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March 21, 2023 / Orano Canada Inc. - Intermediate Process Engineer

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Intermediate Process Engineer

Intermediate Process Engineer

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Intermediate Process Engineer
(McClean Lake)

Reporting to the Senior Process Optimization Engineer, this position is responsible for the following duties:

Responsibilities include:
• Develop familiarity in various unit operations in a uranium milling environment (such as acid leaching, counter current decantation, solvent extraction, precipitation and water treatment)
• Write and review technical reports, process design, equipment and construction specifications
• Create process optimization scoping documents ensuring concise objectives, designs, planning, installation, and commissioning
• Provide assistance and technical advice during design, HAZOPs, procurement, construction and commissioning activities
• Perform targeted monitoring of process units and provide recommendations for process improvements
• Administer process designs that minimize hazards, achieve the desired intent, minimize costs, and adhere to relevant internal and external industry standards
• Contribute technical support including process inspections, process studies and evaluations from inspection findings and pre-startup safety reviews
• Plan and conduct projects to improve efficiency; determine engineering scopes and test plans as required
• Execute and review Feasibility Studies / Conceptual Design / Process Studies/ Detail Engineering Design
• Development and verification of key design documents (Material Balance, PFD’s, P&ID’s and Shutdown Keys)
• Work within and support the Management of Change (MOC) process for scope development and execution
• Other duties as required

Skills and Qualifications for the position include:
• A Bachelor’s degree in Chemical or Metallurgical Engineering and eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer with APEGS
• Preference given to applicants with experience in operational industrial environments
• Preference given to applicants proficient in the conventional unit processes in mineral processing and hydrometallurgy
• Experience in OSIsoft PI, PI Vision, SAP considered an asset
• Effective analytical, interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
• Ability to innovate in the areas of uranium processing with a focus on plant efficiency, capital and operating cost optimization and compliance to environmental regulations

Work Location & Schedule:
• McClean Lake site
• 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

Fly Day- This position will fly in and fly out on Tuesday

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.

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.

Apply online at by April 11th, 2023.
Job #: 022-235-M

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Application Deadline: 11/04/2023

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