New Job Facilities Maintenance Carpenter In Nunavut

Facilities Maintenance Carpenter
Facilities Maintenance Carpenter

Facilities Maintenance Carpenter

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $93,018–$115,294 a year
Location : Nunavut

Full Description

Reference number:
QEC 23-026
Type of employment:
Type of Employment 2:
Preference will be given to Nunavut Inuit.
Union Status:
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$93,017.60 to $115,294.40 per year (40 hours/week)
Northern Allowance:
$16,008 per year
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date:
Friday, June 23, 2023 - 11:59pm

Energize your career in the Arctic!

Find your next exciting adventure in the Canadian Arctic! Join our team of highly motivated and experienced industry professionals as we provide safe, reliable, and affordable power across Nunavut.

Working in Nunavut

Nunavut is Canada’s newest and largest territory and has the fastest growing economy in the country. With breathtaking landscapes and amazing adventure opportunities, you will find excitement not only in your career, but in your free time as well. If the thought of dog sledding, snowmobiling, kayaking, ice fishing, or exploring a rich culture filled with distinct artwork and music sounds enticing, Nunavut is the place for you.

Qulliq Energy Corporation

Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) is entrusted to provide safe, reliable power to all customers in Nunavut. Owned by the Government of Nunavut and operated as an arms-length territorial corporation, QEC is the sole provider of electricity and district heating in Nunavut. In comparison to other utilities in Canada, QEC faces unique challenges as it operates 25 stand-alone diesel power generation facilities and distribution systems located in each of the territory’s communities.

Facilities Maintenance Carpenter (QEC 23-026)

Iqaluit, Nunavut

Reporting to the Facilities Manager, the Facilities Maintenance Carpenter provides property management services to the Corporation through the coordination and maintenance of the Corporations buildings, plants, Quonset huts, warehouses, office buildings as well as staff and transient housing units.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspects, identifies, schedules, performs, or arranges preventative maintenance to Qulliq Energy Corporation’s (QEC) properties.
  • Responds to and resolves unscheduled demand reports of structural/superficial damage, mechanical, and electrical failures, and emergencies that affect day-to-day operations.
  • Develops scopes of work, and procures goods and services through LPO’s, RFQ’s, RFP’s, etc., following all procurement rules and regulations to sustain or repair QEC’s assets.
  • Plans and performs carpentry and maintenance projects including obtaining quotes for materials and contractor services, preparing drawings, estimates and proposals for potential facilities-related projects.
  • Adheres to industry best practices and standards and follows all tenancy laws when dealing with staff housing tenants, tender laws, national building codes, safety and regulations and policies, etc. as well as Corporate/Government of Nunavut (GN) financial management, Human Resources (HR) and procurement policies and procedures.
  • On-Call and Stand-by work is a mandatory function of the position and is based on a predetermined schedule established as a function of the organizational need with respect to the resource levels available, the applicable employment agreements and policies.

Required Qualifications Include:

  • Intra-provincial certification in Carpentry.
  • Four (4) years post qualification experience in Carpentry and building maintenance.
  • Valid Class 5 drivers’ license and satisfactory drivers’ abstract.


  • Inter-provincial Red Seal certification in Carpentry is an asset.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is an asset.
  • Knowledge of Nunavut, the land, language and culture is an asset.
  • The ability to communicate in Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun and/or French is an asset.

A combination of education and equivalent experience may be considered.

We offer a competitive starting salary range of $93,017.60 to $115,294.40 and a northern living allowance of $16,008.00 per annum. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package, including a defined-benefit pension program. In addition, subsidized staff housing is available for this position. This position is included in the Nunavut Employee’s Union.

Preference will be given to Nunavut Inuit.

To apply, send your application by email to: [email protected]

Apply in writing by June 23, 2023.

Applications for this competition may be considered for future employment opportunities with QEC.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Qulliq Energy Corporation

Staffing and Recruitment Officer
Human Resources
Qulliq Energy Corporation
P.O. Box 420
Baker Lake, Nunavut X0C 0A0
Email: [email protected]