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Sr. Engineer, NATM



Job Description

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Position and Responsibilities


As a member of the mine engineering team, you will provide specialized technical support to the Cigar Lake operation.  You will primarily be responsible for providing NATM (New Austrian Tunnelling Method) expertise for the tunnel development works.  You will also be responsible for overseeing other mine development, ground support and geotechnical instrumentation. 


You will be responsible for processing daily and weekly progress/production reports, preparing and analysing graphical plots of performance data and preparing regular oversight reports.  You will interpret and respond to changes in conditions and geotechnical monitoring trends in a prompt and decisive manner, as well as process and review geotechnical monitoring data to ensure the safety of the tunnelling works.  You will also attend daily progress meetings with the contractor and mining operations staff.


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 short and long term targets.


Cameco offers a competitive total rewards package including base salary, bonus (target of 18%), pension, benefits and employee share ownership plan and vacation. The base salary for this position has an approximate range of $110-140,000 CAD annually.


This position is located at our Cigar Lake operation in Northern Saskatchewan and works on a two-week in /two-week out shift schedule rotation (77 hours/week).


Education and Qualifications


Requirements of the position:

  • Bachelor's degree in civil or geotechnical engineering
  • Seven to twelve years of relevant work experience
  • Significant tunnel experience, with  three or more years expertise in NATM techniques
  • Experience working in an underground mining environment
  • 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



  • Strong communication, leadership, technical, planning and organizational skills 


Contact: Cynthia Lee

Phone: (306) 956-8056, Fax: (306) 956-6539


2121 -11Th St West, Saskatoon, SK, S7M 1J3

Please note that we only accept applications via our careers portal at www.cameco.com/careers.


Req ID #: 25065

Posted: November 22, 2016

Posting end date: December 23, 2016

Safety Sensitive Position

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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Posting Date: 22-Nov-2016Engineering Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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