Mechanical Engineer - ID #214 - Saskatoon, SK

Our client is seeking a Mechanical Engineering working in the Underground Engineering Department.

Roles and Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for assisting the Chief Mine Maintenance Engineer in all aspects of the mine maintenance department, including equipment selection, mechanical design, project management, contractor management, and other assigned duties.

Mechanical Engineer will provide maintenance engineering support to maintain and improve underground facilities, equipment, and processes.

Design review of existing and new mechanical and structural systems

Preform technical assignments, including:

Gathering and correlating basic data

Performing detailed engineering duties involving calculations and relatively standard tests

Making computations and preparing graphs and charts from recorded data

Preparing design drawings

Preparing technical records and reports

Making recommendations and being involved with important decision-making on technical aspects of projects

Assist other engineers in the study and recommendation of new or existing equipment and methods

Supervise Mine Mechanical Technician(s) to ensure timely and accurate completion of assignments

Oversee and provide direction for field activities to ensure safe and quality implementation of mechanical and structural systems

Interface with operations and maintenance personnel for successful development, planning, execution, and completion of new or existing equipment and methods

Coordinate the activities of service providers

Act as a relief supervisor for mine maintenance and shaft departments, as required

Manage project and technical documentation, as required

Provide engineering and project management support to Capital Program team, as required

Responsible for tracking costs of their assigned projects

Be a safety leader, foster a positive safety culture, and perform duties, as assigned, for Safety Program

Structural inspection experience would be considered an asset.


Strong organizational and time management skills

Ability to handle a large and varied workload

Ability to work independently and in groups

Ability to understand and manage work involving multiple disciplines

Understanding and application of Project Management principles and techniques

Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills

Strong technical writing skills

Ability to effectively communicate in professional setting and with diverse groups

Ability to effectively manage and monitor performance of consultants and contractors

Experience with mechanical / structural inspections is an asset

Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, OneNote, OneDrive, etc.)

Proficiency with Primavera scheduling software is an asset

Proficiency with Oracle Business Intelligence software is an asset

Required Qualifications

Must be registered or be eligible for registration with APEGS

Eng designation (through APEGS) or registered EIT
Formal education or significant experience in effective communication is an asset

Ability to work underground

Understanding of underground potash mining is an asset

Eligible to work in Canada

The duration of the contract would be up to 1 year, however our client reserves the right to cancel the contract at any time.

Contract is Time and Materials and detailed LEM/Timesheets will be required.

Schedule is 4X10 hour days (6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) with the potential for off-hours / weekend work depending on the workload.

Reference Job ID #214