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6 months Temporary replacement (35 hours/week)

Apply Before: November 19, 2012 5:00 P.M.

Reporting to the coordinator of the Building Maintenance and Asset Management Section, the building maintenance electrician performs construction, installation, renovation and repair work on electrical equipment in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.


  • 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 their 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 supervisor of all faults and equipment breakdowns, and make recommendations;
  • comply with safety rules;
  • perform general building maintenance and repairs;
  • perform any other duty requested by his/her supervisor.


  • possess a vocational or college diploma in the field. Solid work experience will also be taken into consideration;
  • possess a valid electrician “C” licence and a valid class-5 driver’s licence;
  • possess five to eight years of relevant building-systems maintenance experience;
  • advise management and employees on various electrical-related topics;
  • possess a thorough knowledge of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems, plumbing, etc.;
  • be able to communicate verbally and in writing in at least two of the following languages: English, French and Inuktitut;
  • be able to plan his/her work and meet deadlines;
  • be capable of making emergency operational decisions.


  • demonstrate good professional conduct;
  • be able to summarize, simplify and transmit information;
  • possess excellent analysis and problem-solving skills;
  • be able to work independently as well as in a team;

Be reliable, autonomous, possess a great sense of initiative and communication skills and be willing to travel in all Nunavik.

Work schedule and place of work: 6-3 rotation schedule: 6 weeks working in the Northern Villages, followed by 3 weeks paid leave (52.5 hours weekly);

Place of work:
Nunavik, Québec

Salary: minimum $35,808 to maximum $60,899 annually (Class 8)

Other benefits: food allowance, annual-leave trips, cost-of-living differential, group insurance, RRSP, etc.

Forward your résumé before 5 p.m., November 19, 2012, to:

Human Resources Department

Kativik Regional Government

P.O. Box 9

Kuujjuaq QC J0M 1C0

Fax: 819-964-2975

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Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted in writing. The KRG is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with this and with the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement, conditions may vary to promote the employment of Inuit candidates.

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