ENMAX

Calgary (406 technicians, journeymen, operators, inspectors, warehouse, utility workers) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local 254

ENMAX
Click here to view the original collective agreement.

Renewal agreement: Effective Jan. 1, 2018 to Dec. 31, 2021. Ratified on June 24, 2019. Signed on June 13, 2019.

Shift premium: When utility worker has been assigned employee-in-charge duties or additional responsibilities above utility worker duties, employee will receive ground person rate of pay. 5% when employee who is temporarily assigned to job which is outside scope of agreement. 1 hour of extra pay for employees working Saturday, Sunday shifts. $1.14 per hour shift differential for all hours worked between 3 p.m. and 7 a.m. for employees working straight or rotating shifts on full-time basis; $1.95 per hour shift differential for all hours worked between 3 p.m. and 7 a.m. for employees who are temporarily scheduled to work shift work. $2 per hour for employee who works in 30.5-metre aerial device.

Paid holidays: 12 days.

Vacations with pay: 3 weeks or 120 hours to start, 4 weeks or 160 hours after 8 years, 5 weeks or 200 hours after 17 years, 6 weeks or 240 hours after 25 years, 7 weeks or 280 hours after 30 years. Employees may elect to be paid out maximum 50% of total banked vacation once per calendar year.

Overtime: Paid at double time.

Meal allowance: One-half hour paid lunch break after 2 hours of overtime and each subsequent 4 hours of overtime worked thereafter. Time may be banked, maximum 160 hours.

Pension: ENMAX pension plan.

Bereavement leave: 4 days for death in immediate family (parent, sibling, spouse, common-law spouse, child, parent-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, grandparent (including spouse’s), grandchild, guardian, steprelatives at same levels, dependent relative living in employee’s household). Maximum 3 additional days for extended travel.

Call-in pay: Minimum 2 hours of pay at double time or hours worked at double time, whichever is greater; minimum 3 hours of pay at double time if employee is called out for work between midnight and beginning of employee’s regularly scheduled day shift.

Probationary period: 6 months.

Discipline: Sunset clause is 24 months for documents relative to discipline, counseling or grievances.

Severance: 2 weeks’ pay for each year of service to start; 2.5 weeks’ pay for each year of service, maximum 52 weeks.

Safety shoes: $250 per year or $500 every 2 two years, which includes purchase or repair of CSA-approved footwear for routine-exposure employees (those who spend 50% or more time in field); $75 per year or $300 every 4 two years, which includes purchase or repair of CSA-approved footwear for non-routine-exposure employees (those who spend 50% or less time in field).

Uniforms/clothing: Employer will provide safety belts (body and pole), spurs, protective headgear (linings), leather work gloves, rubber gloves or mitts and bag, leather protectors for rubber gloves or mitts, rainwear, rubber boots, goggles. Employer will provide protective/flame-resistant clothing for employees who work on underground cable crews, in transformer room crews, on painting crews, on station crews (oil work); will provide temporary issue on dirty jobs.

Tool allowance: Personal tools, when worn out or damaged on job, will be repaired or replaced by employer.

Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 3.5% increase):

Apprentices

Powerline technician

First-year (60% of journeyman rate): $33.32 rising 3 steps to $34.49

First-year rate when transferring from utility worker: $33.74 rising 3 steps to $34.94

Second-year (65% of journeyman rate): $36.09 rising 3 steps to $37.37

Third-year (75% of journeyman rate): $41.65 rising 3 steps to $43.12

Fourth-year (85% of journeyman rate): $47.20 rising 3 steps to $48.87

Coordinator (PLT)(PSE): $62.28 rising 3 steps to $64.47

Coordinators (telecommunications): $62.28 rising 3 steps to $64.47

Field execution planner (PLT)(PSE): $62.28 rising 3 steps to $64.47

System operator (PLT)(PSE)/control centre trainer: $61.16 rising 3 steps to $63.32

Senior line inspector (PLT): $60.19 rising 3 steps to $62.31

Scheduler (PLT)(PSE): $60.19 rising 3 steps to $62.31

Quality inspector (PSE): $59.50 rising 3 steps to $61.60

Cable-splicer crew leader: $59.50 rising 3 steps to $61.60

Training advisor (Trades) (PLT/PSE): $59.50 rising 3 steps to $61.60

Work methods advisor (trades) (PLT/PSE): $59.50 rising 3 steps to $61.60

Electrical construction planner: $59.40 rising 3 steps to $61.50

System operations planner (PLT)(PSE): $59.40 rising 3 steps to $61.50

Project leader (PLT)(PSE): $58.55 rising 3 steps to $60.62

Project inspector electrical (PLT)(PSE): $58.55 rising 3 steps to $60.62

Quality assurance inspector (trade support): $46.58 rising 3 steps to $48.23

Coordinator (trade support): $46.58 rising 3 steps to $48.23

Warehouse coordinator: $46.58 rising 3 steps to $48.23

Field execution planner (non-trades): $46.58 rising 3 steps to $48.23

Training advisor (trade support): $44.73 rising 3 steps to $46.31

Work-methods advisor (trade support): $44.73 rising 3 steps to $46.31

Senior works inspector: $43.65 rising 3 steps to $45.19

Project leader (trade support): $43.65 rising 3 steps to $45.19

Vehicle maintenance organizer: $43.65 rising 3 steps to $45.19

Safety advocate OHS (trade support): $43.65 rising 3 steps to $45.19

Lead-hand (trade support): $42.44 rising 3 steps to $43.94

Works inspector: $41.74 rising 3 steps to $43.94

Journeyman mobile boom-truck operator (MBTO): $41.62 rising 3 steps to $43.08

Maintainer: $41.62 rising 3 steps to $43.08

Maintainer (UTT): $41.62 rising 3 steps to $43.08

Maintainer (LRT): $41.62 rising 3 steps to $43.08

Maintainer (minor service orders): $41.62 rising 3 steps to $43.08

Meterer 4: $39.28 rising 3 steps to $40.67

Material handler rubber lab: $39.28 rising 3 steps to $40.67

Material handler: $38.22 rising 3 steps to $39.57

Site assessor: $38.22 rising 3 steps to $39.57

Cable trencher: $38.12 rising 3 steps to $39.46

Meterer 3: $37.38 rising 3 steps to $38.70

Ground person: $37.37 rising 3 steps to $38.69

Meterer 2: $36.09 rising 3 steps to $37.36

Warehouse/utility worker: $35.98 rising 3 steps to $37.25

Truck driver: $35.90 rising 3 steps to $37.17

Meterer 1: $34.60 rising 3 steps to $35.82

Utility worker step 1: $30.37 rising 3 steps to $31.45

Utility worker step 2: $33.74 rising 3 steps to $34.94

Construction labourers: $23.30 rising 3 steps to $24.12

Editor’s notes: Standby: 1 hour at journeyman-powerline technician rate for standby occurring on regular workday; 2 hours at journeyman-powerline technician rate of pay for standby occurring on scheduled day of rest; 3 hours at journeyman-powerline technician rate of pay for standby occurring on statutory holidays. Safety eyewear: CSA prescription safety eyewear will be provided at no cost to eligible employees. NERC certification: 1-time lump-sum payment of $2,000 upon successful completion of North American Electric Reliability Corporation certification.

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