Type of employment:
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Subsidized staff housing available
Friday, August 6, 2021 - 12:00am
This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Chief Electrical Inspector, the Regional Electrical Inspector is responsible for ensuring that the electrical systems in Nunavut operate in a safe and efficient manner. The Inspector shall advise contractors, the general public and government official on the proper installation of equipment and systems based on the codes in effect and acceptable trade practices. Failure to perform these duties could result in a hazardous situation that would reflect poorly on the Government of Nunavut (GN). Improper code interpretations, enforcements and errors in judgement could result in a serious life and/or property loss. This could result in the GN being held liable for injuries, property damage or financial loss.
The Regional Electrical Inspector performs physical inspections on all types of electrical installations to insure conformity to the minimal acceptable safety standards of the Act and Regulations. The Inspector issues permits and monitors and ensures all electrical installations are done by qualified electrical workers and that the electrical permit has been obtained for the installation. This position reviews, analyses and approves electrical engineering designs for various types of electrical installations in Nunavut by evaluating them in conjunction with the codes and standards. The Inspector investigates electrical accidents, fires and violations of the Act in Nunavut and reports findings to the Chief Electrical Inspector.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained by satisfying the qualification requirements:
Possess a certificate of qualification issued by a Canadian province or territory at the journeyperson level along with an Interprovincial “Red Seal” endorsement. A minimum if five (5) years’ of construction experience in the electrical trade after certification and one (1) year experience supervising electrical installations.
Posses an Electrical Engineering degree granted by a recognized, accredited university with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in power and distribution systems design and construction, two (2) of which are as a project manager.
Posses a diploma from an accredited Canadian college as an Electrical Engineering Technologist with a minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in power and distribution systems design and construction, two (2) of which are as a project manager.
Must be eligible for certification as a Certified Electrical Inspector by the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI)
Possess or be eligible for a valid Nunavut Class 5 drivers license.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. The ability to communicate in more than one of the official languages of Nunavut is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to KivalliqHR@gov.nu.ca. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.
The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit. Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Department of Human Resources (Rankin Inlet)
Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 899
Rankin Inlet, Nunavut X0C 0G0
Toll free: 1-800-933-3072