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Instrumentation Specialist (2 Year Term)

Employer: Orano Canada Inc.

Closing Date: 27/05/2022

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Job Description:

Instrumentation Specialist (2 Year Term) (Saskatoon)

Reporting to the Supervisor, Technical Services, this position is responsible for the following duties:

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform as-building and reverse engineering of instrumentation assets and control system configuration as part of a dedicated team whose purpose is to identify and document Process Safety Information to support HAZOPs
  • Provide control system and instrumentation technical support to other Orano Canada departments as required
  • Connect and collaborate with all Organizational groups (Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, Metallurgy, EH&S, IS, Process Safety Management, Asset Integrity Management) to collect information
  • Update and redline equipment specifications, datasheets, and drawings of existing installations
  • Embrace and support Operational Excellence efforts and OE Culture
  • Comply with all Orano health, safety, and environmental policies, practices, and procedures
  • Promote and adhere to Orano Canada’s values: Customer Satisfaction, Continuous Improvement, Respect and People Development, Cohesion and Team Spirit, Exemplarity, Integrity, Responsibility.
  • Other duties as requested by the Supervisor, Technical Services

Skills and Qualifications for the position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in instrumentation, computer or electrical engineering or a two (2) year diploma in a recognized instrumentation technology program
  • Proven industrial experience and application of instrumentation and control system knowledge
  • Eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer or an Engineering Licensee with APEGS
  • Advanced to expert knowledge of field instrumentation, including valves, safety devices, and measurement devices
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in control system and instrumentation analysis, design, construction, and commissioning
  • Working knowledge of DeltaV hardware, software, and architecture; Ability to reverse engineer control system configuration to generate cause and effect diagrams and/or control philosophies
  • Working knowledge of SIS systems is considered an asset
  • Working knowledge of Modicon PLC hardware, software, and architecture
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent ability to analyze opinions and facts and to form recommendations for communication and approval from stakeholders throughout the company
  • Excellent planning, organization, and time management skills to coordinate efforts and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to provide clear recommendations and to interact in a team environment, as well as work independently

Cooperative and collaborative with the ability to cultivate relationships with other departments and with external partners

Work Location & Schedule:

  • Saskatoon office
  • Travel to Orano northern mine or project sites is required with varying durations and frequencies
  • Travel to Orano northern mine or project sites is required with varying durations and frequencies


Orano is responsible for providing a healthy and safe workplace. As part of this, Orano employees, contractors and visitors at Orano offices, field sites and operations are required  to be fully vaccinated. All new hires will require proof of vaccination as a condition of their employment.

“Fully vaccinated” means two weeks after a person has received a single dose of a single course COVID-19 vaccination approved for use in Canada, or two weeks after a person has received the second dose of a dual course COVID-19 vaccination approved for use in Canada.

As a condition of employment the successful candidate must complete Orano’s pre- employment checks including education verification and employment reference checks.

Drug (including marijuana) and alcohol substance testing is a requirement for all Safety Sensitive positions. Applicants who have recently used marijuana recreationally may not pass a substance test as marijuana can remain in the user’s system for as many as 30 days after use.

Orano is an equal opportunity employer. We value the knowledge, experience and cultures and commit to the advancement of Indigenous Peoples, Women, Visible Minorities and People with Disabilities and strongly encourage all candidates from these designated groups to apply for our career opportunities.

Applicants are kindly requested to submit a cover letter which provides a summary of experience and describes the reason for interest in the position.

Click here to apply by May 27th, 2022.

Job #: 022-097-S