Job title: DT Journeyman Electrician – Field – Gahcho Kue Mine

Company: Finning

Job description: Company: Finning CanadaNumber of Openings: 1Worker Type: PermanentPosition Overview: Join the Finning Canada family, part of the world’s largest Caterpillar dealer. We are currently looking for a dedicated Electrician who will fill the role of Powerhouse Operator and be responsible for the repair and maintenance of Electrical and mechanical equipment and CAT C-175 Prime power units based out of our Finning Gahcho Kue Mine location in the Northwest Territories.This is a Powerhouse Operator position and is a fly-in and fly-out position on a 14×14 rotation with camp accommodation provided.*Candidates with a DT (Heavy Duty Mechanic JM or Apprenticeship in progress) will be preferred*Industry leading potential total compensation plan: $160000 – $175000 / yearCompensation Perks
Hourly premiums available: continuous shift and first aid
Paid breaks
Paid meals per diem per day (site dependent)
Paid vacation, sick and flex time
Employee Share Purchase Plan Options
RRSP Options
Pension and Benefits
Overtime & double time hours availableWellness Perks
Continuous shift
Industry leading Benefits and Pension
Boot Allowance
Tools and PPE provided
Service Truck providedAccommodation
Camp provided
Flight marshalling points out of Calgary, Yellowknife and Hay River.
Finning travel assist to marshal pointsJob Description:

Power & Distribution Manager – Nunavut
  • Troubleshoot and repair Controls and Caterpillar equipment
  • C175 experience an asset
  • Perform field diagnosis and field repairs
  • Utilize Caterpillar SIS and ET daily
  • Complete technical documentation (service reports, warranty, crossover notes)
  • Interact with customers, sales support, and the rest of the Finning team
  • Work with the Service Supervisor on various tasks as required


  • Interprovincial Electrical Certification, and
  • Heavy Equipment Technician (HET) Certification (apprentices may be considered)
  • Valid driver’s license with a successful recent drivers abstract
  • Safety conscious team player with excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills with a high attention to detail
  • Completion of Finning S-Levels, Failure Analysis, Machine Electronic Controls, or Tier 4 training would be considered an asset
  • Completion of Caterpillar product courses would be considered an asset
  • Previous Caterpillar mining and general line product repair experience would be considered an asset


  • This position is based out of our Finning Gahcho Kue mine location on a 14×14 off continuous shift rotation
  • Candidate selection will be in compliance with the terms of the current collective agreement
  • HET apprentices considered with Red seal Electrical certificate.

Union Membership: You are required to become a member of the Union associated with this position. This will be effective immediately and will result in union dues being deducted from your pay. The terms and conditions of your employment will be governed by the collective agreement.At Finning, we prioritize creating a diverse and inclusive environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we actively encourage all individuals to express themselves and achieve their full potential. As a company, we continuously strive to enhance our outreach to individuals of all backgrounds and identities. We do not discriminate against applicants based on gender identity, race, national and ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, marital and family status, and/or mental or physical disabilities. Furthermore, Finning is committed to collaborating with and providing reasonable accommodations /adjustments to individuals with disabilities. If you require an adjustment/accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please inform your recruiter.

Location: Yellowknife, NT

Job date: Thu, 04 Jul 2024 00:40:41 GMT