Station Electrician/Technician

A Station Electrician/ Technician performs electrical/ mechanical construction and maintenance on our utility’s substations, vaults, Operations Centre, and associated buildings.

Where to Start

Consideration as an Apprentice will be given to those applicants with:

  • a Secondary School diploma or equivalent with a good mathematical background;
  • a Provincial Journeyman Electrician Certificate and an Electrical/Electronic Technician’s certificate with Computer Control components; and
  • Five years experience working in station maintenance.


  • Once you are hired, you are enrolled in the MEARIE Journeyperson Substation Electrician Program, for a four-year apprenticeship. This education is combined with on-the-job and formal training.

Sample Duties

  • Install SCADA-related equipment, radio control, and AutoCAD.
  • Inspect, calibrate and repair various electronic equipment and associated protection and control equipment within the utility.
  • Inspect, clean, modify and repair various heavy equipment (transformers, high voltage breakers, switches, etc.).
  • Perform electrical maintenance pertaining to substations, the Operations Centre, and associated utility-owned buildings and vaults.
  • Perform electrical construction pertaining to substations and SYNERGY NORTH buildings.