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Heavy Equipment Mechanic Instructor

November 14 2021
Industries Public administration
Categories Education, Library, Trades, Technicians, Construction, Engineering, Mechanical, 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: HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC INSTRUCTOR (PERMANENT, ON ROTATION)

The KRG Municipal Public Works Department is responsible for managing infrastructure projects (wastewater lagoons, drinking water treatment plants, road infrastructure, and buildings) for the northern villages and the KRG. It is also responsible for providing technical assistance to the northern villages in matters related to the operation and maintenance of their drinking water treatment plants.

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 the 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;
  • Written and oral working knowledge of at least two (2) of the following languages: Inuktitut, English, and French;
  • 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 the 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) OR
  •  4-2 rotation schedule: 4 weeks working in the Northern Villages (52.5 hours weekly), followed by 2 weeks paid leave (35 hours weekly);

Place of employment: Nunavik

Salary: Min. $38 966 - Max. $65 592 a year (Class 7)

Benefits: Lodging paid while working in the northern villages; Meals and expenses paid while travelling in Nunavik; Group benefits including Simplified Pension Plan; Vacation: 20 days/year Statutory Holidays: 19 days including 10 during Christmas

Please send your resume before October 27, 2021 to:

Human Resources Kativik Regional Government
P.O. Box 9,
Kuujjuaq Quebec 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 network