APPLY BEFORE: MAY 8, 2013, 5:00 P.M.
Reporting to the Coordinator of the Transportation Department and working closely with the Assistant Director, the electrician's responsibilities include:
- Carry out maintenance on all electrical wiring systems and devices, including airport-related facilities.
- Troubleshoot and repair electrical wiring systems and devices.
- Refurbish existing facilities or extend their operational lifespan by installing new electrical devices.
- Verify malfunctioning equipment with testing devices, including ammeters and voltmeters.
- Inspect electrical equipment including motors, generators and circuit breakers for faults, as well as locate breakdowns and identify causes.
- Install power and control cables.
- Analyse, locate and resolve breakdowns with programmable controllers.
- Repair and replace electrical, mechanical, air-powered and hydraulic parts.
- Update existing drawings.
- Participate in the start-up and implementation of electrical and mechanical projects.
- Participate in the preparation and implementation of the preventive maintenance program and keep appropriate records.
- Inform his/her coordinator of all faults and equipment breakdowns, and make recommendations.
- Comply with safety rules.
- Plan work flow and comply with deadlines.
- Perform general building maintenance and repairs.
- Perform any other duty or other related task requested by his/her supervisor.
- Advise Transportation Department staff on various subjects related to electricity.
- Take operational decisions in emergency situations.
- Thorough knowledge of electricity and electronics theories, principles and practices as applied in industrial and commercial settings.
- Knowledge of maintenance practices and usage of test equipment such as oscilloscopes, cable fault locators, voltmeters and ammeters.
- Knowledge of alternating and direct current (AC and DC).
- Knowledge of theories and principles of electrical production of emergency power by diesel generator.
- Knowledge of electrical safety principles.
The selected candidate must:
- Possess a pertinent vocational or college studies diploma. Sound work experience will also be taken into account.
- Have a valid electrician's license (class C) and a valid Québec driver's license (class 5).
- Be able to communicate orally and in writing in at least two of the following languages: English, French or Inuktitut. (A working knowledge of Inuktitut is preferred.)
- Be prepared to travel throughout Nunavik.
- Work experience north of the 55th parallel is a definite asset.
Place of work: Kuujjuaq (and the other 13 northern villages)
Salary: Minimum: $37,813/year; maximum: $64,310/year (35 hours/week)
Other benefits: Room, board and incidentals (when travelling in one of the other 13 communities), group insurance, RRSP contribution, etc.
Please submit your résumé before 5:00 p.m., May 8, 2013, to:
Kativik Regional Government
P.O. Box 9
Kuujjuaq QC J0M 1C0
Tel.: 819-964-2961 Fax: 819-964-2619
The KRG is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with this and with the KRG Employees' Union–CSN collective agreement, conditions may vary to promote employment of Inuit candidates.