Millwright

The opportunity: Permanent, Full-Time Position in Whitehorse, Yukon. See the full job description.

What will you do?

The Millwright works in a team-based environment and performs Journeyperson millwright / mechanical duties. The work includes installing, repairing and performing general maintenance on various pieces of electrical generating units including hydro, diesel and LNG units and their respective auxiliary equipment.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Journeyperson certification as a Millwright with welding experience, or related trade experience
  • Several years previous millwright experience, including experience in power generation environment
  • Knowledge of Windows-based computer software applications
  • Certification in WHMIS, TDG and rigging and hoisting
  • Strong client service orientation and good interpersonal skills
  • A proven track record and commitment to working safely
  • A valid class 3 drivers’ license with air endorsement
  • A valid First Aid certificate
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas

What’s in it for you?

You will be part of a team enabling Yukon’s prosperity with sustainable, cost-effective and reliable electricity. We thrive on the challenge to work safely, to be accountable, working together to deliver professional service to internal and external customers. We care about each other and being good corporate citizens.

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 career development of Yukon First Nation citizens. First Nation candidates are encouraged to self-declare.

Competitive Compensation

What are the working conditions?

This position requires regular travel throughout the territory and periods of stand-by coverage.

How to apply

To apply, submit a covering letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@yec.yk.ca. Resumes and cover letters will be accepted until the position is filled. We appreciate all responses however only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada for any employer.