People, processes, and technology: How Cameco is improving how physical assets are managed at its mining operations
J.-P. is the director, physical asset management & reliability for Cameco Corporation, an uranium mining and nuclear fuel manufacturer based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Prior to this he was manager, engineering & maintenance at Cameco’s conversion facility in Port Hope, Ontario.
Before joining Cameco, J.-P. held a number of management positions, including manager, maintenance & reliability for an OSB producer in northern Ontario, and superintendent, maintenance services for a pulp and paper manufacturer based in eastern Quebec. Leading to these positions were a number of technical appointments with a nickel mining company at various sites in northern Ontario and Quebec, including senior projects engineer, and senior maintenance engineer.
J.-P. holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the Faculty of Applied Science at Queen’s University and is a graduate of the University of Toronto’s Physical Asset Management Program. He is a licensed engineer with Professional Engineers Ontario and Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec, as well as a certified maintenance and reliability professional with SMRP and a certified asset management assessor (CAMA). He is an active board member of PEMAC currently serving as President.