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Mine Engineer



Job Description



Job Category: Engineering

Location: McArthur River, SK 

Work Contract: Reg Full-Time (K1) 


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Position and Responsibilities


Reporting to the Senior Mine Engineer, you will be responsible for carrying out assignments and projects in support of production schedules. This will include providing expertise in drill/blast, long hole stope design and optimization. You will be responsible for reconciliation of drill/blast and stope design and production reporting. Working closely with operating and technical groups you will support optimum utilization of resources.


Education and Qualifications


Requirements of the position:

  • Bachelor's degree in geological, geotechnical or mine engineering
  • At least four years of experience in underground mining
  • 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
  • Experience with conventional long hole stoping in weak rock masses
  • Strong communication and computer skills



Req ID #: 25385

Posted: January 13, 2017

Posting end date: January 27, 2017


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


Preference will be given to Residents of Saskatchewan's North.


Safety Sensitive Site


 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.


Contact Information

Posting Date: 18-Jan-2017Engineering Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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