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Manager, Facilities Engineering

Rankin Inlet
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This employment opportunity is restricted to Government of Nunavut employees ONLY.
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Closing Date: 
Friday, June 25, 2021 - 12:00am

This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Government of Nunavut employees ONLY.

Reporting to the Director of Transportation, Policy & Planning, the Manager of Facilities Engineering will manage the implementation of transportation infrastructure projects in Nunavut; will plan and implement a Facility Management Program; and will provide consultative advice about facility design, construction and operation to ensure that the facilities are constructed, operated and maintained in a safe and efficient manner that meets the needs of northern air travellers and air carriers; regulatory agencies; marine service providers; the fishing and harvesting industries; the tourism industry; and Nunavummiut in general, while adhering to National and International Standards for airports, marine facilities, and roads; as well as National and Territorial building codes and Government of Nunavut and Departmental policies and guidelines.

The Manager, Facilities Engineering is responsible for ensuring that transportation infrastructure projects, including airport facilities, marine facilities, and roads are planned and delivered in a manner which advances the objectives of the Nunavut Transportation Strategy while meeting the financial and reporting requirements of the department, the Government of Nunavut, and third-party funding agencies.

Long term plans dictate the location, size, capacity, security and costs of transportation infrastructure and the integration of air, land, and surface modes of transportation into a larger transportation system. The integrity and efficiency of the transportation system has a direct impact on a variety of stakeholders including community residents, transport carriers, territorial and federal transportation agencies, commercial users, and the traveling public.

The education and experience required for this position would normally be acquired with the completion of a Degree in Civil Engineering with specialization in Transportation Planning and 10 years of experience in progressively responsible positions, (2 of which years were spent in Arctic/Northern environments working in a cross-cultural environment) and 5 years in building planning, design and project implementation.

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

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.


If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • 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 Inuit. 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.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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