Maintenance Electrician

The Opportunity: Maintenance Electrician
Permanent, Full-Time bargaining unit position, based out of Whitehorse, Yukon.

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Who we are: Yukon Energy is the main generator and transmitter of electrical energy in the territory. Our plant facilities are on the Traditional Territory of Yukon First Nations. There are 14 First Nations in the territory, and we are proud to work within these Traditional Territories in all our business operations.


What will you do: Participates as a member of the Electrical Maintenance team and performs Journey level electrician work in the installation, repair and maintenance of various pieces of electrical generation and control equipment in a safe, reliable and efficient manner. This includes electrical maintenance of hydro, diesel, Liquified Natural Gas, substations, switchgear, auxiliary equipment as well as SCADA and telecommunications equipment. All work shall be carried out and properly documented in accordance with the Canadian electrical code and Yukon Energy’s policies, guidelines and procedures.


What you need to succeed:

  • Journeyed Power Systems Electrician or journeyed Electrician with several years previous related experience.
  • Knowledge of Windows based computer software applications, including manufacture specific software.
  • Certification in WHIMS, TDG and rigging and hoisting.
  • Strong client service orientation with good interpersonal skills.
  • A proven track record and commitment to safe procedures and encouraging a safe work environment.
  • Proven troubleshooting skills.
  • A valid class-5 driver’s license.
  • A valid First Aid certificate.
  • Ability to work in a team and cross-cultural environment.

What is in it for you: We offer a competitive starting rate and the opportunity to grow your career experience 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 professional development of Yukon First Nations citizens. First Nations candidates are encouraged to self-declare.


Compensation: Level 8: $44.15- $52.72 per hour (includes base salary plus northern allowances).


Apply: Visit Recruitment (adp.com). If you have questions, please contact People & Culture via email at hr@yec.yk.ca. The posting will remain open until the position is filled.


Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada for any employer.


Date Posted: November 28, 2023