Casual LNG Plant Operator, Whitehorse

Yukon Energy is the main generator and transmitter of electrical energy in the territory. We are a renewable company with more than 90 per cent of our electricity coming from hydro. We were the first northern utility and only the fifth in Canada to receive a Sustainable Electricity CompanyTM designation from the Canadian Electricity Association. We operate on the Traditional Territories of Yukon's 14 First Nations. 

Our liquefied natural gas (LNG) Plant Operators work as part of the Mechanical Maintenance team and are responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the LNG offloading process, all the respective auxiliary equipment and may be required to provide maintenance of process equipment. 

THE POSITION:

Casual in Whitehorse, Yukon. See the full job description.

THE LOCATION:

Yukon is a perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts and for raising a family. Wilderness adventures start right on your doorstep with canoeing, hiking and fishing opportunities available nearby. Multiple daily flights out of Whitehorse will get you to Vancouver in two hours and Edmonton or Calgary in less than three hours on scheduled days. 

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED:

  • Education at the grade 12 level plus some vocational training with cryogenic liquid and vapor handling equipment, and several years of previous related work experience.
  • Strong client service orientation.
  • Knowledge of Windows based computer software programs
  • A valid First-Aid Certificate
  • Ability to work in a team and cross-cultural environment. 

This position works in proximity to liquefied natural gas with exposure to cryogenic equipment and liquids in the plant environment. You may also be exposed to inclement weather while working outside. 

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU:

We offer a competitive starting rate and the opportunity to grow your career in a fast paced, challenging environment. 

Yukon Energy values diversity in the workplace. We strive to achieve a skilled workforce that is representative of the population we serve, and we are committed to the employment and career development of Yukon First Nations citizens. First Nations candidates are encouraged to self-declare.

We are seeking to fill several Casual LNG Plant Operator positions. To apply, submit a covering letter and resume to Ed Peake at ed.peake@yec.yk.ca. The posting will remain open until all positions are filled.