Light-Duty Vehicle and heavy equipment mechanic

June 18 2022
Industries Public administration
Categories Automotive, Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical, Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist, Trades, Technicians, Construction, Trades, Technicians, Construction
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:

(Temporary, full time)

Reporting to the Assistant Coordinator, Infrastructure & Projects of the KRG Transportation Department, the mechanic's duties and responsibilities include, without being limited to:

  • Repair the heavy equipment and light-duty vehicles of the KRG. Performing related preventive maintenance;
  • Develop and implementing a preventive maintenance program;
  • Compile a list of spare parts necessary for the maintenance and repair of heavy equipment and light-duty vehicles so that orders can be filled once a year or as required;
  • Maintain an up-to-date parts and tool inventory for airport and police vehicles and equipment in every community;
  • Prepare requisition for spare parts via web internal application;
  • Perform other related duties, as required, by the Supervisor.



  • Certificate of professional studies (DEP) in heavy equipment and light-duty vehicle mechanics. Relevant work experience will also be considered;
  • Possess a valid qualification certificate in heavy equipment and light-duty vehicle mechanics;
  • Have five to eight years of relevant work experience including heavy equipment (diesel) repair and light-duty vehicle mechanics;
  • Be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite programs;
  • Written and oral working knowledge of at least two (2) of the following languages:  Inuktitut, English and French;
  • Have a valid driver license.

Work experience north of 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)


  • Work schedule and place of work: 4-2 rotation schedule: 4 weeks working in the Northern Villages, followed by 2 weeks paid leave (35 hours weekly);

Place of employment:             Nunavik

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


  • 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:18 days.

Please submit your résumé to:

Kativik Regional Government
P.O. Box 9
Kuujjuaq (Québec) J0M 1C0
Fax: 819-964-2975

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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