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.
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.
The successful candidate must have; a Class G License, computer experience (e.g. Word, Excel) and be physically capable to perform the duties listed above.
Please be advised that some of our jobs may require physical strength and/or endurance.
Students must be available to work full-time from the beginning of May until the end of August.
Students must be currently attending post-secondary education and be scheduled to return to school in the fall.
Students may apply to a maximum of three positions. Anyone who applies to more than three positions will be automatically disqualified.
In order to verify information on your application we may contact the Hydro One employee who has referred you to confirm details.
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!
This is a paid position.
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Deadline: February 24, 2020
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