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BC Hydro crew places first at international event

On Tuesday in Vancouver, power-line technicians Paul Kramer, Steve Lang and Chris Smith, were congratulated by BC Hydro president and CEO, Charles Reid (far right) and executive vice-president of Transmission and Distribution, Greg Reimer (far left), for placing first in the municipal division at the International Lineman’s Rodeo and Expo in Kansas City last fall.

More than 200 teams of power-line technicians from around the world participated in the competition. Timed events were designed to test the safe working practices of the power-line technicians who are typically responsible for maintaining the electrical system and restoring power during power outages.

BC Hydro lineman winners