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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$84,011.00 per annum, 40 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
24 May 2019

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.

Reporting to the Facility Maintenance Officer and the Chief Operating Engineer, the Electrician performs preventative maintenance inspections, services and repairs to ensure the performance of facility systems, subsystems and components in all facilities within the designated area. The goal is increased efficiency, reliability, safety and maximization of facility system, subsystem and component service life.

Through the provision of preventative maintenance services, the Electrician provides the day-to-day checks, the legislative and code-required monitoring, testing, servicing, and inspection of facility systems, sub-systems and components and to ensure they are performing as intended and reach their planned service life. Through the provision of repair services, the Electrician fixes or replaces broken, worn or faulty components as required to address issues that are identified through the course of regular preventative maintenance inspections.

The successful candidate will have a Certification as a Red Seal Journeymen Electrician, along with five (5) years of experience in the trade as a member. Experience with a variety of building types and sizes or municipal works is required. You must provide a copy of your Class 5 driver’s license prior to appointment as it is a condition of employment. Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management systems, experience related cold climate construction and experience working in a cross cultural environment will be considered as assets.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in Inuktitut/Inuinnaqtun is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.         

Department of Human Resources (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 1000, Station 430 Iqaluit, Nunavut  X0A 0H0    
Phone: 867-975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993    
Fax: 867-975-6220