Kativik Regional Government

Building Maintenance Technician - Plumber


APPLY BEFORE: April 25, 2018

Reporting to the Maintenance Coordinator of the Building Maintenance and Asset Management Section, the Specialized Building Technician-Plumber performs preventive maintenance and service/repair operations on plumbing systems, fixtures, piping equipment, controls which may be used for water, waste, oil, hot liquids in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

•    Complete timely inspections, test and accurately report equipment defects or deficiencies on a daily basis;
•    Perform scheduled maintenance service and repairs to plumbing and heating systems and fixtures;
•    Clean, adjust, test and repair oil fire heating appliances;
•    Install, alter and modify drainage waste and vent systems;
•    Provide input for the planned and scheduled work;
•    Assist with the scoping, estimating, planning and execution of new work projects;
•    Ensure all installations, repairs and maintenance meet the requirements of the appropriate codes;
•    Ensure all installations, repairs and maintenance meet environmental protection requirements;
•    Complying with safety rules;
•    Perform general building maintenance and repairs;
•    Perform any other duty requested by his/her supervisor.

•    Possess a vocational or college certificate as a Journeyman Plumber;
•    Have a valid class-5 driver’s licence;
•    Minimum of five to eight years of relevant building-systems maintenance experience;
•    Knowledge of basic HVAC equipment;
•    Ability to read drawings and schematics;
•    Capacity to plan work, meet deadlines as well as make emergency operational decisions;
•    Ability to summarize, simplify and transmit information, expertise and knowledge and vulgarizing Plumbing principles;
•    Demonstrated good professional conduct as well as being reliable, autonomous and possess a great sense of initiative;
•    Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in at least two of the following languages: English, French and Inuktitut;
•    Be willing to travel in Nunavik;
•    Possess excellent analysis and problem-solving skills;
•    Ability to work independently as well as in a team.

Place of work:      

Kuujjuaq, Québec


Minimum $39 728 to maximum $67 565 annually (Class 8)

Other benefits:    

Cost-of-living differential: minimum $8 500 annually.
Food allowance: minimum $3 453 annually.
Annual leave trips: minimum 3.
Group insurance.
Vacation: 20 days annually.
Statutory holidays:19 days including 10 during the Christmas period


Forward your résumé before 5 p.m., April 25, 2018 to:

Human Resources Department
Kativik Regional Government
P.O. Box 9
Kuujjuaq QC  J0M 1C0
Fax: 819-964-2975


Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted in writing.

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.