Plant Operator, Aishihik

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled worker to join our Thermal Maintenance team. The primary focus of this position will be the safe and efficient operation of the electrical generating units, plants, and their respective auxiliary equipment.

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THE WORKING CONDITIONS:

The Aishihik hydro plant, located about 110 kilometrers northwest of Whitehorse, has provided renewable electricity to Yukoners since 1975. The Aishihik facility is located a remarkable 110 metres underground. It is the first underground power plant North of the 60 parallel in the western world.

 WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED:

  • Knowledge at the grade 12 level plus some vocational training in light maintenance
  • Operation of heavy equipment, several years of previous related work experience
  • Knowledge of Windows-based computer software application
  • Rigging and Hoisting Certification
  • A valid Yukon lass 5 Driver’s Licence
  • A valid First Aid Certificate
  • Ability to work in a team and cross-cultural environment
  • Capacity to thrive while living and working alone in a remote environment

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: $30.79- $36.77 per hour; + Northern Bonus’, Location Allowance and company housing.

TO APPLY:

Submit a covering letter and resume to Human Resources via email at hr@yec.yk.ca.  Resumes and cover letters will be accpeted until the position is filled. 

We appreciate all responses, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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