Manager, Civil Engineering & Projects

Manage interesting and significant projects, from concept through commissioning and Yukon Energy’s Dam Safety Program

Be part of the ongoing growth of Yukon Energy through managing a variety of capital projects and civil engineering work while maintaining a safe, reliable and sustainable supply of electricity by ensuring our hydro facilities and structures are in compliance with guidelines and regulations.

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 $144,690 (base salary and allowances). You’ll have a graduate degree in civil engineering with structural experience and must be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in Yukon. A minimum of ten years of related utility experience with strong design experience in structural and hydro dam engineering is required.

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 outcomesR
  • esponsibility for dam safety in all of the hydro facilities
  • 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.