Maintenance Mechanic

Employer:
Yukon Energy Corporation
Location:
Whitehorse, YT
2 Miles Canyon Road, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 6L4, Canada (Whitehorse, YT)
Duration:
Full time
Hours / week:
40 hours/week
Wage / Salary:
Not Disclosed
Date posted:
Closing date:

Description:

Maintenance Mechanic – Whitehorse, Yukon
The Opportunity: Permanent, Full Time Position
Yukon Energy is the main generator and transmitter of electrical energy in the territory. Our plant facilities
are on the Traditional Territory of Yukon First Nations. There are 14 First Nation in the territory and we
work within these Traditional Territories in all of our business operations.
What will you do?
The Maintenance Mechanic works in a team-based environment and performs Journeyperson
mechanical/millwright in the installation, repair and maintenance of various pieces of generating prime
movers (hydro diesel and wind plants) and auxiliary equipment in a safe, reliable and efficient manner.
What do you need to succeed?
 Journeyperson certification as a heavy equipment mechanic or millwright with welding experience
 Several years previous mechanical and millwright experience, including experience in power
generation environment
 Knowledge of Windows based computer software applications
 Certification in WHIM, TDG and rigging and hoisting
 Strong client service orientation and good interpersonal skills
 A proven track record and commitment to working safely
 A valid class 3 drivers’ license with air endorsement
 A valid First Aid certificate
 Ability to work in a team and cross cultural environment
What’s in it for you?
You will be part of a team enabling Yukon’s prosperity with sustainable, cost-effective and reliable
electricity. We thrive on the challenge to work safely, to be accountable, working together to deliver
professional service to internal and external customers. We care about each other and being good
corporate citizens.
Yukon Energy values diversity in the workplace. We strive to achieve a skilled workforce that is
representative of the population we serve, and we are committed to the employment and career
development of Yukon First Nation citizens. First Nation candidates are encouraged to self-declare.
Competitive Compensation
What are the working conditions?
This position requires regular travel throughout the territory and periods of stand-by coverage.
To apply, submit a covering letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@yec.yk.ca. Resumes and
cover letters will be accepted until the position is filled. We appreciate all responses however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada for any employer. 

Additional Information:
To apply:
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