Journeyman Electrician

Job Number: 2011-21
Department: Operations
Location: Rankin Inlet
Job Type: Full Time
Professional Areas: Operations


Qulliq Energy Corporation

Rankin Inlet, 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.

Reporting to the Regional Maintenance Supervisor, the Electrician will be responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical generation and control equipment, along with auxiliary equipment such as electric motors, transformers, relays and other electrical systems. 

Duties and Responsibilities include:

Maintain regional electrical systems, AC and DC, in remote Diesel Generation Stations

  • Assist in the overhauls of diesel electric generating sets
  • Complete system maintenance as per Corporate standards and guidelines
  • Read, interpret and update electrical drawings and schematics
  • Perform routine tests of various electrical equipment
  • Administrative responsibilities such as trip reports, inventories, incident reports, work plans and materials management
  • Provide support and training to apprentices in all facets of the electrician trade
  • Provide assistance to other trades, as required

Required Qualifications include:

Journeyman Industrial or Power Systems Electrician Inter-Provincial Trade Certification

  • Experience with Allen Bradley programmable controllers
  • Direct experience with Diesel Plant electrical maintenance
  • Valid Class 5 drivers license and a clean driver’s abstract
  • Familiarity with Federal and Territorial safety regulations and practices
  • Ability to work as a team member and adapt to changing tasks and locations
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

Desirable Skills and Experience include:

Experience with VFD’s and use of AutoCAD

  • First Aid Certification
  • Experience working in remote locations
  • Computer skills

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 including comprehensive benefits package, Northern Location Allowance of $18,517.00 per annum and relocation assistance.    

Apply in writing to the Corporate Human Resources Leader by December 23, 2011:

Qulliq Energy Corporation
P.O. Box 420
Baker Lake, NU   X0C 0A0

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

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