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Ground Control Engineer


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Job Title: Ground Control Engineer
Location: Lanigan, SK, Prairies Canada, Canada
Company: Nutrien Ltd.
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Food & Beverage Products and Processing
Career Type: Agronomist
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Ground Control Engineer - (Lanigan, Saskatchewan, Canada)
At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.
Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.
We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.
Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.
The Ground Control Engineer will report to the Chief Mine Engineer.
What you will do:
  • Lead a broad variety of underground mining projects in support of potash mining operations
  • In field ground condition assessments and ground support plansTrial and implement new geotechnical control techniquesGround monitoring instrumentationProject management of underground rehabilitation projects
  • Provide technical support to mine design changes
  • Mining research, data collection, analysis and reporting
What you will bring:
    A Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering or Geological Engineering (or equivalent) from an accredited university, with minimum 2 years of ground control/rock mechanics experienceEligible for professional designation (P. Geo., P. Eng., or both)Must have good technical knowledge of mining as well as good understanding of mining operationsPreference will be given to candidates with potash mining experience Demonstrate positive safety behavior and safety leadershipPossess strong leadership skillsSuperior interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills are essentialSuperior technical ability and analytic skills
  • Strong computer skills are required, including the use of Microsoft Office as well as drafting experience
  • Ability to work safely and effectively in a team environment as well as independentlyWillingness to learn and gain adequate knowledge and experience through trainingExperience with modern geographic information systems is an asset
Are you a good match? Apply today!
Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics
This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
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Job Post Date: 07/02/20
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