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Chief Maintenance Engineer

Cameco Corporation Full-Time  Leask, Saskatchewan, Canada 23 May 2017

Job Description

Chief Maintenance Engineer
Key Lake, SK


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.


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)

We offer:

  • competitive pay
  • superior benefits
  • employee share ownership plan for all employees
  • Live Better wellness program

Cameco values diversity. In keeping with this principle and our employment equity goals, we particularly encourage qualified applicants from the designated equity groups to apply.


To explore this career opportunity, please visit Deadline for applications is June 20, 2017. Please quote competition number 26766.

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