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Power Plant Assistant Salary
in British Columbia, Canada

$69,541 (CAD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Power Plant Assistant is $69,541 a year and $33 an hour in British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for a Power Plant Assistant is between $50,017 and $85,743. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Power Plant Assistant. 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

  • Compiles gauge readings and performs other tasks as directed by switchboard operator in electric-generating plant: records gauge and meter readings on switchboard and panelboards at specified intervals.
  • Opens and closes switches to regulate generation and flow of electric power.
  • Cleans and oils mechanical and electrical equipment and reports malfunctions, such as meter fluctuations, abnormal sounds, and overheating.
  • May assist in performing tests to diagnose and locate cause of equipment malfunction.
  • May work in substation that distributes and generates electric power and be designated substation operator helper, generation.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Power Plant Assistant Job Listings for British Columbia, Canada

Plant Maintenance Supervisor
Oct 30
Kamloops, BC, Canada
Rocla Concrete Tie Inc
Assist operation in training operators in the operation of new equipment. * Adheres to and promotes ... Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes and hand and power tools ...
Maintenance Engineer
Nov 2
To assist the Maintenance Coordinator as neccessary with annual outage planning and scheduling * To ... powered tools * Personal protective equipment is worn as appropriate for plant areas and job task ...