Chief Maintenance Engineer


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Engineering/Techs, Mining

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Employment Type:

Full time



Job Description:

Position and Responsibilities


As a chief engineer, maintenance, you will provide oversight to the maintenance engineering group, supervising a diverse team of engineers and technologists. You will play a lead role in the execution of Cameco’s operational reliability programs. You will be a subject matter expert on maximizing equipment availability, reliability and performance through effective preventive maintenance practices.


You will be responsible for making recommendations for the capital budget and the non-routine maintenance budget. You will be accountable for ensuring the site’s critical engineering programs are executed: tank inspection, ventilation, structural integrity, pipeline integrity, pressure vessels, electrical infrastructure, etc.


Education and Qualifications


Requirements of the position:                                         

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering
  • A minimum of 10 years of progressive reliability engineering experience
  • Supervisory experience in heavy industry
  • Equivalent combination of education and work experience will be considered
  • You must be eligible for registration with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Work a rotational schedule and commute to site by aircraft


  • Experience in development & execution of reliability programs
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (or better)
  • Experience conducting failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) and root cause failure analysis (RCFA)



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