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New Job Plumber / Gasfitter In Northwest Territories

Plumber / Gasfitter
Plumber / Gasfitter

Plumber / Gasfitter

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $85,000–$101,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

Department Information

The Department of Infrastructure (INF) provides high quality services to the public and Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) departments, boards and agencies including the planning, design, construction, acquisition, operation and maintenance of public transportation infrastructure and the buildings, works and equipment required for the GNWT to deliver its programs and services. INF makes essential petroleum products available for sale to the public where these products are not provided by the private sector, and promotes the development and increased use of energy efficient technologies. INF also regulates electrical and mechanical safety services and licenses individuals and vehicles operating in the territory.

For more information please refer to the Department of Infrastructure website at

Job Information

Reporting to the Facilities and Maintenance Coordinator, you will be responsible for ensuring that all Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) owned and operated buildings throughout the Fort Smith region are safe and operating efficiently by performing preventative maintenance checks, identifying needed repairs to correct deficiencies and through the completion of inspection reports. You will also be required to train and mentor apprentices and supervise casual employees.

The following knowledge, skills and abilities are essential for the role:

  • Ability to inspect plumbing systems,
  • knowledge of water systems and the safe operation of applicable equipment,
  • Ability to complete repairs and installation in accordance with Plumbing and Heating Codes,
  • Ability to mentor, supervise and train apprentices and casual staff,
  • Ability to maintain accurate records,
  • Ability and willingness to keep up to date with technology,
  • Basic electrical knowledge is essential for the role,
  • Knowledge of working with hazardous materials (i.e. chemical mixers and cleaners),
  • Ability to work with the metric system,
  • Knowledge of Computer Building Operator Systems

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by.

  • Journeyman Plumber/ Class 'B' Gas Fitter Certificate,
  • and 3 (three) years of related work expereince.
  • Class 4 driver's license would be an asset.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Fort Smith HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 876
Tel (867) 872-6500
Fax (867) 872-3298
[email protected]

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.