Manager Electrical Engineering

Manage interesting projects and a dynamic team working to meet electricity requirements of Yukon.

Be part of the on-going growth of Yukon Energy. Manage a team of engineers dedicated to the development of long-term electricity sustainability through capital project work and supporting current assets including hydro and thermal.

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 $149,000. You’ll be a registered professional electrical engineer with a minimum of ten years esperience in utilities including supervisory, technical and project management experience.

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
  • An opportunity to build, mentor and supervise a team of electrical engineers
  • 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.