Drinking Water Plant Operations and Maintenance Instructor (Temporary, Full-Time)

August 15 2019
Industries Public administration
Categories Education, Library, Environmental, Engineering, Environmental - Urban, Trades - Manual - Operator - Machinist, Water - Water treatment, Maintenance - Service, Executive, Engineering, Trades, Technicians, Construction, Oil & Gas, Mining, Natural Resources
Kuujjuaq, QC

The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) is a supra-municipal body having jurisdiction over the territory north of the 55th parallel in Québec and, in particular, provides technical assistance to the 14 northern villages of Nunavik.

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. For the purpose of executing these duties, the KRG is currently looking for a person to fill the following position:


(Temporary, Full-Time)

Reporting to the assistant director of the Department and in close collaboration with other Department staff, the instructor's duties include in particular:

  • Assist and train municipal plant operators to operate, maintain and repair plant equipment (water sampling and analysis, chlorination, equipment calibration, problem detection, repair solutions, parts ordering, etc.);
  • Evaluate the drinking water treatment and equipment maintenance activities of municipal plant operators in accordance with the plant operator training program to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements;
  • Diagnose and make general plumbing, electricity and carpentry repairs including the control systems and analysis instruments in cooperation with municipal plant operators;
  • Creating and maintaining field operations manuals, and detailed logs of inspections, monitoring, and maintenance;
  • Cooperate with the Department's maintenance coordinator in the development and implementation of a preventive maintenance program;
  • Help local workers to maintain an inventory of parts and tools, and assist with the preparation of annual sealift orders;
  • Work closely with municipal plant operators and KRG project managers to develop drinking water supply system improvements and participate in their implementation;
  • Perform any other related duties requested by his supervisor.

The selected candidate must:

  • Possess a vocational studies diploma related to drinking water treatment or water treatment equipment repairs, and have at least three years of relevant work experience;
  • Possess practical plumbing, electrical, controls, and carpentry skills;
  • Written and oral working knowledge of at least two (2) of the following languages:  Inuktitut, English and French;
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft office suite;
  • Be available to travel in the northern villages;
  • Be reliable, autonomous and resourceful;

Possess a valid driver's licence.

Place of employment:     Kuujjuaq
Salary:                                 Min. $38 202 - Max. $64 306 a year (Class 7)
Benefits*:                            Cost of living differential: Minimum of $8,500/year
                                               Food allowance: Minimum of $3 453/year
                                               Annual leave trips: Minimum of 3
                                               Simplified Pension Plan: 6% employer, 4% employee
                                               Group Insurance
                                               Vacation: 20 days/year
                                               Statutory Holidays: 19 days including 10 during Christmas holidays

Please send your resume before 5:00 pm on August 14, 2019:

Human Resources Section4Kativik Regional Government
P.O. Box 9, Kuujjuaq QC 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.

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