess your application without any delays.

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Date Posted: 2022-03-04 Closing Date: 2022-03-18

About BC Hydro and Power Authority

BC Hydro is one of the largest energy suppliers in Canada. We generate and deliver electricity to 95% of the population of British Columbia and over four million people. It’s our vision is to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do. As an employer, we aim to provide meaningful and challenging work, opportunities for growth and a healthy work/life balance. We’ve been recognized for excellence and been named one of B.C.’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for four years in a row. Interested in joining our team? Visit to see current career and apprenticeship opportunities.



Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-12

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