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Metallurgist Canada


Cameco Canada Canada

2 months ago

At Cameco we understand the value of a diverse workforce and we embrace, encourage and support workplace inclusion and diversity. New ideas, perspectives, experiences, and expertise make Cameco stronger. We are committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the communities we operate in. Our vision is to create a culture where inclusion is the goal, and a diverse and representative workforce is our measure of success. Cameco is committed to providing an inclusive selection process, free from systemic barriers. support employment equity and encourage all members of underrepresented groups (i.e., women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and members of racialized groups/visible minorities) to voluntarily disclose. Cameco welcomes applicants from all backgrounds, abilities, and experiences to apply.

Position and Responsibilities

The metallurgist position resides in the technical services department and reports to the process superintendent. You will be responsible... for providing technical expertise to process operations and establishing operational guidelines and control parameters for uranium milling, water treatment, slurry transport as well as ensuring regulatory requirements are met. Your duties will include daily troubleshooting of plant operations, improving operational data management and analysis, metallurgical accounting, and continuously improve process operations and controls. You will collaborate closely with the Process Operations team and provide consistent operational guidance. You will foster innovation within the operations and technical teams and make recommendations to improve operations while assisting with coordination of activities, people and resources on projects to meet project objectives, timelines and budget.

Education and Qualifications

Requirements of the position:
• Bachelor’s degree in chemical, metallurgical or mineral process engineering
• A minimum of three to five years of relevant work experience
• Professional Engineering designation (P.Eng) , or international membership equivalent
• Proficient and effective communication, analytical and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrate resolute attitude towards safety
• Work a rotational schedule and commute to site by aircraft
• You must be eligible for registration with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)

• Experience with PI Asset Framework & PI Vision
• Experience in application and tuning of Process Controls, including Advanced Process Controls
• Experience with crushing and grinding circuits
• Proficiency with mass and water balances
• Experience with managing small projects
• Experience with time series data analysis and interpretation

Applicants will be considered for a level within the job progression, which is appropriate to their qualifications.

Req ID #: 38702

Posted: March 2, 2023

Posting end date: March 23, 2023

Safety Sensitive Site

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

The physical and psychological safety of our employee’s is a top priority at Cameco. We invite candidates to voluntarily disclose accommodation requirements, if contacted in relation to a job opportunity. Information received will be addressed confidentially and Cameco’s Workplace Inclusion and Accommodation Program document is available upon request. Successful candidates for all positions that will work at Safety Sensitive Sites or Safety Sensitive Positions must take and pass a Substance Test, which includes marijuana, as a condition of employment. Marijuana remains in a user’s system for about 30 days, so applicants who recently used marijuana recreationally should not expect to pass a substance test. Cameco requires all Canadian employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19

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