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Linemen's supplementary plan

The following occupations, specialties, and trades may obtain coverage from the supplementary insurance plan for line workers. Only hours worked on electricity transmission and distribution lines and communications networks (appendixes E1 to E4 of the civil engineering and roadwork sector) allow for coverage under this supplementary plan.

  • Watchman
  • Tensioner operator
  • Puller operator
  • Apprentice “T” erector
  • Apprentice lineman
  • General helper (lines)
  • Assembler
  • Blaster (lines)
  • Leader, cable-puller team (transmission, distribution, communications)
  • Truck driver (communications network)
  • Truck driver (digging)
  • Truck driver (lines)
  • Operator, heavy machines
  • Operator, light and medium-weight machines
  • Splicer (underground)
  • Splicer fuser (aerial) 
  • Splicer fuser (underground)
  • Trimmer
  • Driller (casing)
  • Driller (lines)
  • Crew leader (post digging and installation)
  • Equipment operator – slashers and backhoes (lines)
  • Heavy equipment mechanic (lines)
  • Lineman – 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th class (transmission, electricity)
  • T lineman (communications)
  • Fuser (fibre optics)
  • Lineman – 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th class (distribution)
  • Cable puller
  • Compressor operator
  • Welder (lines)
  • Surveyor (lines)
  • Surveyor class 2
  • Pile setter
  • Heavy equipment operator (lines)
  • Carpenter-joiner (lines)
  • Reinforcing steel erector (line installation)
  • Shovel operator (line installation)
  • Crane operator (line installation)
  • Crane operator/tower erection (lines)