Casual Plant Operator, Faro

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Casal Plant Operator in Faro, Yukon. View the full job description.                  

THE COMPANY:

Yukon Energy is the main generator and transmitter of electrical energy in the territory. Our plant facilities are on the Traditional Territories of Yukon First Nations. There are 14 First Nations in the territory and we work within these Traditional Territories in all of our business operations. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

Reporting to the Leadhand, Mechanical Maintenance, the successful applicant will work as part of the Operations group and will assist with the safe and efficient operation of electrical generating units, plants and auxiliary equipment. The work will involve regular unit readings on generating and peripheral equipment, and providing assistance and support to other staff as required.

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED:

  • A High School diploma
  • Some vocational training and/or experience in the operation and light maintenance of power generation equipment
  • The ability to work unsupervised with a strong commitment to working safely
  • A valid Class 5 driver's licence
  • Good computer and interpersonal skills

An underfill will be considered.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Works in proximity to high voltage and spinning equipment. 
  • Exposure to plant environment. 
  • May be exposed to inclement weather while working outside. 

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, and working together to deliver professional service to internal and external customers. We care about each other and about 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. We are committed to the employment and career development of Yukon First Nation Citizens. First Nation candidates are encouraged to self-declare.

TO APPLY:

To apply, submit a covering letter and resume to Human Resources via email at hr@yec.yk.ca. The posting will remain open 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 employer.