Apprentice PSE

AB, Canada
Posted On Jul 31 2020 Aug 30 2020

Detailed Job Description

CANA Energy is seeking self-motivated, reliable individuals to join our team for upcoming projects. The Apprentice Power Systems Electricians (PSE) work under the guidance of a Journeyman PSE to build their knowledge of high voltage equipment such as circuit breakers, transformers, switches and the control circuits for protection, indication and monitoring systems. The daily work involves gaining experience and understanding the installation of ground grids, erection of structural steel, assembly of power system equipment, cabling and wiring.



Work with the Journeyman PSE to install and maintain high voltage equipment such as transformers, voltage regulators, switches, circuit breakers, capacitors banks, PT’s, CT’s, protection and control equipment and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems in transmission and distribution substations

Learning to inspect and test installed electrical equipment and apparatus to locate electrical faults and check their operation, using volt meters, and other electrical test instruments and equipment

Learn to repair or replace fault electrical equipment and apparatus

Gain experience in completing test and maintenance reports


  • Registered Apprentice Power Systems Electrician
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License or Equivalent
  • Preference given to candidates with a Valid Class 2 Operators License
  • Ability to handle heavy equipment
  • Must work safely and follow safe work practice and procedures
  • Capable of working with precision instruments to “fine tune” equipment
  • Ability to understand the theoretical background of their work
  • Excellent organization and planning skills
  • Demonstrated work ethic and be committed to superior customer service
  • Capable of safely lifting heavy objects in excess of 25 kilograms


This position is Safety Sensitive. Success candidates must be able to pass a Physical Demands Analysis and Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol Assessment prior to employment.


Successful Candidates require the following traits:


  • Strong safety focus
  • Quick and willing learner who steps up to new challenges
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Able to work as part of a team and contribute to the team’s success
  • Highly motivated and proactive team member
  • Able to follow instructions and not afraid to ask questions or seek support
  • Punctuality and reliability



CANA has projects all over Western Canada. Travel and shift work may be required with this position. Be prepared for the possibility of travel throughout Alberta. CANA Energy operates year round and outdoors in all types of terrain and environments. All employees must have FR Personal Protective Equipment.




CANA offers a well-rounded compensation package that includes:


  • Competitive salary commensurate with candidates experience and skill set
  • Comprehensive benefits package including dental, optical and medical
  • Personal Protective Equipment Annual Allowance
  • In addition, CANA offers all its employees:


Strong commitment to safety in the workplace

Commitment to training and providing opportunities for career development


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