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Pole Tester Salary
in British Columbia, Canada

$39,143 (CAD)

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The average pay for a Pole Tester is $39,143 a year and $19 an hour in British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for a Pole Tester is between $29,786 and $46,829. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in British Columbia, Canada.

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Job Summary

  • Inspects power line poles for rot or other deterioration: examines poles supporting power line.
  • Taps pole with hammer and listens for vibrations indicating internal decay.
  • Tests defective poles with probing bar or bores into poles with brace and bit or auger to determine extent of rot.
  • Drives wooden pegs into bored holes to seal against moisture, using hammer.
  • Prepares reports indicating condition and draws diagrams showing location of poles, with recommendations for pole replacement or type of treatment required to arrest rotting or restore poles.
  • Collects sample of unusual type of rot for laboratory analysis.
  • May estimate labor and materials costs of repairing or replacing poles.
  • May examine attachments to poles and report conditions hazardous to power line facilities.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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