Protection and Control Systems Engineer

Be responsible for developing and implementing a Protection and Control Program including but not limited to the following: protection philosophies, asset registers, maintenance tasks and frequencies, procedures, logic descriptions, etc. Conduct systems protection studies and be extensively involved in project design and commissioning. Conduct power outage investigations to ensure the electrical system protection operates correctly, proposing, directing, and implementing corrective measures as required. Prepare detailed engineering designs; prepare construction contract document(s); evaluate bids; be responisible for the construction management and on-site inspections of electric utility projects; and perform engineering assignments required in connection with a wide range of electric utility activities. Be responsible from concept through design, construction and closeout of the project; cost estimates; prepare written reports for electric utility maintenance and construction programs associated with various projects and facilities.

THE COMPANY:

Yukon Energy is the main generator and transmitter of electrical energy in the territory. We are a renewable company with 94% of our electricity coming from hydro and we were the first northern utility and only the fifth in Canada to receive a Sustainable Electricity CompanyTM designation from the Canadian Electricity Association.  

THE POSITION:

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

THE LOCATION:

Yukon is a perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts and for raising a family. Wilderness adventures start right on your doorstep with canoeing, hiking and fishing opportunities available nearby. Multiple daily flights out of Whitehorse will get you to Vancouver in two hours and Edmonton or Calgary in less than three hours on scheduled days. 

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?

Competitive compensation, including Northern Allowance and Travel Benefit

Excellent benefits, including a Group Insurance Plan

Four weeks paid vacation to start

Group RRSP

Respectful and positive environment

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; only short-listed candidates will be contacted.