Plant Operator - Aishihik

Yukon Energy Corporation
Aishihik , Aishihik, Yukon, Y1A 3R6, Canada (Champagne, YT)
Full time
Hours / week:
40 hours/week
Wage / Salary:
Not Disclosed
Date posted:
Closing date:


Plant Operator – Aishihik, Yukon

The Opportunity:  Permanent, Full Time Position - Position # 92-12:  Posting Date November 8, 2021


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 our business operations.

What will you do?

This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled worker to join our Thermal Maintenance team. The primary focus of this position will be the safe and efficient operation of the electrical generating units, plants, and their respective auxiliary equipment.


What do you need to succeed?

  • Knowledge at the grade 12 level plus some vocational training in light maintenance
  • Operation of heavy equipment, several years of previous related work experience
  • Knowledge of Windows based computer software application
  • Rigging and hoisting certification
  • A valid Yukon class driver’s license
  • A valid First Aid certificate
  • Ability to work in a team and cross-cultural environment
  • Capacity to thrive while living and working alone in a remote environment


What is 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:  $ 30.79- $36.77 per hour; + Northern Bonus’, Location Allowance and company housing.

What are the working conditions?


The Aishihik hydro plant, located about 110 kilometrers northwest of Whitehorse, has provided renewable electricity to Yukoners since 1975. The Aishihik facility is located a remarkable 110 metres underground. It is the first underground power plant north of the 60th parallel in the western world.


To apply, submit a covering letter and resume to Human Resources at

Resumes and cover letters will be accepted until the position is filled. We appreciate all responses however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada for any employer.

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