Nutrien Electrical Technologist Supervisor in Rocanville, Saskatchewan

Job Description

Electrical Technologist Supervisor, Rocanville, SK Canada

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 Electrical Technologist Supervisor will report to the Chief Maintenance Engineer.

Key Tasks:

  • Performs required regulatory compliance checks, key procedure audits, area inspections, job observations and actively participates in the 4 key safety priorities. Ensure that safe work habits are enforced and instruct safe methods of doing work.

  • May be called upon to assist in technical training programs and implementation of approved procedures to achieve an efficient, reliable, and safe operation.

  • Oversee a team of technologist who to carry out the Maintenance, troubleshooting, programming, prototyping, repair, and commissioning of various electrical/electronic systems in the underground mine.

  • Assist in development of weekly and daily schedules/targets for team, work with maintenance & operations to prioritize and integrate work tasks.

  • Manage and prepare weekly/monthly reporting metrics.

  • Actively participates in the continuous improvement programs and initiatives for operational excellence, efficiency, effectiveness, safety, and cost reduction opportunities.

  • Maintain drawing request log, underground drawing index, and drawing system for mine engineering department.

  • Stay current with technological developments through attendance at applicable technical seminars and training sessions.

  • Review advances in industry to evaluate possible new technology applications to improve operations at Nutrien Rocanville.


  • Microsoft Office

  • AutoCAD/Inventor

  • Ability to lead & develop

  • Coaching & Mentoring skills

  • Previous experience in an industrial automation setting is an asset

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Problem Solving

  • Previous Experience in a Rockwell Controls Environment is an asset

  • Cisco Networking Experience (CCENT/CCNA) is an asset

  • Experience with Hydraulics with relation to automation

  • Understanding of project controls, including estimation, planning/scheduling, cost control, change management and risk management

  • Experience with Historian (OSI PI) and OPC (Kepware) Software is an asset


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology Diploma with relevant experience

  • 4-5 years’ of related industrial experience

  • Recognized Professional standing with applicable provincial association (i.e. P.Eng, A.Sc.T)

  • Ability to supervisor underground

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 January 18, 2019. 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.

System ID 2018-8379

Job Category Engineering & Technical Services

Business Unit Potash