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Position and Responsibilities


We are looking for a motivated individual to join the maintenance team at the world’s second largest high grade uranium deposit, located at the Cigar Lake operation in northern Saskatchewan.


You will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, and repair of all mechanical equipment on site. This will include repairs to equipment on surface and underground, as well as troubleshooting equipment failures and documenting repairs.


Education and Qualifications


Requirements of the position:

Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
Valid Saskatchewan or interprovincial journeyperson industrial mechanic certificate/machinist certificate
Five years related experience as an industrial mechanic in a mine, mill or industrial setting and machinist experience in repair and manufacture of industrial equipment
Team player with good communication skills
Excellent safety record
Work a rotational schedule and commute to site by aircraft

Proficient in align boring
Precision machine laser alignment skills
Proficient in stick or MIG welding processes
Familiarity with computerized maintenance tracking using SAP
Preference will be given to Residents of Saskatchewan’s North.


Req ID #: 38806

Posted: May 2, 2023

Posting end date: May 23, 2023


Safety Sensitive Site


The Cigar Lake operation is located in northern Saskatchewan and operates on a 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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