Apprentice - Electrician

2 months ago
Job ID
2017-1684
Job Category
Apprentice
Job Type
Permanent
Rotation
Yes

Mission for this Position

Baffinland is currently looking for its next best Electrician apprentice. 

 

Candidates will join as trades assistants for six months, job shadowing and learning about their perspective trade. Upon successful completion of the six month introduction, candidates will write the Trades Entrance Exam. 

 

Once enrolled in that program, candidates will become full time permanent apprentices at Baffinland.   Below are listed the apprentice positions as well as a brief description of each position. To apply, please go online and submit your resume to the position you are interested in or apply through a Baffinland Community Liaison Officer. Priority will be given to Inuit candidates.

Main Accountabilities

  • Read and interpret electrical, mechanical and architectural drawings, specifications, and applicable codes to determine wiring layouts
  • Cut, thread, bend, assemble and install conduits and other types of electrical conductor enclosures and fittings
  • Pull wire through conduits and holes in walls and floors
  • Position, maintain and install distribution and control equipment such as switches, relays, circuit breaker panels and fuse enclosures
  • Install, replace, maintain and repair electrical systems and related electrical equipment
  • Install data cabling
  • Splice, join and connect wire to form circuits
  • Test circuits to ensure integrity and safety
  • Install and maintain fiber optic systems and
  • Install, replace, maintain and repair electrical generation sources and related equipment

Main Qualifications

The term of apprenticeship for an electrician is 4 years (four 12-month periods) including a minimum of 1500 hours of on-the-job training and 8 weeks of technical training in each of the first three years, and a minimum of 1350 hours of on-the-job training and 12 weeks of technical training in the fourth year.

 

To be considered you must meet the following requirements:

 

High school Graduate Certificate

 

OR a pass mark in all five Canadian General Educational Development (GED) tests

 

OR a successful completion of the trades entrance exam                                               

 

OR a successful completion of the trade specific pre-apprenticeship program at Arctic College

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