System Control Centre Operator 1

Yukon Energy is looking for a System Control Centre Operator to join our team in Whitehorse. In this role you'll play an important role in supporting a high energy and successful team of professionals charged with the safe, reliable and efficient management of our power grids. 

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:

Full-time position 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. 

YOU'RE THE IDEAL CANDIDATE IF YOU BRING THE FOLLOWING:

  • Power engineering, or journey electrical/mechanical/power line technician certification and several years related experience
  • Solid problem solving skills
  • Strong client service orientation with good interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Windows-based software applications
  • A valid class 5 drivers license
  • A valid first aid certificate
  • Ability to work in a team and cross-cultural environment

To apply, submit a covering letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@yec.yk.ca before 5 p.m. on July 10, 2019. 

We appreciate all responses. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.