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Oil Burner Mechanic/Oil Heat System Technician

Job No: 126360


Location: Various Communities, Nunavut

  • Come and experience life in one of Canada’s northernmost communities and finish each day knowing you have made a difference! 

  • A highly competitive hourly rate!

  • A challenging and rewarding role for an experienced Oil Burner Mechanic!

About the Opportunities

Currently, the Local Housing Organization which is a Property Management Agency for the Nunavut Housing Corporation has an exciting employment opportunity for a Journeyman Oil Burner Mechanic/Oil Heat System Technician to join our team on a full-time basis for six months as you support the maintenance work for approximately 1,300 units divided among 5 Nunavut fly-in communities (Taloyoak, Gjoa Haven, Kugluktuk, Kugaaruk, and Cambridge Bay). 

This role will see you report to the Maintenance Manager as you undertake a variety of responsibilities including:

  • Troubleshooting and repairing any malfunctioning oil burners, laying out and assembling oil burner heating system components, testing installed units, and adjusting controls for proper functioning. 

  • Performing preventative and demand maintenance work on equipment including motors, pumps, control devices, boilers, forced air furnace, and oil-fired hot water tanks. 

  • Plumbing and renovating work in accordance with work-orders, plans, and specifications. 

As our ideal candidate for this role, you’ll join us with a minimum of 5 years of interprovincial journeyman experience in Residential Construction. You will also possess a current class 5 driver’s licence and provide a Driver Abstract. Previous experience in Arctic construction and maintenance would be an asset. 

Above all, you’ll be a conscientious individual that demonstrates a strong worth ethic and is capable of working well within a cross-cultural team environment. 

Finally, due to the sensitive nature of this role, you must be able to provide a criminal background check including a Vulnerable Sector check free from relevant convictions.  

About the Benefits

The successful incumbent will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate. You will also have access to a comprehensive benefits package, subsidized housing, and a fly-in/fly-out rotation schedule.

If you are looking for a role where no two days are the same, and where you can make a real difference in the lives of others, then this is the role for you – APPLY TODAY! 

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