Agrium Inc Temporary Geological Engineer in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Geological Engineer - Temporary

If you live safety always and everywhere and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.

Cultivating Excellence is Agrium’s culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is about achieving superior results with integrity together, connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to own your own engagement, the opportunity to be innovative. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.

Who You Will Work With

You will work daily beside teams of people who will care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will own your own work and find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working along beside 15,000 people around the globe who care about you.

Reporting to the Senior Supervisor, Geology, the Geological Engineer should be familiar with the basic concepts of Sedimentary/evaporate deposits, soft rock mechanics, bolting in a soft rock media, geophysical techniques (seismic and ground penetrating radar) and geochemistry. They will provide technical knowledge and support for safe efficient production.

Key Tasks:

  • Act as a strong safety leader and with minimal supervision in all aspects of the underground potash operation.

  • Install, read and reconcile closure and stability monitoring sites throughout critical areas of the mine. This would also include preliminary assessment of the data with any areas of concern noted to senior engineering personnel.

  • Support ground Control Management Plan, PSM and Life Critical Ground program with conducting regular bolting audits, monthly ground checks, test hole monitoring and documenting.

  • Brine and ore (chevron and channel) sampling.

The Ideal Candidate

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to achieving superior results with integrity and sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture.


  • Excellent accuracy and analytical skills, and strong ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, planning, problem solving, and organizational skills

  • Ability to foster a collaborative team environment

  • Highly motivated and demonstrates initiative


  • A Bachelor degree in Geological Engineering

  • Eng designation or the ability to register in the Engineer in training program or with APEGS

  • Potash Mining experience

  • Experience with SAP, MS Word, Excel, ArcGIS and mining software such as Vulcan and GoCAD

Why Agrium?

Winning together; Our Cultivating Excellence culture coupled with great people and delivering superior results with integrity is what sets Agrium apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company, listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

Agrium’s organizational culture promotes sustainability and innovation, with a vision to help ‘feed the world’ in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities.

Agrium is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and veterans.

Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly at . While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.