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Plant Operations Engineer

Community and Government Services
Rankin Inlet
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Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$82,368.00 per annum, 40 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$18,517.00 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
29 September 2017

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

The Plant Operation Engineer reports to the Maintenance Coordinator South.  The incumbent has the primary responsibility for the operation of a complex major regional health center.  This position involves the responsibility for the operation of 4 industrial sized boilers, steam generators, HEPA air filtration systems, a medical incinerator and a medical morgue.  In addition, this position is responsible for the medical gas system in the facility that provides critical oxygen and other gasses throughout the building.  The incumbent will be responsible for the monitoring and maintenance of the control systems, alarm systems and the remote monitoring systems. The Plant Operation Engineer has the duty of the on-going maintenance of the elevator system and ambulatory access doors.  The operating environment is much more critical and complex than an ordinary building requiring immediate response time and superior problem solving. 

To be invited for an interview, you must possess a 5th Class Stationary Engineer Certificate with several years’ experience working in large institutions, trouble shooting problems with heating and ventilations systems. Other key experience and competencies are; several years of experience as an Journeyman Plumber or Oil Heat Technician; Computer literate, familiar with Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Word; Working experience with DDC Controls; Maintenance experience in a hospital or very large institutional buildings; Knowledge of Northern building practices; Working knowledge of metric systems; WHMIS Certificate; Class 5 Drivers license.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

  • 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.
Department of Finance (Rankin Inlet)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 460, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut X0C 0G0
Phone: (867) 645-8065
Toll free: 1-800-933-3072
Fax: (867) 645-8097