The average hourly pay for a Journeyman Lineman in Canada is C$41.09.
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Job Description for Journeyman Lineman
Journeyman linemen work with the installation and maintenance of electrical power lines (both buried and above-ground), transformers, and other related equipment. They may also maintain electrical installments, such as city lights and stop lights. Periodic testing and maintenance of equipment and the use of power tools are often necessary for this position. This job often requires climbing electrical poles, so it is important to have physical strength and comfort working at heights. It may occa…Read more
Journeyman Lineman Tasks
- Operate, maintain, and build electrical systems.
- Trim trees and remove obstacles.
- Install and maintain wires, insulation, transformers, and other equipment.
- Create infrastructure for electrical systems, such as towers, poles, underground tunnels, and substations.
- Supervise and inspect work done by others for safety and quality.
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Pay by Experience Level for Journeyman Lineman
An early career Journeyman Lineman with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$35.00 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Journeyman Lineman with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$40.77 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Journeyman Lineman with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$44.51 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$40.
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Employees with Journeyman Lineman in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 21.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Winnipeg, Manitoba (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (1.1% less).
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