Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) is a supra-municipal organization with jurisdiction over the territory of Québec located north of the 55th parallel. The KRG is currently seeking to recruit a professional candidate

(Permanent, Full-time)

Reporting to the Coordinator Infrastructure and Projects and working closely with the Assistant Director, the Electrician’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• 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 a variety of electrical reading devices
• 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 workflow and comply with deadlines.
• Advise Transportation Department staff on various subjects related to electricity.
• Take operational decisions in emergencies.
• Perform any other duty or other related task requested by his/her supervisor.


• 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, megohmmeters, 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.
• Knowledge of computer software, which includes Windows OS, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Excel


• Possess a pertinent vocational or college studies diploma. Sound work experience will also be taken into account;
• Airport/airfield lighting systems experience is a definite asset as well as ability to work with high voltage;
• Have a valid electrician’s license (class C excluding construction) and a valid driver’s license (Class 5);
• Good communication and writing skills in at least two of the following languages: Inuktitut, English or French;
• Be prepared to travel throughout the 14 airports in Nunavik;
• Work experience north of the 55th parallel is a definite asset.

Place of work: Nunavik, Quebec (North of 55th parallel)
Salary: Minimum $44,511 /year; maximum $75,701 /year (Class 8)
• Lodging and boarding when traveling in other communities paid by the Employer, meal and incidental expenses while traveling in Nunavik;
• Simplified Pension Plan: 6% employer, 4% employee
• Group Insurance;
• Vacations : 20 days;
• Statutory Holidays: 19 days

Please send your resume before 5pm eastern time of February 26, 2021 to:

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.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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