Electrical Technologist

Job Number: 2011-14
Department: Operations
Location: Iqaluit
Job Type: Full Time
Professional Areas: Operations

ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGIST - Operations            

Qulliq Energy Corporation

Iqaluit, NU


Headquartered in Baker Lake, Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) is committed to supplying safe, reliable and efficient energy to the citizens of Nunavut. We generate electricity under the trade name of Nunavut Power, and research alternative energy options in order to meet the long-term needs for power of all Nunavummiut.


The Electrical Technologist – Operations maintains, troubleshoots, repairs, and designs automation and controls for diesel engines and protection circuits.  The Electrical Technologist also updates and maintains all SCADA systems across Nunavut.


The work is structured by the Canadian electrical code and related standards, lock out/tag out and similar procedures, safety handbook and corporate/Government of Nunavut financial management, HR, Purchasing policies and procedures. 


Duties and Responsibilities include:


  • Designs and implements new PLC programming
  • In cooperation with the Engineering department reviews and provides solutions to ongoing issues with the control systems
  • Writes programming specifications and prepares documentation to support changes, upgrades or new installations
  • Reviews automation process and ensures control systems meet plant specifications
  • Investigates component failures to find cause and institute corrective action
  • Works with project team to provide support on capital projects and with mechanics & plant superintendent to ensure proper installations and processes are followed
  • Maintains equipment to ensure efficient operation of the system to reduce the costs to repairs while ensuring reliable service to customers and to provide safety in the plant operations
  • Assists in the development of project proposals


Required Qualifications include:


  • Three (3) year Electrical Technologist Certificate
  • Five (5) years experience including experience with high voltage, bulk power distribution/transmission


Desirable Skills and Experience include:


  • Experience working in remote locations
  • Experience in full scope project management
  • Background in diesel generated power or control systems
  • Ability to prepare and submit proposals to senior management
  • Two (2) year experience in designing and costing projects


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


If you are looking for an interesting career with a solid organization, we offer competitive salary to commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including location allowance of $15,016.00 per annum and relocation assistance.    


Apply in writing to position using this web posting solution or to:        

Human Resources Leader
Qulliq Energy Corporation
P.O. Box 420
Baker Lake, NU   X0C 0A0
Fax:  (867) 793-4069
E-Mail:  hrmail@npc.nu.ca


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

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