Project Manager

The Opportunity: Full Time Permanent Position

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Who we are: Yukon Energy operates electricity generation, transmission, and distribution systems across the Yukon on the Traditional Territories of multiple Yukon First Nations. Building and maintaining strong, respectful, and productive relationships with Yukon First Nations is critical to the Corporation’s ongoing success.

What will you do: Under the supervision of the Director, Capital Projects, the Project Manager is responsible to provide project management services to enable the safe and successful execution of capital projects from conception to completion. This includes the coordination, implementation and completion of assigned projects relating to new, refurbishment or replacement of the Corporations Utility assets. The successful candidate will have comprehensive knowledge of project life-cycle delivery, from proposal development, through design, estimating, bid phase, contracts and construction, commissioning, and closeout activities. The incumbent will have understanding of financial metrics and process of tracking scope, schedule, and budget progress of each project under their supervision. They will also have strong understanding of project risk and the incorporation of risk based contingencies and risk tracking through the project life-cycle. The position works closely with Engineering, Operations and Procurement staff to achieve project objectives.

What you need to succeed:

  • A Professional Engineer and/or Project Management Professional Certification would be an asset.
  • Min 5 years of project management experience
  • Previous work in power utilities would be an asset.
  • Proficient in project management tools and procedures.
  • Excellent understanding of construction methods, materials, techniques, and costing
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to travel 30% of the time and must comply with all relevant company travel and tax policies
  • Familiarity with utility-scale solar and/or wind energy projects
  • Proven leadership under project structure
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and conflict resolution skills
  • Familiarity with contractual terms and experience managing
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills

What’s in it for you: We offer a competitive salary and benefit package and the challenge of working in a fast paced, evolving environment.
Located in the capital of Canada’ spectacular Yukon Territory, this is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic corporation where you will be a part of creating an electricity infrastructure for generations to come.

To apply:

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 Nations candidates are encouraged to self-declare.
To apply, submit a covering letter and resume to People & Culture via email at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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 without employer sponsorship.

Date Posted: April 25, 2023