2nd Class Lead Power Engineer
à Thompson, MB

Thompson, MB
Full-time - Permanent
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Numéro de concours: 1056708
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Who We Are:

Welcome to Vale in Canada. As a leader in the mining industry, our responsibility is to positively impact our people, communities, and the environment. We value our workforce and offer continuous training and career development opportunities for our people.

Vale is a global leader in the production of iron ore and one of the largest producers of nickel. Active in Canada for over 100 years, Vale employs nearly 6,000 people across our corporate office in Toronto and sites in Manitoba, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador. Applying the latest technologies to sustainably produce nickel, copper, cobalt, platinum group metals, gold and silver is at the heart of what we do.

With our global headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and approximately 125,000 employees in over 30 countries, Vale is constantly growing and changing. We invite you to be part of our evolution.

We have a proud history of mining in Manitoba. Our operations in Thompson, with two operating mines and concentrator plant, is in the awe-inspiring heart of the northern boreal region. It has a strong future in mining and milling, with an ongoing mission to grow as a safe, prosperous and sustainable nickel producer.

Our Team:

The Utilities Department is a multidiscipline workforce including Electricians, Millwrights, and Instrumentation Technicians. The Lead Power Engineer is an integral and, in many instances, the primary contact for the various internal and external work groups. The main commodities are electricity, steam, air and water. Our goal is to provide uninterrupted services to the Mine and the Surface Plants while everyone is Home Safe.

Why Thompson

Thompson is known as the "Hub of the North." The town was developed in the 1950s around our mine and is now a thriving community. Our home boasts a close-knit and involved community with a vibrant arts and music scene and is known for its hospitality and welcoming nature.

Thompsonites, as we call ourselves, are always ready to welcome new people to town and excited to share its gems with them. Above all, the main draw to Thompson is its unspoiled wilderness filled with waterfalls and wildlife, making it the perfect place for the adventurous soul.

From the Northern Lights to ice fishing, skating, skiing, hockey, sledding, hunting and every winter sport you can imagine, if you love the outdoors, Thompson is the perfect place for you and your family.

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking a Lead Power Engineering – 2nd Class to join our Utilities Department in Thompson, Manitoba.

As a Lead 2nd Class Power Engineer, you will:

  • Gain knowledge and proficiency in SAP
  • Develop leadership skills and independent critical thinking
  • Work independently as well as in small groups (Maintenance and Operations)
  • Manage concurrent task
  • Cooperate with various work groups to complete tasks (example: Engineering, Projects)

Additionally, in this position you will:

  • Follow Vale's Safety Policies, Programs and Legislative Standards
  • Work Collectively with peers and cross functionally with colleagues in engineering, maintenance, and services to achieve the objectives of the plant
  • Support the Plant Manager in the development and management of the cost and capital expenditure budget
  • Execute the implementation of new management systems
  • Seek out opportunities for continuous improvements and lead or participate in teams to implement them
  • Utilize data collection systems to identify and implement change to reduce process variability
  • Ensure there is adherence to the Power Engineers Act.
  • Provide Divisional month end billing statements and facilitate plant access to Utilities billing data.
  • Train the team and others, as required, to foster best-practices, skills, and proficiencies

About You


  • Second Class Power Engineering Certificate is required


  • 5 years of experience in a large facility operating, power distribution, steam generation, vacuum, compressed air, and water distribution systems


  • Strong communication skills and development of concise documents and presentation materials
  • Solid understanding of the Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with Excel
  • Demonstrate open and transparent dialogue
  • Ability to monitor complex processes and coordinate critical activities
  • Seek out opportunities for continuous improvements and lead or participate in teams to implement them
  • Utilize data collection systems to identify and implement change to reduce process variability
  • Experience with coordinating shift resources to ensure uninterrupted services to internal customers
  • Knowledge of planning, organizing, budgeting and prioritizing construction projects is an asset

How can Vale grow your career?

The Lead 2nd Class Power Engineer is a critical technical position that will allow the right candidate to grow their career in our mining and exploration activities in Canada. Additionally, Vale Canada offers a series of benefits including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive pension and benefits (company paid core coverage, flex health and dental coverage, flex accounts, disability plans and optional insurances)
  • Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation, flex, sick, top up for maternity/parental)
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Work culture dedicated to safety, diversity & inclusion, and career growth
  • Grow your career in a large and global company, and mining industry leader
  • Employee Family Assistance Program
  • Online training and career development opportunities
  • Opportunities to advise and oversee the design, budget and construction of new mines and expansions

Difference Makes All the Difference

At Vale, we are committed to ensuring an inclusive work environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. Vale encourages everyone to express their ideas and opinions and values the plurality of individual profiles. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or any other personal consideration that makes us different.

Vale is an equal opportunity employer seeking to increase diversity across our operations and improve equal opportunity at Vale and in the mining industry.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Manitobans Act, accommodation is available throughout our recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.

Grade: F6T

Apply by: May 31, 2023

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