Powerline Technician - Whitehorse, YT

Yukon Energy Corporation
2 Miles Canyon Road, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 6S7, Canada (Whitehorse, YT)
Full time
Hours / week:
40 hours/week
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Date posted:
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The Opportunity: Permanent, Full Time Position - Position # 84-10: Posting Date November 2, 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 professional to join our Transmission and Distribution team. The primary focus of this position will be in the construction and maintenance of electrical transmission and distribution systems, including substations, and street light systems to maintain continuous and satisfactory service to customers.
What do you need to succeed?
• Journeyperson certification as a PLT with rigging and hoisting certification and several yeas of related experience.
• Rubber gloves experience an asset.
• Knowledge of Windows based computer software applications
• A proven record and commitment to working safely
• A valid class 1 drivers’ license with air endorsement
• A valid First Aid certificate
• Ability to collaborate with a team of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas
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: $52.71 - $62.36 per hour with Northern Bonus'; $1500 x 3 months for housing. Benefit Package.

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 short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada for any employer.

Additional Information:
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