Casual, On-Call Plant Operator, Dawson City

Yukon Energy is looking for individuals interested in working on a casual and on-call basis at our Dawson City facility. Our Plant Operators work as part of the Mechanical Maintenance team and are responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the electrical generating units: hydro, diesel and gas and their respective auxiliary equipment. The work will involve regular plant checks on generating and peripheral equipment; assisting in system restoration following a system disturbance; providing assistance and support to other staff as required.

This position involves heavy lifting, working at heights and in confined spaces. Shift work and some travel will be required.


Casual, On-call in Dawson City, Yukon. See the full job description.


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. 


  • A Grade 12 level education;
  • Some vocational training in light maintenance and operation of heavy equipment, and several years of related work experience; 
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Experience with Windows-based computer programs;
  • A valid Class 5 driver’s license;
  • WHMIS, confined space and first aid training would be an asset.


An eligibility list will be developed from this competition.

To apply, submit a covering letter and resume to Human Resources at

We appreciate all responses. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.