Compensation by complexity level according to selected breakdowns in Québec in 2017 – Maintenance electrician (506)

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Sector Weekly regular work hours Pay scales Annual salary Hourly salary Total compensation1

Minimum Normal Maximum



h $ $/h

All of Québec
Level 1 x ... ... x x x
Level 2 38,9 ... ... 62 426 30,78 48,03
Level 3 39,5 ... ... 61 791 29,93 46,15
Public sector2
Level 1 x ... ... x x x
Level 2 38,3 ... ... 57 511 28,89 46,03
Level 3 39,3 ... ... 60 460 29,44 45,47
Private sector
Level 1 x ... ... x x x
Level 2 39,5 ... ... 66 872 32,48 49,72
Level 3 39,9 ... ... 63 892 30,70 47,17
Private sector, unionized
Level 1 x ... ... x x x
Level 2 39,4 ... ... 69 260 33,66 52,70
Level 3 x ... ... x x x
Private sector, non-unionized
Level 1 x ... ... x x x
Level 2 39,6 ... ... 57 723 27,97 38,45
Level 3 x ... ... x x x
Private sector, 200–499 employees
Level 1 x ... ... x x x
Level 2 40,2 ... ... 65 687 31,24 44,74
Level 3 x ... ... x x x
Private sector, 500 and more employees
Level 1 x ... ... x x x
Level 2 39,4 ... ... 67 063 32,68 50,54
Level 3 x ... ... x x x
Manufacturing
Level 1 x ... ... x x x
Level 2 39,4 ... ... 68 233 33,24 51,34
Level 3 x ... ... x x x
  

... Labourers are mostly paid according to a set rate.
1. For more information about the equation, see the chapter called "La méthodologie" in the report Rémunération des salariés. État et évolution comparés, 2017.
2. Comprises the Québec government (Québec civil service and the public education, health and social service networks) and the "other public" sector (municipal government [25 000 or more inhabitants], public enterprises of the three levels of government, universities and federal government employees in Québec).
  
Source: Québec survey on total compensation. 2017 Data collection.
 
February 21, 2018
     

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Summary of responsibilities

The Maintenance electrician installs, repairs and maintains electrical systems for public electrical distribution networks. Main duties: handles all installations and connections as well as problem detection and identification relating to the rebuilding, modification, repair and maintenance of all types of electrical systems; installs electrical entries of all voltages and amperages; assembles distribution panels.

Education requirement

Diploma of Vocational Studies (DEP) with a specialization in construction electricity, or the equivalent recognized by the appropriate authority

Condition of employment

Hold or be in the process of obtaining a competency certificate (licence A or C) issued by the Ministre de lEmploi et de la Solidarit sociale or by the Commission de la construction du Québec

Minimum experience generally required by level of complexity

  • Level 1: None
  • Level 2: 4 years
  • Level 3: 6 years

Examples of job titles

  • Electrician
  • Building electrician
  • Plant maintenance electrician
  • Network electrician
  • Power plant electrician
  • Chief electrician

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To be included in this job

  • Apprentice electrician

To be excluded from this job

  • Household appliance repairman
  • Coil winder
  • Power electrician
  • Electricians working on trains
  • Lineman
  • Jobs in electronics requiring a Diploma of College Studies (DEC)