Electricity runs through veins of Drumheller family | DrumhellerMail
Last updateFri, 19 Apr 2024 5pm

Electricity runs through veins of Drumheller family

    Providing reliable and safe power to Alberta residents has become a tradition for one Drumheller family.
     Roger Ouellette put in 42 years of service in Drumheller for the electricity utility before he retired. His son Kevin Ouellette has been a serviceman for ATCO Electric for 29 years and a third generation, headed by Brett Ouellette, is a part of ATCO Electric as a lineman in Stettler with three years of  service.
    The youngest of the bunch, Brett Ouellette, is proving that he has the stuff to make it in the industry.
    Every year SaskPower sponsors a “Lineman Rodeo.” The event was in June in Saskatoon. Competitors from the four Western Provinces compete each year testing their ability on the job skill and proficiency. They come and compete in six categories, with events such as the Obstacle Pole Climb and Cross Arm Change.
     Brett came home from the competition with an armful of trophies. He was first place in the Apprentice category.

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