February 21 2021
Industries Public administration
Categories Engineering, Building services, HVAC, Electrical, Electronics, Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist, Maintenance, Service
Kuujjuaq, QC

The Kativik Regional Government (KRG), a supra municipal body with jurisdiction over the territory located north of the 55th parallel, is now looking for a self-motivated and dynamic individual interested in joining the KRG to work in the capacity of:

(Permanent, Full-time)

Reporting to the Coordinator Infrastructure and Projects and working closely with the Assistant Director, the Electrician's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • 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 a variety of electrical reading devices
  • 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.
  • Advise Transportation Department staff on various subjects related to electricity.
  • Take operational decisions in emergencies.
  • Perform any other duty or other related task requested by his/her supervisor.


  • 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, megohmmeters, 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.
  • Knowledge of computer software, which includes Windows OS, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Excel

The selected candidate must:

  • Possess a pertinent vocational or college studies diploma.  Sound work experience will also be taken into account;
  • Airport/airfield lighting systems experience is a definite asset as well as ability to work with high voltage;
  • Have a valid electrician's license (class C excluding construction) and a valid driver's license (Class 5);
  • Good communication and writing skills in at least two of the following languages: Inuktitut, English or French;
  • Be prepared to travel throughout the 14 airports in 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;


Salary:  Minimum $44,511 /year; maximum $75,701 /year (Class 8)

Other benefits:                                   

  • Lodging and boarding when traveling in other communities paid by the Employer, meal and incidental expenses while traveling in Nunavik;
  • Simplified Pension Plan: 6% employer, 4% employee
  • Group Insurance;
  • Vacations : 20 days;
  • Statutory Holidays: 19 days

Please send your resume in English by 5pm on February 26, 2021, to: 

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

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.

Apply now!

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