Kativik Regional Government

Heavy Equipment Mechanic Instructor


APPLY BEFORE: April 3, 2017

Reporting to Assistant Director of the Municipal Public Works Department, the Mechanic instructor’s duties and responsibilities will include, without being limited to:

•    Assist and train local mechanics in repairing and maintaining heavy equipment of the 14 Northern Villages (diagnostic, solutions, parts specifications, finding resources available);
•    Perform troubleshooting, repairs and preventive maintenance on municipal heavy equipment and transfer knowledge to local mechanics;
•    In collaboration with head mechanic and MPW Project Manager, develop and implement a program of preventive maintenance;
•    Assist the head mechanics in management of the garage (parts inventory, annual sealift orders, tools management);
•    Assist local employees to perform maintenance on NVs generators;
•    Follow-up and train local mechanics on new mechanical related technology;
•    Perform other related duties, as required, by the Supervisor.


The selected candidate must:

•    Possess a professional studies certificate (DEP) in heavy equipment mechanics. Relevant work experience will also be considered;
•    Have a valid qualification certificate in heavy equipment mechanics
•    Have five (5) years of relevant experience including heavy equipment (Diesel) repairs;
•    Have a minimum of one (1) year of relevant experience in training other mechanics;
•    Have a PEP certification from the SAAQ is a definite asset;
•    Write and speak at least two of the following languages: Inuktitut, English or French (working knowledge of Inuktitut is a definite asset);
•    Be willing to travel in the Nunavik region and live in hotels with shared facilities;
•    Be reliable, autonomous and possess a great sense of initiative;
•    Possess a valid driver’s license.

Work experience North of 55th parallel is a definite asset.

•    Work schedule and place of work: 6-3 rotation schedule: 6 weeks working in the Northern Villages (52.5 hours weekly), followed by 3 weeks paid leave (35 hours weekly)


•    Work schedule and place of work: 4-2 rotation schedule: 4 weeks working in the Northern Villages, followed by 2 weeks paid leave (35 hours weekly);

Salary:            Min. $34 778 - Max. $58 543 a year (Class 7)


Other benefits:    

Lodging paid while working in the northern villages, meals and expenses (up to a maximum of $455 per week while traveling in Nunavik);
SPP : 6% employer; 4% employee;
Group Insurance;
Vacations : 20 days;
Statutory Holidays: 19 days, including 10 days at Christmas

Please forward your résumé before 5 P.M., April 3, 2017 to the following address:


Human Resources Advisor
Kativik Regional Government
P.O. Box 9
Kuujjuaq, Quebec J0M 1C0
Fax: (819) 964-2975
E. Mail:


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.