TL electrician

Last updated: February 27, 2023

The BC Public Service trade lead hand (TL) electrician is responsible for performing duties in a specific, skilled handicraft established under the Apprenticeship Act and requiring certification and vocational/apprenticeship training.


Positions included in the trades series are those in which one or more of the following activities are of primary importance:

  • Performing skilled journeyman level work within the scope of the trade in which they are qualified, according to standards of the corresponding trades established under the Apprenticeship Act, such as carpentry, electronics, mechanics, welding, electric maintenance and repair, bridgework
  • Carrying out assigned lead-hand activities related to a specific trade
  • Coordinating, directing and supervising a crew of trade journeymen


Excluded from this series are positions which perform skilled or semi-skilled work

  • Not identified in the Apprenticeship Act as a trade
  • Not requiring certification and/or vocational/apprenticeship training

Applicable job codes

Job code 704375
Salary plan GEU
Bargaining unit code 3


Grid 21, step 5

Rates effective April 9, 2023

Step Annual Monthly Bi-weekly Hourly
5 77,012.22 6,417.69 2,951.87 42.1696

Previous pay rates

Rates effective April 10, 2022

Step Annual Monthly Bi-weekly Hourly
5 72,142.65 6,011.89 2,765.22 39.5031

Rates effective April 11, 2021

Step Annual Monthly Bi-weekly Hourly
5 69,422.06 5,785.17 2,660.94 38.0134

Rates effective April 12, 2020

Step Annual Monthly Bi-weekly Hourly
5 68,060.72 5,671.73 2,608.76 37.2680