High Voltage Technician

Western Canada

CHEMCO is a leading Western Canadian General Contractor specializing in multiple disciplines, including the area of Electrical High Voltage installation and testing projects throughout Western Canada. CHEMCO is a progressive company that supports all individuals in both professional and personal development. We are currently recruiting High Voltage Technicians to join our team for projects in Western Canada.

Chemco is a proud supporter of the below programs, and strives to provide equal opportunities for all individuals in the construction and related industries:

  • Trade Winds to Success
  • Helmet to Hardhats
  • Women Building Futures
  • Pre-Apprenticeship Training (PACT Program)


Perform maintenance and commissioning activities on transmission and distribution equipment. This includes maintaining records of activities performed on all equipment.

  • Operating and maintaining various types of test equipment, tools, vehicles, and safety equipment needed for troubleshooting, maintenance, and commissioning activities.
  • Perform installation, commissioning, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of primary and secondary power equipment including:
    • Transformer Protection relays
    • Generator Protection relays
    • Motor Protection relays
    • Transformers
    • Motors
    • Generators
    • Main Tie Main Transfer schemes
    • Instrument transformers
    • Cables and terminations
  • Be able to work with various types of manufacturer’s test equipment:
    • Omicron
    • TTR
    • Doble M4000
    • Winding resistance
    • CT saturator
  • Support and oversee construction activities as required.
  • Perform administrative functions and tasks including but not limited to preparing/completing paperwork, attend meetings, operating descriptions, planning the execution of work, and participating in assigned projects.


  • Engineering Technologist preferred.
  • Self-starter with minimal supervision.
  • Power Electrical Systems knowledge and experience.
  • Must be able to read and understand drawings.
  • Between 5 and 10 year experience with Medium/High Voltage installations and testing in a supervisory position.
  • Excellent leadership, positive attitude, and communication skills.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with clients, and other employees.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to work safely and show concern for environmental, health, and safety issues in the workplace.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Valid driver’s license.


  • Competitive wages commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • H&W Benefits.
  • The ability for growth and movement.

We thank all candidates for applying, but only those that are being considered for these positions will be contacted.


Applications are now closed.

We thank all candidates for applying, but only those that are being considered for these positions will be contacted.