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Journeyperson Refrigeration Mechanic

Cameco Careers Full-Time  Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada 27 Jul 2017

Job Description

Journeyperson Refrigeration Mechanic
Cigar Lake, SK


Cameco is looking for a motivated individual to join our technical services team at the world’s second largest high grade uranium deposit, located at the Cigar Lake operation in northern Saskatchewan.

Reporting to the drilling and freezing engineer, your main responsibility will be to assist with facets of the freeze plant(s) operation. You will assist with the field training and mentoring of freeze plant operators and will help with the operation of all freeze plant and associated equipment. Responsibilities will also include assisting with the installation, maintenance and repair of all refrigeration equipment on site with respect to the freeze plant equipment; this will include both surface and underground equipment. You will help plan, coordinate and execute freeze plant equipment shutdown and start-ups.

You will manage the preventative maintenance of existing equipment, use troubleshooting techniques to identify problems on components and systems, as well as be responsible for the installation of new equipment by following the corporate environmental, health and safety policies and standards in the trade.


Requirements of the position:

  • Minimum grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Saskatchewan or interprovincial journeyperson refrigeration mechanic certification
  • Valid Saskatchewan refrigeration engineer certification
  • Minimum two to three years of directly related industrial experience
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player with good computer and organizational skills
  • Work a rotational two week in – two week out schedule and commute to site by aircraft


  • Greater than 100T ammonia freeze plant experience would be considered an asset

Preference will be given to Residents of Saskatchewan’s North

Safety is a top priority at Cameco. Successful candidates for all safety sensitive positions must pass a substance test as a condition of employment.

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 August 16, 2017. Please quote competition number 27271.

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