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Stationary Machinery Mechanic (Kuujjuaq) 2000-393

Ungava Tulattavik Health Centre, Kuujjuaq
2021 December 17

Temporary full-time position (38.75 h/week)
DURATION : For one year with possibility of prolongation
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:  Technical Services Coordinator
STARTING DATE:   As soon as possible  

The Ungava Tulattavik Health Center is a multivocational institution in Nunavik, which serves seven villages of the coast of Ungava Bay including Kuujjuaq, where is located the administrative center. The health center has nearly 500 full-time employees, a team of doctors, dentists and pharmacists, and manages a budget of 80 million dollars.  We maintain 110 residential and 25 institutional buildings in 10 northern villages.

FUNCTIONS:  Under the authority of the Technical Services Coordinator : A person who, in accordance with the Act and applicable codes, provides general operation and/or maintenance of stationary machinery and mechanical equipment such as steam engines or boilers, air compressors, ventilation units, refrigeration units. It monitors meters, pressure gauges and controls (on-site and remote) and makes the necessary adjustments and repairs. Maintains performance records.    She is also in charge of the following systems in institutional buildings: drinking water distribution; wastewater management; oxygen and medical air production and distribution; suction equipment and emergency generators. In addition, it installs, operates, repairs and maintains domestic equipment such as furnaces, water pumps and glycol circulators. The person will be called upon to go to other communities for repairs as needed.  The person will have to be available for emergency on-call duty, on rotation, evenings, nights and weekends.  


The person who holds a certificate in refrigeration equipment (A-B), receives a weekly salary supplement, if the nature of the equipment he or she controls requires such a certificate. 


Must, in accordance with the Act respecting manpower vocational training and qualification, hold a certificate of qualification in Stationary Machinery-Mechanics (power generation) issued by the competent authority.

Must hold a valid Class 4 stationary Machinery-Mechanics certificate

A Class A or B certificate in refrigeration equipment is an asset

A good knowledge of residential oil furnaces and the ability to repair and maintain them.

Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position

Good knowledge of building maintenance methods

Possess a valid Quebec driver's license

Fluency in French and English, spoken and written, Inuktituut is an asset.

Must be able to work with Word and Excel software of the Microsoft Office Suite

Organizational skills, autonomy

Available to travel to other communities in the Nunavik as needed

Conditions and benefits

SALARY: $924.96 / week (class 4)
ISOLATION PREMIUM: $191.93 / week, or more as per family status
CARGO PREMIUM: $59.14 / week, or more-as per family status
ATTRACTION-RETENTION PREMIUM :  10% (temporary measure)


IMPORTANT INFORMATION :  If you are now working within "le Réseau de la santé et des services sociaux" you are entitled to ask for a "congé sans solde nordique pour oeuvrer dans un établissement nordique".

If you have a desire of a professional experience in a Nordic context, we invite you to join our team.  Anyone recruited in Quebec more than 50 kilometers from the locality where he is required to perform his duties, shall be entitled to : three or four vacation trips per year (as per the family status), housing provided free of charge (transit or shared lodging if necessary) moving and storage expenses.  We invite you to visit the following Website, you will find additional information about our Health Center :  www.health-social-services.ca

Additional details

Send your resume in both French and English to email: emploi.cstu@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

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