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Light-Duty Vehicule and Heavy Equipment Mechanic

June 21 2021
Industries Public administration
Categories Trades, Technicians, Construction, Aerospace, Aviation, Airport, Mechanical, Airport & Cargo ground services, Mechanic, Building & facility maintenance
Kuujjuaq, QC

The Kativik Regional Government (KRG), a supra municipal body with jurisdiction over the territory located north of the 55th parallel, is now looking for a self-motivated and dynamic individual interested in joining the KRG to work in the capacity of:


(Permanent, full time )


Reporting to the Airport Manager of the KRG Transportation Department, the mechanic's duties and responsibilities include, without being limited to:

  • Repair the heavy equipment and light-duty vehicles of the KRG. Performing related preventive maintenance;
  • Develop and implementing a preventive maintenance program;
  • Compile a list of spare parts necessary for the maintenance and repair of heavy equipment and light-duty vehicles so that orders can be filled once a year or as required;
  • Maintain an up-to-date parts and tool inventory for airport and police vehicles and equipment in every community;
  • Prepare requisition for spare parts via web internal application;
  • Perform other related duties, as required, by the Supervisor.



Certificate of professional studies (DEP) in heavy equipment and light-duty vehicle mechanics. Relevant work experience will also be considered;

Possess a valid qualification certificate in heavy equipment and light-duty vehicle mechanics;

Have five to eight years of relevant work experience including heavy equipment (diesel) repair and light-duty vehicle mechanics;

Be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite programs;

Written and oral working knowledge of at least two (2) of the following languages:  Inuktitut, English and French ;

Have a valid driver license.


Work experience north of 55th parallel is a definite asset.


Work schedule and place of work: 6-3 rotation schedule: 6 weeks working in the Northern Villages (52.5 hours weekly), followed by 3 weeks paid leave (35 hours weekly)


Work schedule and place of work: 4-2 rotation schedule: 4 weeks working in the Northern Villages, followed by 2 weeks paid leave (35 hours weekly);


Place of employment: Nunavik

Salary: Min. $38 966 - Max. $65 592 a year (Class 7)


Lodging paid while working in the northern villages;

Meals and expenses paid while travelling in Nunavik;

Group benefits including Simplified Pension Plan;

Vacation: 20 days/year

Statutory Holidays: 19 days including 10 during Christmas holidays


Please submit your résumé before 5 p.m., June 25 , 2021, to:


Kativik Regional Government

P.O. Box 9

Kuujjuaq (Québec) J0M 1C0


Fax: 819-964-2975

The KRG is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with this and with the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement , conditions may vary to promote the employment of Inuit candidates.


Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. network