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JOURNEYMAN DIESEL MECHANIC

Groups: 
Qulliq Energy Corporation
Community: 
Cambridge Bay
Reference number: 
QEC-17-033
Type of employment: 
Indeterminate
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Salary: 
$89,398 per annum
Northern Allowance: 
$19,716 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
20 October 2017

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Maintaining and repairing diesel engines, generators of various sizes and auxiliary equipment;
  • Completing and/or assisting with scheduled overhauls in a timely, professional manner;
  • Providing accurate assessments of equipment and diesel plants;
  • Troubleshooting mechanical problems both on-site and over the telephone;
  • Providing on-site solutions and/or program modifications to bring systems back online as quickly as possible, and liaising with stakeholders to find a permanent resolution;
  • Assisting with residual heating systems, and maintenance of wind-generated power systems;
  • Completing trip and other reports, and maintaining maintenance documentation;
  • Preparing required-parts lists for overhauls and inventories for each community;
  • Providing estimated labour data and ensuring valid travel for related overhauls;
  • Reviewing design and equipment specifications in cooperation with the Engineering department to ensure projects meet all regulatory and QEC compliance standards;

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Successful completion of four-year apprenticeship program;
  • Inter-provincial Journeyman Mechanic licence;
  • At least 5 years of journeyman experience in a related work environment (power plants, diesel locomotives, or marine applications);
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical problems and propose solutions;
  • Ability to interpret drawings, diagrams, and specifications of various types of mechanical equipment, including manufacturer's manuals and parts books;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and work with minimal supervision;
  • Understanding of electrical power generation and related equipment;
  • Eligibility for a valid NU Class 5 driver's licence; and
  • Ability to meet vehicle insurance requirements of QEC.

 

 

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Contact: 
Human Resources Manager (Qulliq Energy Corporation)

Human Resources
Qulliq Energy Corporation
P.O. Box 250
Iqaluit, NU
X0A 0H0.
E-mail: hr@qec.nu.ca