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Laurentian University

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Operations Manager

Operations Manager

About Us
SNOLAB is a unique world-class international facility for deep underground scientific research. Located 2km underground in the Vale Creighton mine, near Sudbury, Ontario, SNOLAB hosts a suite of surface facilities and laboratories including a 5000m2 clean room underground. The science programme at SNOLAB is primarily focussed on subatomic and astroparticle physics, specifically the search for dark matter and neutrino studies.
The Position
The Operations Manager is responsible for the reliable performance of the SNOLAB infrastructure, both surface and underground, as well as any experiment systems assigned by the Director of Programme Delivery. To accomplish this, the position will be expected to take a technical lead in all aspects of the systems under their purview and implement processes to ensure continued operation. These systems include, but are not limited to the following:
• Air handling systems
• Chilled water systems
• Fire alarm systems
• Building Automations systems
• Ultrapure water plant
• Scintillator plant
• Cryogenic systems
The position has line management responsibility for the Operations Group, including four direct reports. The position is required to take rotations as the Manager-On-Call and respond appropriately to after hour incidents.
The successful candidate is expected to have a track record in a leadership capacity and be able to prioritize group resources in alignment with a defined business plan. The candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to health and safety and be familiar with the applicable workplace regulations, regulatory agencies and other relevant legislation.
An Engineering degree with P.Eng, or eligible for P.Eng.
Significant experience managing process plants and/or facilities;
Experience managing a broad range of disciplines;
Experience participating in technical and safety reviews;
Experience leading a group or team would be an asset.
Experience working in a project focused environment would be an asset.
Experience managing budgets would be an asset.
Salary Range
Salary will be determined by qualifications and experience and includes an attractive benefits package. Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with SNOLAB policies.
To Apply
All applications must be submitted tojobs@snolab.ca Please do not fax or mail your applications. By applying to the e-mail address, your application becomes available to managers immediately. Applications must be received no later than the closing date. Interested candidates should include a cover letter and resume.
Closing Date
This posting will remain open until the position is filled but applicant review will commence August 11th, 2017.
SNOLAB thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.
SNOLAB is committed to equity in employment and encourage applications from all qualified applicants, including women, Aboriginal persons, members of visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
SNOLAB will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes in to account an applicant’s accessibility needs.
Further information about SNOLAB may be found at www.snolab.ca
Posting Date: July 24th, 2017
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