Director, Capital Projects

The opportunity

Director, Capital Projects

Full Time Permanent Position

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Who we are

Yukon Energy operates electricity generation, transmission and distribution systems across the Yukon on the Traditional Territories of multiple Yukon First Nations. Building and maintaining strong, respectful and productive relationships with Yukon First Nations is critical to the Corporation’s ongoing success. 

What you will do

This position is the lead for the Corporation’s Project Management Office and is responsible for providing project management direction for capital projects. The incumbent will manage the end-to-end process from proposals, detailed design, tendering, construction to commissioning and have overall responsibility for successful program delivery. The Director, Capital Projects plays a key role in supporting the delivery of corporate goals, financial and business plans, and strategies to achieve the corporate mandate and provides direct supervision to the capital program group.

What you need to succeed

  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) and/or Professional Engineering Designation (P.Eng.), eligible for registration with Engineers Yukon.
  • Progressive project management experience of 10 years or more, in the administration of increasingly significant projects. Preference for experience in an electrical utility.
  • MBA or BBA would be considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated skills in project management including budgeting, business process development, risk management and quality control.

What’s in it for you

We offer a competitive salary and benefit package and the challenge of working in a fast paced, evolving environment. 

Located in the capital of Canada’ spectacular Yukon territory, this is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic corporation where you will be a part of creating an electricity infrastructure for generations to come.

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 Nation Citizens. First Nations candidates are encouraged to self-declare.


To apply, submit a covering letter and resume to Human Resources via email at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

We thank all candidates for applying but only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada for any employer without employer sponsorship.