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Qulliq Energy Corporation
Baker Lake
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Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$96,574 per annum
Northern Allowance: 
$24,381 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
30 March 2018

Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, the Plant Superintendent is responsible for maintaining safe and continuous power generation and distribution, integrating production and maintenance requirements of all mechanical and electrical equipment under his/her jurisdiction.

The position is also responsible for operating and monitoring the diesel powerhouse and associated systems to provide safe, reliable electrical service to Qulliq Energy customers in the community in a cost effective manner.


  • Operate the plant to provide most efficient use of equipment;
  • Request repair and/or replacement or emergency repairs as required;
  • Install new service drops, gather meter data and issue associated documentation to area accounts department;
  • Manage plant inventories including shipping, receiving and monitoring;
  • Provide information to Area Operations Supervisor or Operations Manager for preparation and submission of budget, variances and other performance measurements;
  • Compile raw data and summaries for Regional staff;
  • Receive customer orders for new service, disconnections and changes of ownership;
  • Respond to customer complaints and inquiries, take action to resolve related issues; and
  • Accept payments, transmit cash and initiate collection procedures.


  • High school education – minimum Grade 12;
  • A related journeyman certificate in the electrical/mechanical trades or equivalent configuration or related education and experience is desirable;
  • Experience in the production and distribution of power;
  • Manual skills to complete basic repairs;
  • Basic bookkeeping and administrative skills;
  • Computer skills would be an asset;
  • Must have a valid Class 5 Drivers License and meet vehicle insurance requirements of QEC; and
  • Ability to communicate in English and Inuktitut.

We offer a competitive starting salary of $96,574 per annum and a comprehensive benefits package, including a Northern Living Allowance of $24,381 per annum. This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union. Subsidized staff housing is not available.

Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit.

Apply in writing, by March 30th, 2018, to:

or by mail to: Human Resources, Qulliq Energy Corporation, P.O. Box 420, Baker Lake, NU X0C 0A0.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

  • 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.