Summer Student - Forestry - New Liskeard

Hydro One Networks Inc - New Liskeard, ON (4 months ago)

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Vacancy Number: 31869
Number of positions: 3
Town/City: New Liskeard, Ontario (CA-ON)
Business Unit: NTW OPRTNS
Department: FRSTRY SRVCS (10000285)
Duration of assignment: 3 to 6 months

Job Duties:
Job Duties may include any of the following:
Assist regular staff with carrying out Herbicide Application Programs.
Material handling and operation of work trucks and ATV’s.
Load/unload tools, materials, equipment components to/from transport or storage trailers, vehicle, and worksite
Clean up site (e.g. tools, materials, debris)
Flag person (may require standing for up to 8 hrs/day) set up cones &/or road signs, direct/control traffic using hand held/pole mounted sign, may use walkie-talkie
Deliver, materials, &/or personnel to job site
Cleaning vehicles wash external components of vehicles with hose, & sweep/clean inside cab
Equipment inspections
walk long distances &/or drive (e.g. pick up truck, ATV) along the right of way inspecting the condition of equipment (e.g. pole, cable); report findings (verbal &/or written)
Ability to work in a variety of outdoor environments e.g. wet (e.g. mud) conditions, navigate uneven terrain, heat, and insects.
General labour work as required.

Job Requirements:
Ability to perform continuous physical labour in an outside environment.
Daily lifting of containers up to 20kg. Worker will require the ability to carry a backpack sprayer weighing 25 kg, applying herbicide over uneven terrain.
Worker may also be required to haul spray hose and operate a herbicide spray gun as part of a foliar herbicide spray program.
Ability to safely operate off-road ATV’s. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license to operate small vehicles.
May have to ride in a helicopter as this is sometimes the only means to access the right of way.
Must be able to wear a half facepiece air purifying respirator
Comfortable with time away from home during the work week due to the locations of our programs forcing Board Jobs

NOTE: All individuals that wish to be rehired must submit an online application in order to be considered for employment.

Hydro One requires that all students applying for student opportunities be enrolled in post-secondary level studies and be returning to full-time studies upon the completion of their work term. Exceptions will be made in cases where students require a work term in order to graduate. Only applications submitted via Hydro One's career page will be accepted.

If you are an international student, please ensure you have obtained a proper work permit and a Social Insurance Number (SIN). Speak with your school’s career centre if you have any questions about acquiring this documentation.

If you share our passion for safety, our customer service focus, and are ready to play a lead role in building a bright future, we would love to hear from you!

Thank you for considering this opportunity and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. If you are being considered for an interview or other assessment one of our Recruitment Consultants will be in touch. Furthermore, if you are being considered for an interview and require special accommodations please let us know. Finally, short-listed candidates will be asked to pass a reliability check (which could include criminal background check, driver’s license abstract, education verification, etc.) prior being offered a job at Hydro One.

This is a paid position.

Deadline: March 10, 2019

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