Project Geologist

  • Company: Cameco
  • Closing date: March 21, 2024
  • Job id: 39382

Job Description

Project Geologist (39382)

Location: Saskatoon, SK

About Us

Cameco is one of the largest global providers of the uranium fuel needed to energize a clean-air world. Utilities around the world rely on our nuclear fuel products to generate safe, reliable, emissions-free nuclear power. Cameco’s corporate office is based in Saskatoon. We have mining operations and projects in northern Saskatchewan, Kazakhstan, the United States and Australia. We are also a leading supplier of uranium refining, conversion, and fuel manufacturing services from our operations in Ontario.

The Role

Cameco’s Exploration team is seeking enthusiastic geologists to lead and support its activities on greenfields and brownfields projects in order to achieve discoveries under its long-term exploration framework. In support of Cameco’s exploration projects, you will be leading the execution of exploration drill programs in northern Saskatchewan in search for the next world-class uranium deposit.

This is a permanent full-time staff position based in Saskatoon.

In this role, you will:
• Be responsible for the planning and execution of cost-effective greenfields/brownfields exploration programs, both in an office and field environment
• Be accountable for the quality of the technical accuracy and execution of exploration projects, while incorporating guidelines from exploration management and other technical experts within the department, moving toward the discovery of economic deposits.
• Supervise project staff and contractors and provide coaching and mentorship of junior personnel in making critical observations and interpretations that lead to collaborative targeting decisions.
• Analyze the results of drilling and other geological information to develop geologic interpretations and models, perform geoscientific compilation work, and write technical reports.
• Be committed to developing a strong safety and environment culture, promoting it through Cameco’s safety, health, environment, and quality (SHEQ) management systems

• Bachelor’s degree in geology or geological engineering
• You must be eligible for registration with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
• At least seven years of relevant work in mineral exploration of hydrothermal systems
• Ability to work in remote locations for extended periods of time
• Digital literacy with various office and geological software programs
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills
• Willingness to work in a team environment

• First Aid, ATV, watercraft, and/or snowmobile training
• GIS and 3D geological modelling
• Graduate degree in geology
• Previous uranium experience

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.

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Deadline for applications is March 21, 2024. Please quote competition number 39382.