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Determining the required licence

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1.7 Contractor – Telecommunications, transmission, transformation and distribution of electric power

This subclass authorizes construction work on electric power and telecommunication stations as well as overhead and underground lines for the transmission and distribution of electrical power or telecommunications.

It also authorizes construction work included in subclasses 3.1, 4.1, 5.1 and 6.1 of Schedule II, when said work is related to civil engineering works governed by this subclass. 

Furthermore, this subclass authorizes construction work included in subclass 1.6, but only to have said work carried out when it relates to civil engineering works governed by this subclass. 

Finally, it authorizes similar or related construction work. 

Additional explanations

This subclass authorizes, without exceeding the regulatory framework, construction work relating to:

  • towers and poles
  • cables and cable splices
  • wind turbine foundations or the complete erection of wind turbines  
  • grounding work and the modification or repair of electric transmission stations belonging to a distributor of electric power (Hydro-Québec). Construction and grounding work on private stations (ex: commercial buildings or plant) are governed by licence subclass 16.0, electrical contractor.   
  • work on an electrical station located within an electric power plant.   

This subclass also includes construction work relating to:

  • the excavation of ditches, the installation of pipes, pulling chambers, etc. 
  • the installation of underground counterweights and grounding.

This subclass authorizes its licence holder to carry out construction work included in the following subclasses when said work relates to civil engineering works governed by this subclass:  

  • 3.1 Concrete structures
  • 4.1 Masonry structures
  • 5.1 Metal structures and prefabricated concrete elements
  • 6.1 Wood structures
  • All work included in

If in doubt as to the applicable subclass, refer to the Keyword Index or contact us.

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