• Mine Engineer

    Job Locations CA-SK-Allan
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    System ID
    Job Category
    Engineering & Technical Services
    Business Unit
  • Job Description

    Mine Engineer, Allan, SK

    Why work at Nutrien? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at Nutrien. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

    The Mine Engineer will report to the Chief Mine Engineer. This position will work closely with the Mine Operations, and Mine Maintenance teams. The Mine Engineer will complete tasks in support of mine operations in various capacities

    Key Tasks:

    • Mine design, process, planning and scheduling – completing components of long and short range mine design, reporting on mine Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and developing and delivering schedules in various time horizons that are aligned to the operational strategy for the mine
    • Mine Ventilation support – completing proactive designs, identifying capital requirements, and assisting in short term troubleshooting to ensure the mine is successfully being ventilated
    • Geotechnical support – providing long term geotechnical support to assist with mine design and planning, as well as operations field support for addressing ground hazards that can develop in the underground environment
    • Supervision of employees and/or external contractors
    • Working on cross-functional team projects for the mine
    • Identifying and managing operational, capital and business improvement requirements to execute mine development and production activities


    • Technical proficiency in Underground Rock Mechanics
    • Technical proficiency in Mine Ventilation
    • Proficiency with MicroStation, AutoCad, or alternate drafting/mining software
    • Proficiency with mine planning software
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
    • Ability to complete work in a timely manner with accuracy and attention to detail
    • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a calm focus during busy periods
    • Retain a positive attitude and safety focused approach
    • Ability to prioritize and work as part of a team
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to lead and develop people, as well as ability to provide coaching and mentoring 


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Mine Engineering, Geological Engineering, or a related discipline
    • Eligible for membership in the Association of Professional Engineers of Saskatchewan
    • Experience in potash mining, and project management would be considered an asset.
    • Ability to work underground
    • Eligible to work in Canada

    Nutrien is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

    If this sounds like a good match, apply now.  In order to ensure consideration for this role, candidates are encouraged to apply by July 20, 2018. However, this job will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies. 

    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.



    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed