locationFort Smith - Northwest Territories (NT),

atGovernment of the Northwest Territories

Estimated salary $76,000 - $91,000 a year

Job Description:

Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within 25kms kilometres of Fort Smith, NT

Department Information

The Department of Infrastructure (INF) provides high quality services to the public and Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) departments, boards and agencies including the planning, design, construction, acquisition, operation and maintenance of public transportation infrastructure and the buildings, works and equipment required for the GNWT to deliver its programs and services. INF makes essential petroleum products available for sale to the public where these products are not provided by the private sector, and promotes the development and increased use of energy efficient technologies. INF also regulates electrical and mechanical safety services and licenses individuals and vehicles operating in the territory.

For more information please refer to the Department of Infrastructure website at

Job Information

Reporting to the Facilities and Maintenance Coordinator, this position is located in Fort Smith
and completes carpentry works in accordance with work orders, plans and specifications to
ensure GNWT buildings and works are well
maintained including inspection of utilidors as
well as completes repairs/replacement on exterior and interior fixtures as well as working
with lock systems.
The Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for this position include, Knowledge of northern building practices;
The ability to supervise and train apprentices and casual staff; Ability to use and work with the metric system; Ability to keep accurate records; Ability to read and follow plans and specifications;
and the ability to use a computer.
Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
Certification as a Journeyman Carpenter;
Three (3) years of experience in repairing and renovating buildings and in finishing
Two (2) years of experience in locksmithing (i.e. Re-keying master lock systems,
cutting keys etc.);
One (1) year experience in forming concrete.
Class 5 Driver's License.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Fort Smith HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 876
Tel (867) 872-6500
Fax (867) 872-3298
[email protected]

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

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