Kativik Regional Government

Electrician - Transportation Department


APPLY BEFORE January 29, 2018

Reporting to the Coordinator of the Transportation Department and working closely with the Assistant Director, the electrician's responsibilities include:

• Carry out maintenance on all electrical wiring systems and devices, including airport-related facilities.
• Troubleshoot and repair electrical wiring systems and devices.
• Refurbish existing facilities or extend their operational lifespan by installing new electrical devices.
• Verify malfunctioning equipment with testing devices, including ammeters and voltmeters.
• Inspect electrical equipment including motors, generators and circuit breakers for faults, as well as locate breakdowns and identify causes.
• Install power and control cables.
• Analyse, locate and resolve breakdowns with programmable controllers.
• Repair and replace electrical, mechanical, air-powered and hydraulic parts.
• Update existing drawings.
• Participate in the start-up and implementation of electrical and mechanical projects.
• Participate in the preparation and implementation of the preventive maintenance program and keep appropriate records.
• Inform his/her coordinator of all faults and equipment breakdowns, and make recommendations.
• Comply with safety rules.
• Plan workflow and comply with deadlines.
• Perform general building maintenance and repairs.
• Perform any other duty or other related task requested by his/her supervisor.
• Advise Transportation Department staff on various subjects related to electricity.
• Take operational decisions in emergencies.


• Thorough knowledge of electricity and electronics theories, principles and practices as applied in industrial and commercial settings.
• Knowledge of maintenance practices and usage of test equipment such as oscilloscopes, cable fault locators, voltmeters and ammeters.
• Knowledge of alternating and direct current (AC and DC).
• Knowledge of theories and principles of electrical production of emergency power by diesel generator.
• Knowledge of electrical safety principles.

The selected candidate must:
• Possess a pertinent vocational or college studies diploma. Sound work experience will also be taken into account.
• Have a valid electrician's license (class C) and a valid Québec driver's license (class 5).
• Be able to communicate orally and in writing in at least two of the following languages: English, French or Inuktitut. (A working knowledge of Inuktitut is preferred.)
• Be prepared to travel throughout Nunavik.
• Work experience north of the 55th parallel is a definite asset.


Work schedule and place of work:

the selected candidate will work on a rotation schedule of six weeks work in the northern villages followed by three weeks paid leave (52.5 hours weekly) or four weeks work in the northern villages followed by two weeks paid leave.



Minimum $39 728 /year; maximum $67 565 /year (Class 8)

Other benefits:
• Lodging and boarding when traveling in other communities paid by the Employer, meal and incidental expenses (up to a maximum of $455 per week while traveling in Nunavik);
• Simplified Pension Plan: 6% employer, 4% employee
• Group Insurance;
• Vacations: 20 days;
• Statutory Holidays: 18 days


Please forward your résumé to the following address:

Please send your resume in English by 5pm on January 29, 2018 to:

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

The 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.