Director, Engineering & Capital Projects

Director, Engineering & Capital Projects
Location: Whitehorse, YT

Established in 1987, Yukon Energy is a publicly owned electrical utility that operates as a business, at arms length from the Yukon government; it is the main generator and transmitter of electrical energy in Yukon. Working with its parent company Yukon Development Corporation, Yukon Energy provides Yukoners with safe and reliable power.

The opportunity exists for a seasoned engineering professional to join Yukon Energy as the Director, Engineering & Capital Projects. Reporting and working closely with a progressive and forward-thinking President & Chief Executive Officer, the Director, Engineering and Capital Projects will be responsible for providing the strategic direction and leadership of Yukon Energy’s capital projects program, as well as providing engineering support for the corporation’s operations and planning functions. As a member of the Senior Management team, the incumbent will play a key role in developing and executing corporate goals, financial and business plans, and strategies to achieve the corporate mandate. 

The ideal candidate will have a track record of success as a senior engineering leader within the energy and power production sector, Alternatively, may have led teams within primary industries such as oil and gas, mining, or forestry. The individual will bring excellent project management experience with specific accomplishments in capital project planning and execution, engineering support and asset management to oversee the successful execution of Yukon Energy’s major capital projects.

Located in the capital of Canada’s 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 with Yukon Energy.

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