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Heavy Duty Technician

Job Information
Author eocanada
Date March 15, 2017
Type Full Time
Company Hamlet of Ulukhaktok
Salary $40+ - Per Hour
Location Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories
Category Technician
Contact Information
Please submit your application ONLINE at

Use your mechanical/heavy equipment expertise to oversee all preventative maintenance activities and train apprentices! $40+ per hour plus relocation assistance, subsidized housing, full benefits and training opportunities! 

Located on the shores of Kings Bay and Queens Bay, on the western side of Victoria Island, The Hamlet of Ulukhaktok is the most easterly Inuvialuit community. With a population of approximately 450 people, the municipal corporation provides the community with recreational programs, water/waste services, by-law enforcement, as well as road and airport maintenance services.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Heavy Duty Technician to join our team in the Northwest Territories on a full-time, three-year term.

Reporting to the Senior Administrative Officer, you’ll be responsible for carrying out, administering and supervising all mobile equipment maintenance and repair of Hamlet vehicles and equipment.

To succeed in this role, you’ll have an Interprovincial Heavy Equipment Mechanics license or Interprovincial Automotive Mechanics license, combined with five years diesel and heavy equipment experience. Capable of carrying out preventative maintenance and repairs on all municipal equipment and vehicles, you’ll also be willing and able to train apprentices, as well as develop preventative maintenance policies and safety training.

Most importantly, you’ll demonstrate knowledge of equipment inspection procedures, workplace safety requirements, as well as record keeping systems. In addition, you’ll also have:

  • A valid class 5 drivers’ license;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Effective communication and listening skills;
  • The ability to make sound decisions;
  • Effective time management and stress management skills;
  • Mathematical abilities.


The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive wage of $40+ hour, based on your skills and experience. In addition, you’ll also receive access to a range of benefits, including:

  • Subsidized housing;
  • Relocation assistance;
  • Health/Dental/Vision benefits;
  • RRSP benefits;
  • Life insurance;
  • Vacation travel assistance
  • 15 days/year annual leave and 5 days/year special leave; and
  • Opportunities for training and development.

Don’t miss this opportunity to grow your career with the Hamlet of Ulukhaktok, and enjoy living and working in the majestic Northwest Territories. Apply today!  Please submit your application ONLINE at

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