"It's never boring. Our work scene always changes; it's wherever the powerline goes. So we could be anywhere from working on an underground line in a new sub-division; we could also be up a mountainside.

I think the line trade drew me in because I'm an adrenaline junkie and there's obviously a thrill to doing our job, which obviously ties in with my lifestyle.

I feel I'm needed. We're here to keep the lights on and keep everyone's power on, and it's a pretty satisfying feeling at the end of the day to be working for my province."

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I'm 2 1/2 feet away from 25,000 volts
When you're keeping the lights on for an entire province, it can be pretty satisfying work.