• Analyst, IT Potash

    Job Locations CA-SK-Vanscoy | CA-SK-Saskatoon
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/17/2018 10:55 AM)
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    Job Category
    Information Technology
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  • Job Description

    Analyst, IT Potash, Vanscoy, 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.

    Reporting to the IT Manager, Potash, the IT Analyst is responsible for maintaining and supporting our implemented information and communication systems and technology at our Vanscoy Potash operation. 

    The IT Analyst will collaborate with local and Corporate IT teams to maintain systems and satisfy end user requests in a timely manner, such that our employees are able to do their jobs effectively and efficiently.  This in turn contributes to the productivity of our people, which in turns supports our business.


    Consideration will be given to applicants with proven experience with designing/implementing/supporting Cisco networks and equipment.

    Core Responsibilities:

    • Acquire knowledge of Nutrien Vanscoy’s policies, procedures, and operations
    • Attend/participate in monthly departmental safety meetings and perform duties in a safe, healthy, and environmentally responsible manner
    • Network troubleshooting and support – surface and underground operations
    • Tier 1 and Tier 2 user support for computer hardware, software, peripherals, and desk/cellular phones
    • Respond to user requests (application\file access, hardware, software, etc)
    • Workstation, server, network, and phone system maintenance, upgrades, and deployments
    • Basic workstation, server, network, phone system administration and monitoring
    • Inventory and licensing
    • Purchasing and warehouse inventory maintenance
    • Researching, designing, and implementing basic systems and solutions
    • Assist the rest of the local IT Team on tasks and Projects when required


    Characteristics for Successful Performance:

    • Strong verbal and electronic communication skills – The IT Analyst will be in constant contact with internal employees, contractors and vendors and require these skills to provide prompt, effective service.
    • Problem solving skills – Excellent hardware/software troubleshooting skills are essential to ensure the IT analyst can diagnose and find a solution on demand to end user incidents and requests in a timely fashion.
    • The ability to work efficiently on their own and as a member of a group
    • The ability to work under the pressure of tight timelines, to ensure maximum uptime of critical IT systems


    Required Professional Qualifications and Education:

    • 2 Year Technical Diploma/Degree
    • 1-5 years or experience in Corporate IT (preferably in a mining or industrial environment)
    • Certification in the following systems would be an asset:
      • Cisco Certification(CCENT, CCNA, CCNA-VOICE)
      • VMware(VCA-DBT, VCP6.5DCV)
      • Microsoft Windows Server 2016(MTA, MCSA)


    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. 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.



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