Plant Operator: 1-Year Term

The Plant Operator participates as a member of the Hydro Maintenance team and is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the electrical generating units, plants, and their respective auxiliary equipment. This position works as the operating authority when on duty. This position also works a rotating shift that may require working on weekends and statutory holidays as well as periods of stand-by coverage.


One-year term.

Full-time and based in Whitehorse, Yukon. See the full job description.


  • Knowledge at the grade 12 level plus some vocational training in mechanical maintenance and operation of heavy equipment and several years of previous related work experience.
  • A proven track record and commitment to safe procedures and encouraging a safe work environment.
  • Solid knowledge of Windows based computer software applications.
  • A valid Yukon class 5 Driver’s License.
  • A valid First Aid certificate.


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: $36.37 - $43.43 (plus allowances)


Submit a covering letter and resume to by 5:00 pm July 4, 2022.

We thank all candidates for applying but only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada for any employer.