Electrician – Hudson’s Hope

BC Hydro
April 26, 2024
Hudson's Hope
Job Type
Some experience required
Salary Type
Hourly Rate
37.5 hrs/wk
Trades Certification
British Columbia


Source:             BC Hydro
Job Title:          Electrician - Hudson's Hope

Job Location:    Hudson's Hope, British Columbia, Canada

Hourly Rate:      $ 47.93


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Providing clean electricity to 4 million customers takes a diverse workforce and that’s where you come in. We need your talent to help us build major projects to meet growing demand. To help our customers find clean energy solutions for their homes and businesses and to be ready to respond during storms and outages to keep our system reliable.

Working for BC Hydro is meaningful. And now, the stakes have been raised as we work towards a solution to climate change while safely providing clean, affordable electricity to our customers.

We offer a healthy work life balance, training opportunities and career progression. We're proud to be ranked as one of B.C.'s Top Employers and one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers. Join us as we build an even cleaner B.C.



  • Electricians shall work in generating stations, substations, repair shops and other locations and except as provided for Power Line Technician, Electricians shall have jurisdiction over the operation of unattended stations and unattended portions of stations.
  • Notwithstanding the duties assigned to a Power Line Technician, an Electrician may on occasion be required to switch on three (3) phase feeder circuits and/or supply circuits where fault conditions have occurred and a Power Line. Technician is not readily available
  • A Journeyperson Electrician shall maintain, install, adjust, inspect, modify, test, troubleshoot and repair main and auxiliary equipment and apparatus.
  • This may include electrical wiring, switchboard wiring, transformer connections, switchgear, bus work, low tension control cables, electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Notwithstanding the duties assigned to a Cable Splicer or Power Line Technician, an Electrician may work on single conductor plastic insulated cables and accessories up to and including 20/35 kV restricted to cables utilizing mechanical terminations and connections.
  • Such cable work is not to include work on line terminations, distribution feeders or on lead or metallic cables over 600 volts.


  • Interprovincial Red Seal Endorsement in Construction Electrician or Industrial Electrician
  • A valid Class 5 B.C. driver's license
  • Physically capable to perform the work
  • Strong commitment to safety, WorkSafeBC requirements and safe working practices
  • Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills in dealing with employees, internal and external customers are essential in the selection process
  • Good computer skills in a Windows environment and knowledge of and use of email, Internet and other computer systems would be assets


  • A comprehensive benefits package
  • A minimum of 15 paid vacation days
  • A lifetime pension
  • Training and development courses

For more information on the benefits we offer, visit bchydro.com/benefits.

  • This location is eligible for a Remote Incentive of 20%. Remote Incentives are paid bi-weekly to Full-Time Regular employees working in eligible remote locations
  • This location is eligible for Travel Incentive. The Travel Incentive is extended to Full-Time Regular employees who are working in eligible remote locations
  • This location is eligible for Extended Health Care Medical Travel Benefit. The Extended Health Care Medical Travel Benefit is extended to Full-Time Regular, Part-Time Regular and Full-Time Temporary employees who are permanently working in eligible remote locations.
  • Employees who work in a remote location that receives the 12 or 20% remote incentive are eligible for an interest-free housing loan of up to $25,000 as well as the retiring relocation program.
  • This position is affiliated with the international Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union (IBEW local 258) www.ibew258.bc.ca
  • A written quiz covering technical, safety, and administrative skills may form part of the selection process
  • An Electrical Skills Assessment may form part of the selection process
  • A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain the following requirements in good standing: - Electrician Red Seal - Class 5 Driver's Licence
  • Location: Hudson's Hope, British Columbia, V0C 1V0
  • BC Hydro conducts pre-placement medical checks of applicants entering certain positions to help safeguard BC Hydro’s workplace. As part of the selection process, you may be required to demonstrate successful completion of a pre-placement medical check.

Please be advised that this role has been assessed as safety sensitive and pre-qualification alcohol and drug testing will be required as a pre-condition to employment.

Don't forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your certifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the necessary information to assess your application without any delays.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications online at https://app.bchydro.com/careers/current_opp.html  by May 10, 2024.

Click here to access the job posting or visit the BC Hydro “Current Opportunities” Careers page to view and apply for jobs.

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On the BC Hydro Careers site, click on the Apply button in order to complete the steps to apply for this job. Please be sure to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and include copies of your certifications, if applicable.

We're always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It's an exciting time to be a part of our team as we invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Our values guide our work. Want to join us?

We are safe.

We are here for our customers.

We are one team.

We include everyone.

We act with integrity and respect.

We are forward thinking.

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

We include everyone. We welcome applications from anyone, including members of visible minorities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

We are also happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and while working at BC Hydro. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at Recruitmenthelp@BCHydro.com

Flexible work model role definitions


Our four role types identify the degree of flexibility an employee could have to work from home based on the type of work they do. The flexibility for an individual job is up to the manager for each position and the operational requirements. Employees also have the right to work full-time from the office if they prefer. All of our roles require at least some in-person time.

IBEW/Field – No option to work from home

Resident – Works primarily (4+ days per week) in the office.

Hybrid – May be able to work from home up to 3 days per week.

Remote – Works from home 4+ days per week

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