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Website Cameco

Job Category: Trades
Location: Cigar Lake
Work Contract: Reg Full-Time (K1)

At Cameco we understand the value of a diverse workforce and we embrace, encourage and support workplace inclusion and diversity. New ideas, perspectives, experiences, and expertise make Cameco stronger. We are committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the communities we operate in. Our vision is to create a culture where inclusion is the goal, and a diverse and representative workforce is our measure of success. Cameco is committed to providing an inclusive selection process, free from systemic barriers. support employment equity and encourage all members of underrepresented groups (i.e., women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and members of racialized groups/visible minorities) to voluntarily disclose. Cameco welcomes applicants from all backgrounds, abilities, and experiences to apply.

About Us

Cigar Lake, located in northern Saskatchewan, is the world’s highest-grade uranium mine. The uranium produced at Cigar Lake is used for nuclear fuel products, which utilities around the world rely on to generate safe, reliable, emissions-free nuclear power. Cameco is one of the largest global providers of the uranium fuel needed to energize a clean-air world.

The Role

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

In this role, you will:

Work primarily on surface, but some underground work may be required.
Be responsible for servicing heavy equipment as specified by preventative maintenance work orders.
Perform preventative maintenance inspections, lubrications, as well as be able to troubleshoot equipment failures, complete overhauls and conduct repair work as required.


Valid Saskatchewan or interprovincial journeyperson heavy duty equipment mechanic certificate
Five years related experience with mine development mobile heavy equipment maintenance
Ability to utilize OEM diagnostic software
Work a rotational schedule and commute to site by aircraft


Familiarity with computerized maintenance tracking using SAP
Team player with good communication skills
Excellent safety record

Conditions of Employment:

Pre Employment Substance Test
Trade Verification Background Check

Cameco is proud to offer a competitive total reward package which includes:

Competitive compensation program with base and variable pay
Flexible health, drug, dental, and vision plan with a health spending and personal spending account
Fixed benefits including employee and dependant life, AD&D, disability benefits and paid vacation leave
Employee & Family Assistance Programs
RRSP and RPP matching program
Career development opportunities
Relocation costs

Cameco is an employment equity employer and aims to achieve gender parity, and as such, preference will be given to qualified members of equity groups. We are strengthened by the diverse backgrounds of experiences and encourage applicants with various levels of expertise to apply, as equivalent combination of education and work experience are considered.

Req ID #: 39607
Posted: May 14, 2024
Posting end date: May 28, 2024
Salary Range: $118,245

Safety Sensitive Site

Preference will be given to Residents of Saskatchewan’s North (RSN).
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.

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