Plant Operator - Whitehorse

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Full Time, Permanent Plant Operator
Whitehorse
Salary Range: $32.70/hr – $39.04/hr plus benefits

The Plant Operator, based out of Whitehorse, will work as part of the Mechanical Maintenance team and is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the electrical generating units: hydro, diesel and gas and their respective auxiliary equipment. The work will involve regular plant checks on generating and peripheral equipment; assisting in system restoration following a system disturbance; support for the LNG facility and providing assistance and support to other staff as required.

This position involves heavy lifting, working at heights and confined spaces. As well working a rotating shift schedule, travel and periods of on-call coverage are required.

We are looking for someone with:

4th Class Power Engineering Certificate and experience in the operation of stationary equipment. Strong interpersonal skills, experience with Windows based computer programs and a valid class 5 driver’s license are required. WHMIS, confined space and first aid training would be an asset.

An eligibility list will be developed from this competition.

To apply, submit a covering letter and resume by May 5, 2017 to Human Resources via fax at (867) 393-5334 or email us at hr@yec.yk.ca

We appreciate all responses; only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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