Senior Mill Engineer

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Senior Mill Engineer

(McClean Lake)


Reporting to the Asset Reliability Engineering Supervisor, this is an exciting opportunity to lead dynamic and multidisciplinary engineering projects with extra emphasis on energy efficiency and reduced carbon emissions.


Responsibilities include:

  • Execute multidiscipline projects of small and medium scope in direct support of operational needs
  • Provide engineering expertise, oversight, coaching and guidance to ensure compliance with industry codes, regulations, standards and good practices
  • Understand and administer management of change (MOC) to facility changes
  • Collaborate with tradespeople and operators to help propel and implement standards and improvements to the milling process and infrastructure
  • Conduct formal risk assessment of new and existing designs
  • Work with other disciplines, subject matter experts and operational personnel to solve process problems and ensure quality objectives, schedules and budgets are maintained
  • Recommend and implement department engineering processes and procedures
  • Participate in the development of feasibility studies, value engineering and cost estimates to support continual improvement
  • Comply with all Orano health, safety and environmental policies, practices and procedures
  • Promote and adhere to Orano Canada’s values: Customer Satisfaction, Continuous Improvement, Respect and People Development, Cohesion and Team Spirit, and Exemplarity, Integrity, Responsibility


Skills and Qualifications for the position include:

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical or Process Engineering from a recognized university
  • Technologists with applicable industrial design experience will be considered
  • A minimum of 15 years of applicable work experience
  • Preference given to those with experience managing carbon reduction initiatives
  • Experience with Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) considered an asset
  • Knowledge of codes, standards and best engineering practices as applied to mining and milling applications is considered an asset
  • Effective planning and organizational skills
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal


Work Location & Schedule:

  • McClean Lake Operation
  • 14 days in and 14 days out rotating schedule
  • Normally an 11 hour work day, although some activity outside or normal working hours may be required



Pick-Up Points: Saskatoon, Prince Albert, La Ronge, Buffalo Narrows and the designated communities in the Athabasca region of  Camsell Portage, Uranium City, Stony Rapids, Fond du Lac, and Wollaston.


Orano is responsible for providing a healthy and safe workplace. As part of this, Orano employees, contractors and visitors at Orano offices, field sites and operations are required to be fully vaccinated. All new hires will require proof of vaccination as a condition of their employment.


“Fully vaccinated” means two weeks after a person has received a single dose of a single course COVID-19 vaccination approved for use in Canada, or two weeks after a person has received the second dose of a dual course COVID-19 vaccination approved for use in Canada.


As a condition of employment the successful candidate must complete Orano’s pre-employment checks including education verification and employment reference checks.


Drug (including marijuana) and alcohol substance testing is a requirement for all Safety Sensitive positions. Applicants who have recently used marijuana recreationally may not pass a substance test as marijuana can remain in the user’s system for as many as 30 days after use.


Orano is an equal opportunity employer.  We value the knowledge, experience and cultures and commit to the advancement of Indigenous Peoples, Women, Visible Minorities and People with Disabilities and strongly encourage all candidates from these designated groups to apply for our career opportunities.


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