K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) is part of the K+S Group Company, with headquarters in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; a solution potash mine and production facility located near Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan; and a world-class potash handling and storage facility operated in partnership with Pacific Coast Terminals in Port Moody, British Columbia. Bethune mine, formerly known as the Legacy Project, is the first new potash mine in Saskatchewan in nearly fifty years. KSPC celebrated the Grand Opening of Bethune in May 2017 and projects it will reach a production capacity of 2 million tonnes by the end of 2017. The Bethune mine has created new job opportunities for Saskatchewan workers and new business opportunities for Saskatchewan companies supplying goods and services to this major economic development. All sales and distribution of the potash produced at the Bethune mine will be carried out through the K+S Group’s experienced and well-established global distribution structures. For more information visit www.ks-potashcanada.com.
K+S Potash Canada has been recognized as one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for 2016.

Maintenance Welder

Your Responsibilities

As part of the Maintenance and Reliability team the Maintenance Welder will be responsible for executing assigned system maintenance and service tasks on all piping systems within the production areas. This position may work a 24/7 shift rotation or be assigned to an Operating Area.

The successful candidate will:
•Perform all maintenance tasks in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Regulations, Environmental Rules and Regulations and internal policies
•Ensure that all relevant permits, hazard assessments, Lock Out/Tag isolation forms have been properly prepared and completed prior to start of work
•Communicate/report any deficiencies or corrections noticed during routine maintenance and inspections
•Work directly with outside contractors during maintenance turnarounds
•Assist with troubleshooting and analysis of system faults and process upsets
•If required, provide hands-on equipment assistance for Commissioning and Start-up Team
•Review and adhere to Standard Operating Procedures and provide feedback and corrections as required
•Participate in vendor led commissioning/training activities
•Participate in safety working groups and training


K+S Potash Canada recognizes the diversity of the workforce and encourages individuals with the equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Qualifying requirements for this role:
•Journeyperson Red Seal Interprovincial Certification in Welding
•Valid T-Sask. F3-F4 welding Certification. P-Groups 1-5, Position-6G Material Thickness- Maximum
•Valid T-Sask. F5-F6 welding Certification. P-Groups 6-11, Position-6G, Material Thickness- Maximum
•Valid Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) Welding Certification “S-Class” All Positions (4F)
•Industrial/Welding/Pipefitting experience in a Manufacturing or Heavy Industrial operation
•Ability to read, comprehend and write technical instructions, reports and procedure
•Demonstrates flexibility in uncertain situations and adapts well to change
•Display the ability to synthesize data and draw conclusions
•Reviews work and provides guidance to junior team members on work activities
•Ensure safe operating procedures (SOP’s) are accurate and up to date
•Works with a strong safety orientation, and a commitment to personal safety and the safety of others
•Must be authorized to legally work in Canada.
•Successful candidates must be eligible to travel outside of Canada as travel may be required.

Additional qualifications are considered an asset:
•Valid T-Sask. F3 Vertical down welding Certification. P-Groups 1-5, Position-6G, Material Thickness- Maximum.
•Valid Saskatchewan General Gasfitter License
•Valid T-Sask Inconel Certification
•Duplex & Monel experience required

Physical Requirements:
•Engaged in heavy physical activities of various kinds. The physical effort required for lifting, pulling, and similar activities is considerable and the activities are performed some of the time in awkward or confined space which adds to the effort
•Work is in a live plant with compressed air, water, steam
•Capable of walking long distances
•Climbing multiple flights of stairs while carrying tools and/or small equipment
•May be required to work in hot, humid conditions as well as outdoors during cold weather conditions
•May have to work at heights

This may be a rotating 12 hour shift position that includes working evening, weekends, and holidays.

Successful candidates may be entitled to relocation assistance.

Employment is subject to successfully completing KSPC’s pre-employment checks which may include criminal record check, education verification, functional fitness evaluation and drug & alcohol testing.

To ensure consideration for this role, please apply by December 20, 2017.


Amazing Opportunities at K+S Potash Canada while building your career.

Good People and Great Culture
•Have the opportunity to be part of a team committed to building a new and diverse culture. At KSPC we are growing our operations, delivering exciting new opportunities, and investing heavily in the communities where we live and work.

Challenge and Growth
•We support your growth potential (support of professional development) and recognition of performance.

Valuable Compensation
•Our total target compensation is competitive and benchmarked to the market. We have a Pay for Performance philosophy that includes two components, fixed (base) pay and short term incentive (bonus) that rewards employees for their contributions towards corporate, team and individual successes.

Supporting Benefits
•A comprehensive, employer paid, benefits program which includes Life, Disability, Health and Dental as well as competitive Retirement benefits PLUS great extras such as:
•Paid work time to help out in your Community (volunteer with a sports team or a charity of your choice) and company money to allocate to your favourite charity!
•A Health Spending Account for extras, like more expensive glasses, and the Wellness Account covers recreational items, like your park camping fees, hunting or fishing license, and can help pay for your gym membership.
•Employee and Family Assistance Program: supporting health at work, home and in life through counselling and various online services.

Work-Life Balance
•We have a competitive time off program including:
•PLUS days – up to (40 hours) to use as needed (take care of the unexpected, enjoy a long weekend or have a “me” day.)
•16 additional hours at two years of service and an additional 24 hours at five years of service with our competitive vacation policy.

Ground-Breaking New Site
•Opportunity to work in a new facility with optimal use of technology

See yourself here, join the team!

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