Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer – work with a dynamic team to maintain and build electrical utility assets to help meet the future electricity requirements of Yukon.

Help plan the energy future of Yukon. Plan, organize and direct electrical utility projects from concept through commissioning. Perform electrical engineering work in all aspects of power generation and transmission to maintain a reliable and sustainably supply of electricity to our cutomers .

THE COMPANY:

Yukon Energy is the main generator and transmitter of electrical energy in the Territory. We are a renewable company with 97% of our electricity coming from hydro and we were the first northern utility and only the fifth in Canada to receive a Sustainable Electricity CompanyTM designation from the Canadian Electricity Association.  

THE POSITION:

Permanent, fulltime and based in Whitehorse Yukon, the annual salary maximum is $126,042 (base salary and allowances). You’ll have a graduate degree in electrical engineering and must be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in Yukon with a minimum of four years of related utility experience. A combination of experience and education will be considered.

THE LOCATION:

Yukon is a perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts and for raising a family. Whitehorse, the capital, has the amenities of a city, while maintaining a small-town atmosphere. There is a vibrant arts and culture community, theaters, restaurants, outstanding coffee shops and sports opportunities for young and old alike. The excellent school system offers English and French instruction to the college level. Multiple daily flights will get you to Vancouver in two hours and Edmonton or Calgary in less than three hours on scheduled days.

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?

  • Competitive compensation and excellent benefits
  • Four weeks paid vacation
  • An opportunity to work on varied, challenging projects with rewarding outcomes
  • Respectful and positive environment 

To apply, submit a covering letter and resume to Human Resources via email at hr@yec.yk.ca.

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