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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 report to the maintenance supervisor and work primarily underground, but some surface work may be required. You will work as part of a team, but also individually, and be responsible for servicing heavy equipment as specified by preventative maintenance work orders. You should be able to perform preventative maintenance inspections, lubrications, as well as be able to troubleshoot equipment failures, complete overhauls and conduct repair work as required.


Education and Qualifications


Requirements of the position:

Valid Saskatchewan or interprovincial journeyperson heavy duty equipment mechanic certificate
Five years related underground experience with mine development mobile heavy equipment maintenance
Ability to utilize OEM diagnostic software
Team player with good communication skills
Excellent safety record
Work a rotational schedule and commute to site by aircraft


Familiarity with computerized maintenance tracking using SAP
Preference will be given to Residents of Saskatchewan’s North.


Req ID #: 38808

Posted: May 4, 2023

Posting end date: May 25, 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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