This is Journeyperson level work in the repair and maintenance of electrical generation and control equipment, along with auxiliary equipment such as electric motors, transformers, relays, electronic governors, voltage regulators, and other NTPC electrical systems in diesel, gas, wind and /or hydro generating stations. All work shall be carried out in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code and Northwest Territories Power Corporation policies and standards.
- Maintains and repairs all electrical systems, AC and DC single phase and three phase electric motors and assists with scheduled overhauls of diesel and natural gas generator sets. Planned maintenance includes, but is not limited to, cleaning and testing of windings, exciter diode bridges, replacement of bearings and checking and torqueing of wire and cable connections.
Assists with scheduled overhauls of diesel electric generation sets.
Calibrates all engine mounted alarms, indication and shutdown devices, as well as cleaning and checking all wiring and relays in engine control cabinets.
Maintains and repairs auxiliary generator equipment and devices. Planned maintenance includes, but is not limited to, calibration of automatic and manual voltage regulators, generator protection devices, metering and cleaning and checking all wiring and terminations in generator control cubicles. Setting and adjustment of electronic governors is also required.
Assists in SCADA system maintenance and repairs including start up, cleaning of filters and checking of various input and output devices.
Troubleshooting and repairs to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).
Maintenance and repairs to high and low voltage switchgear and breakers. Cleaning breaker circuits and motor control centres, cleaning and calibration of high voltage breakers, torqueing buss bar bolts and inspecting wiring and terminations.
Maintains and repairs electrical systems associated with NTPC’s wind turbine based in Inuvik. Duties include AC and DC single phase and three phase electric motors, planned maintenance includes, but is not limited to, cleaning and testing of windings, inspecting and testing of electrical equipment, voltages range from 24V to 25KV, checking and torque of wire and cable connections.
- Journeyperson level Industrial Electrician certification, preferably with an interprovincial seal or equivalent journeyman certification acceptable by the Corporation.
A minimum of 5 year's experience troubleshooting diesel or gas genset electrical systems including the ability to set electronic governors and voltage regulators unsupervised in the field. Must have experience of setting up electronic governors for parallel operation. Equivalencies may be considered.
Previous experience installing, maintaining, and commissioning of caterpillar and/or Detroit Diesel gensets in the range 150 kW to 1400 kW
Ability to read and work off blueprints, as well as interpret drawings, diagrams, and specifications of a variety of types of electrical equipment, including manufacturer's manuals and parts books.
Must have a NWT Class 5 driver’s licence.
Must undergo a successful criminal background check.
Salary for this position is $45.15/hr to $54.86/hr. In addition to the salary, there is a location allowance of $11,558 per annum. We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes health and dental benefits, long-term disability, life insurance, paid sick days and a defined benefits pension plan. Relocation assistance may be provided.
Affirmative Action Employer - Candidates must clearly identify eligibility status via our online application process in order to receive priority consideration.
We thank all those who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.