Business Unit: Power Production
Number of Positions: Multiple
Location: Point Tupper Generating Station
Type of Employment: Regular, Full Time
Nova Scotia Power’s greatest source of energy is our people. In a culture focused on safety and our customers, we’re committed to providing exceptional service to our customers and rewarding jobs to our employees. We’re hiring solution-minded people excited to help us grow into the future. We are currently looking to fill the positions of Maintenance Person Certified (Shift).
Accountabilities: As a team member you will perform all aspects of routine mechanical maintenance and repair work on equipment throughout the thermal generating stations. You must be able to work effectively as a team member and be capable of functioning in a planned work environment.
While on shift you will be required to participate in regulatory training and be willing to participate in on-the-job training or training programs that support the development of additional skills.
These positions will be scheduled to work night shift, Monday – Friday, 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm. You may be temporarily assigned to other locations to assist other areas when required and will be expected to travel throughout the province.
You will be responsible for your personal safety and that of your co-workers by observing all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations. You will be accountable for environmental performance as it relates to the environmental management system processes and initiatives.
This position is considered a safety sensitive position. As such, the successful candidate must comply with the Emera Alcohol and Drug Policy which requires a confidential pre-employment alcohol and drug test in accordance with the Emera Alcohol and Drug Procedure.
Skills, Capabilities and Experience: Certification as a Journeyperson Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) or Machinist with a minimum of three (3) years work experience in modern mechanical maintenance in a generating station, process industry or equivalent industry is required. You have proven problem resolution skills and the flexibility and ability to adapt to rescheduled assignments. You must be a strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills, a strong computer aptitude and the ability to deal with multiple tasks and demands. You must have the skills and physical capabilities to perform all duties, including working at considerable heights.
Candidates who have Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) and/or Machinist certification as well as Industrial Electrician, High Pressure Welder and/or Power Engineer will be considered for Multi-Trade positions and premium.
Defined Headquarters and Multi-Trade position and premium eligibility will be confirmed at the time of offer.
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:
Must be able to lift 40-50 lbs. from floor to overhead and all distances in between, carry one and two handed 40 lbs.
Perform whole and upper body push and pull with weights up to 100 lbs. Perform static reaching between waist and overhead on an occasional basis
Perform bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting standing, walking and climbing (stairs, ladders) on an occasional basis
Crawl on a minimal basis
Perform static neck flexion and rotation on frequent basis
Reports to: Mechanical Trades Supervisor
Form of Application: Click the APPLY button at the end of the online job posting. Complete all required information fields and copy and paste your covering letter and resume into the online form.
Salary: $40.56 per hour, as per the NSPI/IBEW Collective Agreement.
Must Be Received By: All interested candidates should apply no later than November 4, 2019.
Late applications may not receive consideration.
Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available. We're committed to providing employees with a fair and equal opportunity to compete for jobs. Hiring and promotion of employees is based on skills, capabilities, knowledge and demonstrated abilities.
We value diversity in the workplace and strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates including African Nova Scotians and other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and women in non-traditional roles.
Normally, unless otherwise requested in advance, the supervisors of internal candidates selected for an interview will be contacted in order to facilitate scheduling of the interviews. The supervisor will maintain the confidentiality of the employee's application.