Cameco is one of the world's largest uranium producers. Our leading position is backed by our proven and probable reserves and extensive resources. Cameco holds premier land positions in the world's most promising areas for new uranium discoveries in Canada and Australia as part of an intensive global exploration program. Cameco is also a leading provider of processing services required to produce fuel for nuclear power plants, and generates 1,000 MW of clean electricity through a partnership in North America's largest nuclear generating station located in Ontario, Canada.SAFETY OFFICER Key Lake OperationPOSITION AND RESPONSIBILITIESWorking with the health and safety team, you will be responsible for supporting the workplace health and safety programs through education and leadership.
Key functions of the position are: Ensure compliance to all relevant regulatory requirementsCoaching and auditing of the safety programAssist in the development and delivery of emergency response, fire and rescue training plansIncident command in times of crisisSafety-related supervisor and employee trainingMaintenance of safety equipment, fire hall and response trailersSupervise and provide mentorship/leadership to safety techniciansFacilitate inspections, internal audits and incident investigationsPromote a good working relationship with other groups and departmentsEDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONSRequirements of the position: Diploma in occupational health and safety, or relevant technologyFive to eight years of relevant work experienceExperience in emergency response training development and deliveryEquivalent combination of education and work experience consideredBackground in surface emergency responseExcellent communication, organizational, interpersonal and computer skills with the ability to work in a team environmentWork a rotational schedule and commute to site by aircraftAssets: Canadian registered safety professional (CRSP) or equivalent designationAdvanced first aid certificateThe Key Lake operation is located in northern Saskatchewan and operates on a rotational schedule. Employees commute to the site by aircraft from designated locations in Saskatchewan.Safety is a top priority at Cameco. Successful candidates for all safety sensitive positions must pass a substance test as a condition of employment. We offer: • competitive pay• superior benefits• employee share ownership plan for all employees• Live Better wellness programCameco values diversity.
In keeping with this principle and our employment equity goals, we particularly encourage qualified applicants from the designated equity groups to apply.To explore this career opportunity, please use the "Visit Website/Apply online" link above. Deadline for applications is July 2, 2014. Please quote competition number 6905.
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