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.


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