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Project Manager, Energy Initiatives

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Type of employment: 
$107,662 - $117,664
Northern Allowance: 
Closing Date: 
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 11:59pm

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

The Government of Nunavut was selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and recent graduates in 2021.  With one of the fastest growing and youngest populations in Canada, Nunavut is a dynamic, vibrant territory, committed to becoming an even better place for future generations.  As a government, we are strengthening our unique model of governance - one that integrates Inuit societal values, promotes use of the Inuktut language, achieves a representative public service, and collaborates with partners to achieve the promise of Nunavut. Successful applicants will enjoy a competitive salary, medical and dental benefits, a defined benefit pension plan, relocation privileges and opportunities for training and career advancement.

Reporting to the Director, Technical Services, the Project Manager, Energy Initiatives (PM) is responsible for developing, implementing and managing departmental energy programs and activities to ensure energy efficiency is maintained and/or improved in the Government of Nunavut (GN) facilities. The PM works closely with Senior Technical Officers to implement and enhance energy efficiency activities in planning, designing, building, maintaining and operating government facilities. The incumbent also develops and coordinates energy awareness programs for GN employees, building maintainers, students of schools in Nunavut and the general public to raise energy awareness with the goal of reducing the consumption of energy in Nunavut. This position implements and monitors programs to track utility consumption in government facilities, establishes baseline usage as well as develops GN energy guidelines and standards and criteria for future design/construction in order to ensure that proven energy technologies are included in the government project delivery process.

The Project Manager, Energy Initiatives is responsible for the development, coordination, implementation, and management of all GN facilities related to energy initiatives for the Department. The PM develops an Energy Conservation Program by designing an energy management program and establishing objectives, to reduce energy consumption. Develops energy reduction training programs for end user, building inspectors and maintainers. This position coordinates the Energy Monitoring Program for the GN by acting as a resource for GN Facility Managers regarding energy related matters; coordinates with all regional offices to track utility costs and consumption for all assets funded through the Community and Government Services utility budget and investigates irregular energy consumption for cause.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized degree in Energy Management, Architecture, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, plus three (3) years of relevant experience.  A diploma in business administration would be considered an asset. Experience in cold regions Engineering and arctic design/construction is an asset. Knowledge in Asset Planner, iAuditor, MsProject and AutoCAD would be considered an asset. Experience using blower door test equipment, infrared thermographic scanning, light meters and air quality monitors will be considered assets.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. Fluency in Inuktitut would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment are also considered assets.

Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies


If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a representative workforce, therefore priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit who self-identify as being enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement in accordance with the Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Government of Nunavut employees serving a probationary period must obtain and provide written authorization from the deputy head of their employing department. The authorization from the deputy head must accompany your application for your application to be considered. 
  • Possession of a criminal record may not disqualify candidates from being considered. An assessment of the criminal record will be measured against the scope and duties of the position. This is only a requirement for positions that require a satisfactory criminal record or vulnerable sector check. 
  • Applicants may submit their resume in any of the Official Languages of Nunavut.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • The onus is on candidates in receipt of foreign post-secondary education credentials to have their foreign credentials assessed through a recognized Canadian education institution.  Failure to do so may result in the rejection of their application. 
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