Power Line Technician, Whitehorse

Working as part of the Transmission and Distribution team, you'll be primarily focused on the construction and maintenance of electrical transmission and distribution systems, including substations and street lights to maintain continuous and satisfactory service to customers. 

THE POSITION:

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

THE WORKING CONDITIONS:

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

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED:

  • Journeyperson certification as a PLT with rigging and hoisting certification, and several yeas of related experience.
  • Rubber gloves experience an asset.
  • Knowledge of Windows-based computer software applications
  • A proven record and commitment to working safely
  • A valid Class 1 Drivers Licence with air endorsement
  • A valid First Aid Certificate
  • Ability to collaborate 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.

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?

Competitive Compensation: $41.52 - $49.58 per hour; + Northern Bonus

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