Manitoba Hydro

Posted May 25, 2023 at 01:00 pm Closes Jun 8, 2023 at 01:00 pm

Job Location:
Gillam, MB
Job Category:
Job Type:
Term Position
How To Apply:
Mail, E-mail or AMIK.ca


Gillam, MB

Manitoba Hydro is consistently recognized as one of Manitoba's Top Employers!

Great Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Pension and working conditions that provide for a balanced approach to work, family life and community.
  • Northern allowance and other northern benefits, all in accordance with corporate policies.

Manitoba Hydro is a leader among energy companies in North America, recognized for providing highly reliable service and exceptional customer satisfaction. Join our team of Manitoba's best as we continue to build a company that supports innovation, commitment and customer service.

We are seeking a temporary Utilityworker to join our Northern Generation Department in Gillam, Manitoba for a duration of approximately 12 months.  You will perform various duties associated with the Northern Generation Generating Stations. 

The opportunity to work at the Northern Generation Department (NGD) in Gillam has excellent benefits and allows you to work with exciting & diverse teams.  See below for more details.


  • Participate actively and positively in the development of the team and the achievement of the team's goals.
  • Assist tradespersons and technicians in the performance of their duties.
  • Assist with rough carpentry and concrete work, grouting and cement finishing, bricklaying, fence erection and building erection.
  • Assist in plant cleanliness, painting, grass cutting, landscaping, maintenance of roads and grounds, and snow removal.
  • Ensure that duties performed comply with Corporate and regulatory environmental requirements.  Report any incidents or situations that may be harmful to the environment or in violation of corporate or regulatory requirements.
  • Operate simple electrical and pneumatic tools.
  • Perform rigging work which will require climbing ability.
  • Operate the following mobile equipment as required:  cars, trucks, track-mobiles, tractors, front-end loaders, backhoe, snowmobile, motor boat, powerhouse cranes and other light equipment.
  • Assist in the placement and removal of stop logs on forebay and tailrace gates.
  • Required to perform grinding duties during the turbine runner repairs and also assist in scroll case inspections.
  • May be required to direct and train junior personnel in work engaged in the station.


  • Minimum Grade 10 education or equivalent.
  • Required to have a minimum of one year related experience.
  • Semi-skilled in the work of the building trades.
  • Physically capable of working at heights and in adverse weather conditions.
  • Fully understand and adhere to regulations pertaining to the use of power tools and Corporation safety rules.
  • Capable of understanding and following written and oral instructions, plans and sketches of small projects.
  • Requires the ability to work harmoniously with fellow employees.
  • Familiar with the use of the EAM system.
  • Possess a valid Manitoba Driver's Licence and be willing to obtain a Class 2 Licence with air brake endorsement.

Salary Range

Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The range for the classification is $20.27-$28.28 Hourly, $38,843.48-$54,191.80 Annually.

Northern Benefits

There are multiple stations in NGD which generate 70% of the electricity produced for Manitobans.  This provides great experience and opportunities through project and maintenance work.  Along with joining a great community, you may be eligible for:

  • Transportation to and from site
  • Medical & Northern travel trips and travel days (eligible for all family members)
  • Northern Allowance
  • Northern vacation days, guaranteed overtime (OT) hours, and more!

There are many amenities in Gillam including a hospital, school, daycare, airport, train station, and currently under construction a Co-op food store. There is a state-of-the-art Water Treatment Plant & Recreation Centre plus the opportunity to participate in the best seasonal experiences & various outdoor activities (hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, boating & more). There are many employment opportunities for partners & family members.

NOTE: This position is primarily based out of Northern Generating Department Stations (NGD) but may be required to perform tasks at other Manitoba Hydro locations.

Apply Now!

Visit www.hydro.mb.ca/careers to learn more about this position and to apply online. The deadline for applications is JUNE 14, 2023.

We thank you for your interest and will contact you if you are selected for an interview.

This document is available in accessible formats upon request. Please let us know if you require any accommodations during the recruitment process.

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