Shop Assistant

EPTCON - Whitefish, ON (30+ days ago)

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PowerTel Utilities Contractors Limited is a proud member of the Cormorant Utility Services group of companies and one of Canada’s leading high voltage contractors offering services in transmission lines, substations and distribution systems including all phases from development to commissioning. PowerTel has achieved a long history of success from years of investment in industry-leading safety programs, quality management systems, personnel training and equipment acquisition and maintenance.

We are currently seeking a Shop Assistant – General Labourer to join our team in Whitefish, ON.

Anticipated Start Date: Immediately
Type of Position: 3 month contract with possibility of extension
Reports to: Shop Supervisor


The Shop Assistant – General Labourer performs all general labour duties required by the Shop Supervisor in order to keep the garage, yard and its mechanic operations safe, organized and functional.

Pressure wash equipment including heavy equipment;
Travel between Whitefish and Sudbury to pick up parts and supplies as directed;
Assist with function testing and verification of various equipment;
Sweep, clean/sanitize and mop the shop and lunchroom as directed;
Maintain an adequate inventory of shop supplies (water, cleaning supplies, etc.);
Move boxes and parts;
Organize yard equipment and parts;
Grass cutting and painting as required;
Adhere to all PowerTel policies, standards, procedures and safe work practices; and,
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Class G drivers license is required; Class DZ would be considered an asset;
Crane or boom operator qualifications would be an asset;
Ability to lift up to 40lbs;
Ability and willingness to work outside in all weather conditions; and,
Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask and manage time effectively in order to meet deadlines.

Interested candidates can forward their resume and cover letter including wage expectations via Please quote the job title in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

PowerTel welcomes all qualified applicants including those who are designated group members – Women, Visible Minorities, Aboriginals and Persons with Disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If selected to participate in the recruitment selection and/or assessment process, please inform our Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require.

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