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Sr. Mine Engineer

Job Details

Job ID#: 20525
Location: Saskatchewan, Canada

Closing Date: January 19, 2016


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Position and Responsibilities


Working with the McArthur River team, you will be responsible for providing mine engineering expertise and leadership to an underground uranium mine site.  Core duties include mine planning and scheduling, ventilation, ground freezing, ground control, surveying and other activities to support underground development, production and construction in a geo-technically challenging environment.


With safety as your core value, you will focus on high quality results and provide direction and guidance to ensure that planning is in place to achieve the successful transition from construction to production.


This position is eligible for the employee referral program. 


Education and Qualifications


Requirements of the position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in geological, geotechnical or mine engineering
  • At least seven years of experience in underground mining or progressive mine engineering positions, or equivalent
  • You must be eligible for registration with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
  • Work a rotational schedule and commute to site by aircraft


  • A proven track record of being able to deliver results, meet targets and achieve objectives
  • Knowledge of the nuclear industry and regulatory environment
  • Strong technical knowledge of mining and development within the Athabasca Basin


Req ID #: 20525

Posted: January 4, 2016

Posting end date: January 19, 2016


Safety Sensitive Site

The McArthur River operation is located in northern Saskatchewan and operates on a rotational schedule. Employees commute to the site by aircraft from designated locations in Saskatchewan.

Safety is a top priority at Cameco. Successful candidates for all positions at Safety-Sensitive Sites must take and pass a Substance Test as a condition of employment.


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