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Northerm Opportunities

Northerm Windows & Doors | Glazier - Journeyperson

ABOUT RAB Energy LP

RAB Energy LP is a Yukon First Nation-owned, for-profit corporation whose trademarks, Northerm Windows and Doors and Capitol Glass Northerm Windows are in the business of providing the highest quality windows, doors, glass and related building products to consumers throughout the North with emphasis on superior service, the wellbeing of employees, customers, owners, and the environment.

Position Summary

We are currently seeking Journeyperson Glaziers to join our Commercial team. This position will report to the Supervisor or Manager of our Commercial division and work with other Installers on various projects in and around Whitehorse. Succession candidates will be required to reside in the Whitehorse area.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assemble, erect and dismantle scaffolds, rigging and hoisting equipment
  • Install, fit, fabricate and attach architectural metals or related substitute products in commercial and residential buildings
  • Prepare and install skylights and other special glass in commercial and institutional establishments
  • Repair and service commercial aluminum doors and other glass supporting structures, and replace damaged glass or faulty sealant
  • Read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
  • Site measures and surveys for field dimensions
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Journeypersons require trade certification from a recognized institution;
  • Valid Driver’s License;
  • Willingness and ability to train and mentor junior staff;
  • Aptitude for math, measuring and the use of power/hand tools;
  • Ability to read construction drawings;
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills;
  • Experience working in a construction environment would be an asset

Northerm offers a competitive compensation package including health & dental benefits and RRSP matching. Salary will be determined based on skills and experience. Please apply online or drop by our office at 17 Burns Road to apply in person. For more information, contact Northerm’s HR Department at 867.668.5088.

As a First Nation owned for-profit business, our first mandate is to deliver returns to our shareholders. Whenever possible, our first preference for hiring shall be afforded to qualified people of First Nation’s ancestry. We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. This position is available immediately and will remain posted until filled.

Northerm encourages applicants who require accommodations to self-identify so that reasonable support can be provided.

  • Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
  • Salary: $35.00 to $45.00 /hour
  • Licence: Red Seal Trade (Preferred)
  • Location: Whitehorse, YT
  • Language: English (Required)

We offer a comprehensive benefits package & RRSP matching.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Seasonal

Please email your resume to:  rgingell@northerm.yk.ca

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Castle Rock opportunities

Castle Rock - Professional Engineer / Project Manager

ABOUT CASTLE ROCK

Castle Rock Enterprises is a locally owned First Nation Company based in Whitehorse, Yukon. We are dedicated to providing a safe and healthy work environment and are an equal opportunity employer. Castle Rock is fully integrated Yukon-based construction company that offers a range of services to both residential and commercial customers from reclamation to heavy construction.

Job Opportunity: Professional Engineer / Project Manager

Job Type: Full-time, permanent position working in beautiful Whitehorse, Yukon.

Start Date: Position available immediately.

Be a part of building the Yukon.

As a Professional Engineer with Castle Rock Enterprises, the opportunities are endless.

We are currently seeking an experienced Professional Engineer with a demonstrated history of exceptional work in the construction industry. If you are a strategic engineering professional who is skilled in the art of project management, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities

This position is an integral part of the senior leadership team, working closely with the President, Operations Manager and Financial Controller to execute current projects and identify future opportunities. Your work will focus on:

  • The provision of Civil Engineering design services for public and private developments
  • Overseeing all aspects of construction project management:
  • Developing scope of work and project schedules
  • Managing billing and monthly progress payments
  • Sourcing required materials and regular monitoring of supply chain to mitigate any potential delays or impacts to project progress.
  • Working with subcontractors to monitor invoicing and ensure contract compliance.
  • Navigating available bid opportunities and submitting project tenders, proposals and take-offs.
  • Collaborating closely with the Operations Manager, Foremen and Superintendents to ensure projects are on schedule and going to plan.

Qualifications + Experience

  • Degree in Civil Engineering, registered as a professional engineer, and extensive experience in construction monitoring and inspecting activities on large civil projects or, an equivalent combination of education and experience, including limited license.
  • Experience submitting large-scale project bids including the preparation of tenders.
  • Experience analyzing potential issues and developing solutions to mitigate impacts.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, specification, codes and standards.
  • Sound judgement, excellent organizational, analytical, problem solving and prioritizing skills to anticipate and assess situations and determine best solution or course of action.
  • Exceptional leadership, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to partner with and influence stakeholders.

Why work with Castle Rock?

Financial rewards: Competitive salary and profit sharing.

Employment benefits: Career stability, health insurance, paid leave, RRSP contributions.

Professional development opportunities: Support to stay at the top of your field.

Company culture: Healthy work/life balance, long service awards and recognition, an unbeatable team environment, clear organizational values, opportunities for building positive working relationships with employees and community partners.

How to apply:

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity and you meet the qualifications and experience listed, please submit your updated resume to the attention of Jaime Wagner, Operations Manager via email at: apply@castlerockent.com 

We thank all candidates for applying. Only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future consideration. At this time we can only consider candidates with authorization to legally work in Canada.

For more information about Castle Rock Enterprises, please visit our website at www.castlerockent.com 

 

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Castle Rock - 2021 Employment Opportunities

ABOUT CASTLE ROCK

Castle Rock is a locally First Nation owned company based in Whitehorse, Yukon. We are dedicated to quality work at competitive pricing for our clients and customers. Safety is a top priority at Castle Rock and we value our employees and strive to provide a safe and satisfying work environment for all. Castle Rock’s 20 years of business has created a strong tradition and commitment of providing excellent service to its customer base.

Job Opportunity: 2021 Employment Opportunities

Job Type: Full-time, seasonal position working in beautiful Whitehorse, Yukon.

Start Date: Position available immediately.

Yard Supervisor / Purchasing Officer

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Experience managing and purchasing inventory
  • Strong problem solving and time management capabilities
  • Able to work outside in all conditions
  • Detail oriented and strong attention to safe work practices
  • Excellent listening, communication, and interpersonal skills

Heavy Equipment Operator

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years related experience
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License with reliable transportation.
  • Experience maintaining heavy equipment per company policy.
  • Experience working in water/sewer & earthworks.
  • Must be in good physical condition.
  • Holding a Valid First Aid Certificate and prior experience with GPS are considered assets.

Water & Sewer Superintendent

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience working as a Construction Superintendent.
  • Experience working in water + sewer.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety standards and legislation in the Yukon.
  • Ability to interpret and build according to drawings, specifications and other documents.
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to lead by example.
  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills and outstanding organizational skills.

Surface + Base Works Superintendent

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience working as a Construction Superintendent.
  • Experience working in surface and base work.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety standards and legislation in the Yukon.
  • Ability to interpret and build according to drawings, specifications and other documents.
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to lead by example.

Construction Foreman

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience as a lead hand in construction with experience in water/sewer and earthworks.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Occupational Health & Safety Standards in the Yukon.
  • Significant supervisory experience and the ability to lead by example.
  • Ability to interpret and build according to drawings, specifications and other documents
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment is considered an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills and outstanding organizational skills.

Production Quarry Operator

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years related experience
  • Class 5 Drivers License with reliable transportation
  • Ability to load 100+ trucks per shift
  • Have the willingness to work as a team and assist supervisor and co-workers as required
  • Must be physically fit and willing to work hands on in an outdoor environment in all weather conditions

Class 1 & 3 Truck Drivers

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years’ driving experience with clean drivers abstract.
  • Clean drivers abstract provided with application
  • Must be reliable and in good physical condition
  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Heavy hauling experience and the ability to self-load are considered assets
  • Valid First Aid certificate is an asset

Labour

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Must be physically fit and willing to work hands on in an outdoor environment in all weather conditions
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License with reliable transportation.
  • Valid First Aid ticket is an asset.

Pipelayer

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years water/sewer pipe experience.
  • Must be physically fit and willing to work hands on in an outdoor environment in all weather conditions
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License with reliable transportation
  • Ability to read and comprehend construction plans
  • Valid First Aid ticket is an asset.
  • Valid Confined Space ticket is an asset.

Surveyor

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years’ experience as a surveyor.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of surveying equipment and instruments
  • Detail oriented with the ability to read and comprehend construction plans and keep redline on a project.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be reliable, in good physical condition and willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License with reliable transportation.
  • Background in road or water + sewer construction is an asset

All Positions Report To: The Operations Manager                                             Location: Whitehorse, YT

For more details of the job description, please visit our Castle Rock Enterprises website or click the link below:

https://www.castlerockent.com/employment-opportunities

APPLY BY EMAIL ONLY:

Quote the “job title” you are applying for and send resumes with references to: apply@castlerockent.com

We thank all candidates for applying. Only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future consideration. At this time we can only consider candidates with authorization to legally work in Canada

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

 

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Dakwakada opportunities

Dakwäkäda Capital Investments Board Opportunity - Castle Rock Enterprises

 

Dakwäkäda Capital Investments is seeking CAFN citizens to sit as Board Members at CRE representing Dakwäkäda Capital Investments Limited Partnership (DCILP) for an indefinite term. 

CRE is a 100% privately held investment located in Whitehorse, Yukon, of which 100% owns by DCILP. Castle Rock Enterprises is a fully integrated Yukon-based construction company offering a range of services to both residential and commercial customers—including underground utilities, contaminated sites reclamation, gravel quarrying, trucking, and snow removal.  https://dakwakada.com/investments/castle-rock-enterprises/ 

Desired Education and Experience:

  • Leadership accomplishments in business, and government
  • Experience in civil construction and remediation
  • A commitment to and understanding of DCILP’s business mandate
  • A strong network to help make connections for the organization
  • The ability to cultivate relationships, convening, facilitating, and building consensus

  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for enabling organizational growth.

Application Process:

Every person applying must:

  1.  Submit a cover letter and resume
  2. Start a request for a criminal record check
    http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/steps-getting-a-certified-criminal-record-check
  3. Start a request for a credit report check
    https://www.consumer.equifax.ca/personal/education/credit-report/how-to-get-a-free-credit-report/
  4. Photocopies of your applications for the criminal records check and credit check must be included with your application and resume.

 All documents are to be submitted via email to:

Dakwäkäda Capital Investments LP
303 – 104 Elliott Street
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0M2
finance@dakwakada.com

We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Extended to Friday, July 23, 2021 by 4:30 p.m.

 

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Dakwäkäda Capital Investments Board Opportunity - RAB Energy Group

 

Dakwäkäda Capital Investments is seeking CAFN citizens to sit as Board Members for RAB Energy Group (RAB) (Northerm Windows & Doors Whitehorse, Yukon & Capital Glass Anchorage, Alaska) representing Dakwäkäda Capital Investments Limited Partnership (DCILP) for an indefinite term. 

RAB is a 100% privately held investment located in Whitehorse, Yukon and Anchorage, Alaska of which DCILP owns 67.7% majority interests.  RAB is a Yukon First Nations owned, for profit corporation whose trademark’s Northerm and Capitol Glass are in the business of providing the highest quality products to consumers throughout the north.  https://dakwakada.com/investments/rab-energy-group-inc/

Desired Education and Experience:

  • Leadership accomplishments in business, and government
  • Experience in manufacturing, commercial, and residential building construction.
  • A commitment to and understanding of DCILP’s business mandate
  • A strong network to help make connections for the organization
  • The ability to cultivate relationships, convening, facilitating, and building consensus

  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for enabling organizational growth.

Application Process:

Every person applying must:

  1.  Submit a cover letter and resume
  2. Start a request for a criminal record check
    http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/steps-getting-a-certified-criminal-record-check
  3. Start a request for a credit report check
    https://www.consumer.equifax.ca/personal/education/credit-report/how-to-get-a-free-credit-report/
  4. Photocopies of your applications for the criminal records check and credit check must be included with your application and resume.

All documents are to be submitted via email to:

Dakwäkäda Capital Investments LP
303 – 104 Elliott Street
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0M2
finance@dakwakada.com

We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

DEADLINE TO APPLY:  Extended to Friday, July 23, 2021 by 4:30 p.m.

 

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Summer Student Hiring!!!

In partnership with CAFN, the Dakwäkäda Capital Investments Limited Partnership is hiring two (2) summer students. This is a great opportunity to build skills and experience while also earning some summer cash!

Please send your resume to finance@dakwakada.com and note the position that you are interested in.  Applications must be in by Monday, June 21. Priority will be given to students that are currently enrolled in post-secondary institutions. All positions pay between $20.00 – $25.00 per hour.

1. Finance Clerk / Administration Clerk

Working as part of the Administration and Finance Team, you will help keep the company running smoothly during busy season.  These positions work indoors, help keep information and data moving and ensure that information is available when and where it’s needed.  Great for detail-oriented people with an interest in business.  A background or studies in business or accounting is preferred.

2. Business Development Support

Working as part of the Business Development Team, you will assist the Business Development Director and CEO. This position offers the opportunity and advantage of growing and learning alongside accomplished business leaders in the Private Equity industry. DCI offers mentoring through experienced leaders and an opportunity to learn the key business drivers of our diverse portfolio and opportunities under consideration.

The candidate must have a keen interest in how businesses work, coupled with the ability to jump into a project with the intention to learn and add value. You will foster strong working relationships with key individuals within our portfolio companies and leverage your technical skills to assist in optimizing internal processes and efficiencies. A background or studies in finance or business is preferred.

We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

DEADLINE TO APPLY:  Monday, June 21, 2021 by 4:30 p.m.

 

For detailed job description, click Finance/Admin_Clerk or Business_Development_Support

 

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Dakwäkäda Capital Investments Board Opportunity

CAFN is seeking ONE PERSON (including Citizens) to sit as Board of Directors of Dakwäkäda Capital Investments Limited Partnership (DCILP) for a term of three years. 

DCILP is a privately-held investment firm located in Whitehorse, Yukon. Our sole-shareholder is the Champagne and Aishihik Trust, an organization whose purpose is to hold and manage most investment and business assets of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN), based in Haines Junction, Yukon.

DCILP currently holds financial interest in Castle Rock Enterprises, RAB Energy Group LP, and Properties.

Education and Experience:

  • Extensive professional experience with significant leadership accomplishments in business, government, or the non-profit sector
  • A commitment to and understanding of DCILP’s business mandate
  • A strong network to help make connections for the organization
  • Savvy diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating and building consensus
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and a passion for enabling organizational growth.

Application Process:

Every person applying must:

  1. Submit a CAFN Board and Committees application
    https://cafn.ca/government/board-committee/
  2. Submit a current resume
  3. Start a request for a criminal record check
    http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/steps-getting-a-certified-criminal-record-check
  4. Start a request for a credit report check
    https://www.consumer.equifax.ca/personal/education/credit-report/how-to-get-a-free-credit-report/
  5. Photocopies of your applications for the criminal records check and credit check must be included with your application and resume.

Board and Committee applications, a Request to Obtain a Free Credit Form and information to obtain a Criminal Record Check are available at the front desks of both CAFN offices.  It is up to the individual to pay any fees for information, should they choose.

All documents are to be submitted to:

Marlaine Joe
PO Box 5310
Haines Junction, YT  Y0B 1L0
867-634-4200 ext. 235
mjjoe@cafn.ca

We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

DEADLINE TO APPLY:  Friday November 13, 2020 by 4:30 p.m.

 For details, please see visit: https://cafn.ca/dakwakada-capital-investments-limited-partnership-board-opportunity/

DCI Opportunities

We are always open to receiving resumes from qualified applicants interested in joining our team.
To submit your application for current or future employment opportunities, please forward your resume and cover letter to:

Dakwakada Capital investments LP
#303-104 Elliott St.,
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0M2
finance@dakwakada.com