Chemist, Chemical Initiatives & Services (BB-08B69)

Found in: Neuvoo CA



The Chemist, Chemical Initiatives & Services is accountable to research, develop and implement tasks, methodologies and practices for the corporation. As a member of SaskPower’s management team, this position is responsible for assisting with and/or preparing technical studies, business cases, designs, specifications, tender evaluations, and equipment and construction drawings. This position will prepare project plans, costs, and schedules and provide contract management and project coordination services; ensuring alignment with departmental and corporate strategic goals and objectives.


• Learn and become familiar with assigned technical tasks, methodologies and practices
• Provide assistance and prepare project plans and monitor project costs and schedules
• Provide technical assistance for construction, commissioning and operations
• Perform technical and economic analysis of alternative solutions for project business cases, and make recommendations on courses of action
• Prepare project plans, monitor costs and schedules and initiate corrective action as appropriate
• Provide direction for construction and commissioning projects and initiatives
• Develop criteria, guidelines, standards and new practices based upon codes, technologies and methodologies
• Provide direction to technologists, technicians, consultants and management staff
• Provide direction to staff, consultants and other external technical agencies as required
• Other related duties as assigned


• Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry
• Eligible for membership in the Association of Professional Chemists of Saskatchewan OR;
• Professional Chemist Designation (P.Chem)
• Experience planning facilities and providing design, construction, operations, commissioning, contract management and coordination of projects
• Results oriented thinker, with the ability to manage and provide advice regarding complex and confidential issues with sensitivity and professionalism
• Ability to work and manage in a changing environment
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Excellent facilitation, project management and decision making skills
• Ability to foster a culture focused on safety, innovation and teamwork
• Demonstrated skill in SaskPower's Competencies
• Must have a continuing record of professional development
• Working knowledge of the following instruments/techniques would be an advantage: Ion Chromatography; ICP-MS; LC-MS; GC-MS and GC
• Experience in emission sampling & testing including the use of portable gas testing equipment 

A suitable combination of relevant education and experience may also be considered

Candidates under consideration may be required to participate in an assessment process consisting of any/all of the following: interview, abilities test, case study and/or presentation. SaskPower has identified competencies that enable performance and success within each out of scope role at SaskPower. For more information on these job family competencies and those that relate to the position that you are applying on, please visit: SaskPower offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Diversity and inclusion are also a priority for us. At SaskPower, we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace and having a workforce representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to selections based on merit and to the full participation of diversity groups. These groups include the four equity groups recognized by the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission: Indigenous Peoples, Members of Visible Minority Groups / Racialized Groups, Persons with Disabilities and Women in Under-Represented Roles, as well as LGBTQ persons and Newcomers to Saskatchewan. Visit our website for details.

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