Summer Student – Forestry – Kenora

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Author pmnationtalk
Date February 11, 2020
Type Temp - Full Time
Company Hydro One Networks Inc
Location Kenora, ON
Category Education / Teaching - K-12 and other training
Client Hydro One
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Summer Student – Forestry – Kenora

Date: Feb 10, 2020

Location: Kenora, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

35162 – Kenora – Temporary – 4 months 

Hydro One is proud to be the largest electricity transmission and distribution provider in Ontario, serving nearly 1.4 million customers. We have a long history in the industry with our roots dating back over 110 years to 1906. Since then, we have worked to grow and evolve to meet the changing needs of our customers and communities across Ontario. Today, we’re focused on providing exceptional customer service and ensuring we are building safe communities where we live, work and play.

It’s an exciting time to join the team at Hydro One!

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.
  • 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.

Additional Information:

  • 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.

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

Hydro One supports the principles and practices of diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. We thank all candidates for applying

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.

At Hydro One we understand that the success and strength of our business rests with our people. When we develop their skills, we are investing in both their success and ours. To secure the best talent, we seek to create a workforce that reflects the diverse populations of the communities where we live and work and to create a culture based on safety, innovation and inclusiveness.

We are honoured to be recognized by Forbes in its list of Canada’s Best Employers for 2019.

Thank you for considering a career with Hydro One, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates.  If you are having difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email careers@hydroone.com.  Hydro One will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.

Deadline: February 24, 2020

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