Remote Certified Electrician

POWTEC LLC   Craig , AK   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
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Posted on June 26, 2021

Niblack Mine, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska 

Come join POWTEC! A company steeped in tradition as it is concerned with future sustainability.

Located on the shore of Southeast Alaska's rugged Prince of Wales Island, POWTEC was founded by two tribes, the Craig Tribal Association and the Organized Village of Kasaan.  Together, the tribes focused on providing professional support services. POWTEC produces a means for tribal communities of Prince of Wales Island to be self-reliant and achieve social, economic and educational wealth.

We are currently recruiting for positions to support the Niblack Mine on the Prince of Wales Island. Niblack is an advanced mineral exploration project and presents a major opportunity by bringing significant and lasting economic benefits to local residents, businesses and communities.
Please visit to view more information about the mine

Note room and board is available!  Electricians from outside prince of wales island, please apply!

Job Summary:

The Remote Certified Electrician position supports the Niblack Mine on the Prince of Wales Island for POWTEC, LLC' s.  This position will primarily focus on providing electrical preventative maintenance and repairs to existing electrical systems, as well as provide the expertise and experience needed to complete design, planning, installation, and functional checkout of new or modified electrical systems in accordance with local codes and regulations. Electricians will provide the expertise to install, repair, replace, maintain, and perform preventive maintenance within a barge and wall tents. The Electrician must be a certified subject matter expert with experience working remotely.  

The position is working 12-hour shifts, at a remote mine Monday-Sunday, 84 hours weekly and scheduled approximately 3 weeks on 3 weeks off while in a long phase, can be at camp up to 6 weeks. 
Transportation to and from site is provided from Ketchikan, Alaska.  The employee is responsible for arranging their own travel to Ketchikan, AK.
Room and board provided at the work site during the time-on period.
This is position requires successfully passing both a background and drug screening to qualify and will be subject to any post-accident and/or reasonable suspicion testing throughout employment.
Must be US Citizen
Wage $38+/hour depends on experience

What you will bring:

Ability to read blueprints.
Extensive knowledge of electrical systems and wiring.
Ability to use hand tools and power tools.
Proficient in the use of test meters and other diagnostic equipment.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Completion of a formal apprenticeship and valid electrician’s certification required.
Experience with remote camps

POWTEC is passionate on having a diverse workforce and committed to our policy of equal employment opportunity and treating all employees and applicants equally and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, genetics, veteran or marital status, disability status, and all other groups protected by law and promotes diversity in its workforce. POWTEC takes affirmative action to implement programs and maintain practices and policies that eliminate barriers to equal employment opportunity.

In compliance with the ADA Amendment Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 360-377-8600 x209 or via e-mail at


Craig , AK