Power Line Technicians work outside in all types of weather conditions. Individuals must be comfortable with heights as a great deal of work involves climbing and balancing on poles or towers while working. Power Line Technicians day to day responsibilities include installation, maintaining and repairing overhead and underground power lines and cables and other associated equipment such as insulators, conductors, switches and transformers.
Electric power companies, electrical contractors and public utilities are the primary employers of graduates from the program.
Kwantlen students are eligible for employment both on and off campus. Please see the Student Employment Centre for job posting and instructions for using Workopolis.
Working at Kwantlen
If you are looking for employment as an instructor or staff member at Kwantlen, please see the Human Resources website at kpu.ca/hr.