Electrical Engineer

Job Number: Electrical Engineer 132612
Department: Engineering
Location: Iqaluit
Job Type: Full Time
Professional Areas: Engineering


Qulliq Energy Corporation

Iqaluit, NU

Reporting to the Director of Engineering, the Electrical Engineer is responsible for the provision of detailed electrical design and technical support for capital and Operations & Maintenance projects from the conceptual stage through to commissioning. The incumbent is also be responsible for monitoring the technical quality of Engineers-In-Training and mentors their development.


Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Manages time efficiently to withstand stress due to high volume of work and conflicting priorities
  • Prepares tender specifications, tender documents, drawings and cost estimates for in-house projects
  • Manages tenders for capitals from preparation of RFP’s to recommending and/or selecting successful bids
  • Supervises the technical quality of the work of EIT’s
  • Liaise with consulting engineers and contractors in planning construction projects
  • Perform on-site inspections during construction projects
  • Participates in the development of corporate technical standards, procedures and policies
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of electrical engineering with respect to generating plant and equipment, construction methods, materials, contract law and engineering and safety codes


Required Qualifications include:

  • Electrical engineering degree with minimum 5 years related work experience
  • Eligible for membership with NAPEGG to practice as a Professional Engineer in Nunavut
  • Knowledge of all technical principals and practices relating to diesel generation planning, design and installation
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Above average interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills  
  • Ability to work as a team member and adapt to changing tasks
  • Adaptability and ability to work cross-culturally


Desirable Skills and Experience include:

  • Experience working in remote/isolated northern/aboriginal communities
  • Ability to speak and write in Inuktitut


Preference will be given to beneficiaries of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement


We offer a comprehensive salary & benefits package including location allowance of $15,016.00 per annum and relocation assistance.  This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union.


Apply in writing to:    Corporate HR Leader

                                  Qulliq Energy Corporation

                                  P.O. Box 420

                                  Baker Lake, NU   X0C 0A0

                                  Fax:  (867) 793-4069

                                  E-Mail:  hr@npc.nu.ca


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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