Job title: Senior Asset Integrity Engineer

Company: Vale

Job description: Job Description:Who We Are:Welcome to Vale. Our purpose is to improve life and transform the future. Together. We value our workforce and strive to offer continuous training and career development opportunities for our people.Vale Base Metals is one of the world’s largest producers of high-quality nickel and an important producer of copper and responsibly sourced cobalt. With headquarters in Toronto, Canada, and operations in Newfoundland & Labrador, Ontario, Manitoba, UK, Indonesia, and Brazil, we are delivering the critical building blocks for a cleaner, greener future.Applying the latest technologies to sustainably mine the critical minerals that power electric vehicles, build renewable energy solutions, and help develop life-saving medical equipment is at the heart of what we do.We have a proud history of mining in Manitoba. Our operations in Thompson, with two operating mines, is located 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.We invite you to be part of our evolution.Our Team:The Engineering, Maintenance & Reliability team is accountable for the overall asset reliability and asset life cycle performance for Manitoba Operations. This role is key in ensuring the integrity & Reliability of all Electrical assets in Manitoba Operations.The OpportunityWe are currently seeking a Senior Asset Integrity Engineer to join our Engineering, Maintenance and Reliability Team based in Thompson, Manitoba.The Senior Asset Integrity Engineer is responsible for developing, implementation and management of the asset integrity inspection program. This key role is working in collaboration with the operational and maintenance team to ensure Safety, asset integrity, maximizing uptime & minimizing cost, while ensuring full compliance with federal, provincial laws, acts and regulations to ensure public safety, environmental and Vale’s social license to operate.Additionally, in this position you will:

  • Identify required updates to the asset data standard to optimize asset performance through a failure reporting and corrective action system (FRACAS) according to industry practice.
  • Leads development and implementation of performance management activities to ensure ongoing improvement to processes and procedures.
  • Develops strategies and processes to monitor and manage the integrity, safety and reliability of assets.
  • Reviews and incorporates best practice protocols through performance reporting.
  • Prepares and issue the routine asset integrity risk report.
  • Reporting of service levels for the asset management plan
  • Defining the asset lifecycle strategies / activities in the asset management plan
  • Manages updates to the asset risk management framework and the asset risk assessment process.
  • Manage the critical asset health dashboards and reports.
  • Identifies training needs for competency assessments.
  • Identifies and pursues opportunities to continuously improve asset maintenance strategy.
  • Identify and deploy opportunities to optimize preventative maintenance plans.
  • Develop tools/plans for data maintenance to support data integrity and performance.
  • Ensures compliance with all provincial regulatory requirements for static equipment.
  • Optimize the static equipment annual outage scope based on the risk.

About YouEducation:

Psychologist (PhD) - East Coast Forensic Hospital - Mental Health & Addictions
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from a recognized institution.
  • Eligible for registration as a licensed professional engineer with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba.


  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in a heavy industry such as Mining, Pulp & Paper, or Oil & Gas.


  • Ability to take ownership of the work and possess strong work and business management skills (resource, planning & work prioritization management, results focused)
  • Strong analytical, planning, organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in SAP.
  • Ability to influence and promote the high reliability culture within the organization.

How can Vale grow your career?The Senior Asset Integrity Engineer is a critical technical leadership 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.

Why ThompsonThompson 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. 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.Include to TransformAt 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 critical 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.Interested applicants must submit their application online at .Grade: F5TApply by: July 5, 2024#ValeBaseMetals

Location: Thompson, MB

Job date: Sat, 22 Jun 2024 22:40:32 GMT