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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:

Human Resources

Kativik Regional Government

P.O. Box 9

Kuujjuaq QC  J0M 1C0

Tel.: 819-964-2961         Fax: 819-964-2619

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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.

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