JOURNEYMAN DIESEL MECHANIC
Nunavut Government 2 reviews - Cambridge Bay, NU
$90,293 - $108,763 a year
If you enjoy finding concrete solutions to engine problems and other complex situations, and you thrive in an environment where you generally control your own pace of work, this career opportunity is for you.
Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you will perform journeyperson-level mechanical work in support of diesel generators and associated support equipment, including engines, pumps, compressors, radiators, heat exchangers, lube oil systems, fuel oil systems, cooling systems, vehicles and other mechanical equipment. As a Diesel Mechanic, you will work in cooperation with Journeymen Electricians and Electrical Technologists to troubleshoot issues and/or engine overhauls, and will travel extensively, in small aircraft, to remote satellite plants in regional communities to perform equipment inspections, scheduled/preventive maintenance, installations and repairs.
This is not a rotational position. It is a full-time placement in the community assigned.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Maintaining and repairing diesel engines, generators of various sizes and auxiliary equipment;
Completing and/or assisting with scheduled overhauls in a timely, professional manner;
Providing accurate assessments of equipment and diesel plants;
Troubleshooting mechanical problems both on-site and over the telephone;
Providing on-site solutions and/or program modifications to bring systems back online as quickly as possible, and liaising with stakeholders to find a permanent resolution;
Assisting with residual heating systems, and maintenance of wind-generated power systems;
Completing trip and other reports, and maintaining maintenance documentation;
Preparing required-parts lists for overhauls and inventories for each community;
Providing estimated labour data and ensuring valid travel for related overhauls;
Reviewing design and equipment specifications in cooperation with the Engineering department to ensure projects meet all regulatory and QEC compliance standards;
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:
Successful completion of four-year apprenticeship program;
Inter-provincial Journeyman Mechanic licence;
At least 5 years of journeyman experience in a related work environment (power plants, diesel locomotives, or marine applications);
Ability to diagnose mechanical problems and propose solutions;
Ability to interpret drawings, diagrams, and specifications of various types of mechanical equipment, including manufacturer's manuals and parts books;
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and work with minimal supervision;
Understanding of electrical power generation and related equipment;
Eligibility for a valid NU Class 5 driver's licence; and
Ability to meet vehicle insurance requirements of QEC.
We offer a competitive starting salary of $90,292.80 to $108,763.20 per annum and a comprehensive benefits package, including a Northern Living Allowance of $19,716 per annum. This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union. Subsidized staff housing is available.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
Preference will be given to beneficiaries of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.
Position will remain open until filled Apply in writing to: firstname.lastname@example.org
or by mail to: Human Resources, Qulliq Energy Corporation, P.O. Box 250, Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries.
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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