Indigenous power electrician pre-placement program
Hourly rate: $18.15
Our pre-placement training program is a 6-month program designed to provide Indigenous candidates with on-the-job training and academic upgrading to meet the minimum requirements to qualify and compete for a position in an upcoming power electrician recruitment.
Potential candidates must:
- be a high school graduate with 1 of the following subjects: Mathematics 40S (Applied or Pre-Calculus); Physics 40S; or English 40.
- possess a valid Province of Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s Licence; (intermediate or full);
- have good physical coordination and manual dexterity, and be able to lift heavy objects from a variety of physical positions while working at heights requiring bucket truck or ladder and while working in confined spaces;
- able to maintain a level of physical fitness and mental alertness appropriate for the duties you are performing;
- be capable of communicating effectively orally and in writing;
- have good hearing and accurate colour perception;
- have basic computer skills;
- be willing to acquire an approved set of personal hand tools;
- have a mechanical aptitude to satisfy all requirements of the position;
- be willing to attain the educational requirements;
- be willing to relocate to various locations within Manitoba.
Recruitment dates to be determined.
Applications must include the following information:
- current resumé and cover letter;
- high school transcript, and any post secondary school transcripts or training certificates;
- proof of Indigenous descent.
As part of the selection process, candidates will be required to write standardized aptitude tests that assess how well a candidate’s abilities match the requirements of the job. Candidates will also participate in a 1-day pre-employment skills assessment and trade orientation session which includes a panel interview, and provides candidates with the opportunity to demonstrate job-related skills such as following instructions, handling tools, measuring and cutting and following blueprints. To help you prepare see the Skills Assessment & Trades Orientation Physical Training Guide (PDF, 1.1 MB). Candidates selected for this session will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract.
There is no guarantee of ongoing employment at the completion of the pre-placement program.
If you are interested in this program, set up a job alert from your profile by selecting “Trades” as your area of interest and enter a few key words describing this program.