Apprentice Plumber/Oil Burner Mechanic

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Location: Fort Good Hope

Department: PWS Buildings and Works

Job Code: 14179

Salary: $77,522 - $92,560

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

About the Job

Department Information

Department of Infrastructure
Fort Good Hope, NT

Job Information

Reporting to the Maintenance Coordinator in the Norman Wells office (32-3442), this position assists in the delivery of plumbing/oil burner mechanic services and preventive maintenance for GNWT-owned and operated buildings In the region to ensure GNWT­ owned and operated building environments are safe. This position assists in the maintenance of plumbing and heating equipment to GNWT buildings to ensure safe and efficient operationthrough testing and Installation of replacements of equipment on boilers, furnaces and heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.This position assists In the review of work completed by contractors to ensure compliance with plans, specifications and governing codes. All work is performed under the direction of a qualified Journeyman Plumber/OBM.


  • Class 5 Driver's License.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Ability and willingness to keep up-to-date with technology.
  • Ability to use a computer.
  • Ability to attend Trade Instruction Courses in Fort Smith or Alberta for at least one 8 week period each year.
  • Successfulcompletion of a Trades Entrance exam.

 Typically. the above qualifications would be attained by:

Completion of English 10, Math 10 or 13, Pure math 10 or Applied Math 10, Science Grade 10 ORthe equivalent. Related experience is an asset. Continued employment as an apprentice Is conditional upon the successful completion of the required hours of experience, coursework and exam for each level in the apprenticeship program.

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Term Position

This job opening is for a 2 Year Term

Driver's License Requirement

A mandatory requirement for this position is a valid Class 5 Driver's License.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $22.36 per hour (approximately $46,508.80 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 14179  Closing Date: Open Until Filled.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Sahtu Client Service Centre
GNWT Human Resources
#2 McKenzie Drive
Box 360 
Ph. (867) 587-7150
Fax (867) 587-2173


This job opening is for a Non-Traditional Occupations.  Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.