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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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.
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