• Apprentice - Electrician

    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/26/2018 4:21 PM)
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  • 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. 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 fibre optic systems and
    • Install, replace, maintain and repair electrical generation sources and related equipment
    • May specialize in renewable energy (ex: wind/solar)

    Main Qualifications

    The Apprentice Electrician is only available to registered apprentices and placement into the program is made through a Regional Apprenticeship Officer or local Career Development Officer.


    To be considered you must meet the following requirements:

    • Completing the Essential Skills program at Mary River Mine site.
    • Successful completion of the Level 5 Trades Entrance Exam is required those entering this trade.
    • Approved registration by apprenticeship in the skilled trade following success of the trades entrance exam.
    • Following the rules outlined by Baffinland and Apprenticeship for the entire duration of the program until completion.


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