Service Provider Program

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Service Provider Program

We are committed to providing customers with reliable and efficient electrical services.

This new training program enables Certified Electrical Contractors to become NS Power Service Providers. The training teaches participants how to disconnect and remove residential meters, resulting in an even more reliable and efficient service for customers.

   

WHAT TO EXPECT WITH THe PROGRAM:


BENEFITS: 

  • Qualified to disconnect services at the weather head attached to buildings (applies to Electrical Services, 30 to 200amp, 120/240v, and single phase. Meter removal is for 30-200amp, 120/240v, self-contained 4 jaw meters.)
  • Ability to provide a one stop service for your customers with a more simplified process.
  • Opportunity to create your own comprehensive and competitive pricing with no additional service fees. 

REQUIREMENTS: 

Update: The annual fee for this program is $200.  Service Providers are only required to be on site to perform service disconnects and meter removal. Documents and Meter Box are to remain on site for Inspector verification.

  • This program must be completed every 3 years.
  • Work is to be completed by the NS Power Service Provider only. Permits must be requested for  the company you are registered with or for yourself. 
  • Compliance audits will be done annually. Inspector spot checks will be completed at random.
  • All Arc Flash equipment must be purchased and brought to the chosen session for verification.  
  • Proof of Liability Insurance: $1,000,000.
  • Proof of WCB
  • The required equipment and PPE includes:

    • Meter Removal Tool – $280
    • Meter Storage Box - $40
    • Arc Flash Face Shield – 8 cal Rating
    • Arc Flash Gloves (Recertified every 6 months) Class 0 glove with protective cover
    • Arch Flash Coveralls (Full body) – 8 cal rating

    PPE can be purchase from the following locations:

    Arc Flash Clothing can be purchased at Aucklands-Grainger, McLoughlans, Du Pont, Fastenal, Harris & Roome, Lumen, Wesco and Wearwell Garments.

     

    The Meter Removal Tool and the Meter Storage Box may be purchased from Nova Scotia Power during the training session.  

Please note: Existing certification will expire on August 31, 2019. After July 31, older certification numbers will be invalid.

Updated 2019 training Session SCHEDULE: 

Bridgewater: July 22, 2019

 Kentville: July 23, 2019

Truro: July 24, 2019

Sydney: July 25, 2019

Halifax: July 26, 2019

 

Questions?

For additional information see the FAQ section, if you have further questions please email nspower.ca

click here to download the 2019 registration form

To complete your registration, all required documents must be submitted. This includes your registration form, proof of insurance and proof of WCB.

Submit all forms to nspower.ca