Position Summary:

The Instrumentation Technician Engineer will be responsible for designing, developing, installing, managing and maintaining equipment which is used to monitor and control engineering systems, machinery and processes. Your job is to make sure that these systems and processes operate effectively, efficiently and safely.

Key Activities:

  • Develop programs and perform changes for PLC based control systems. Assist in defining the control logic
  • Develop and modify programs for the Human Machine Interface (HMI) software to implement interface requirements including graphics
  • Create documented plant instrumentation calibration procedures and routes
  • Perform plant instrument and analyzer calibrations
  • Perform troubleshooting and repairs of plant instrumentation and electrical systems as required
  • Implement process control solutions for process improvement and new projects
  • Consult with maintenance, operations, engineering and management concerning process control and instrumentation
  • Assists operations management in identifying and improving plant electrical and controls equipment, process control methodology, and data tracking records.
  • Evaluates and finds causes for equipment, procedural, and conditional control systems inefficiencies
  • Develops cost effective solutions for equipment issues and operational longevity
  • Specify, install, configure, calibrate and maintain instrumentation, control system and electrical protection equipment
  • Maintain instrument and calibration data library
  • The ability to respond calmly and think clearly in emergency situations and quickly access all areas of the plants
  • Schedule and coordinate field related activities in conjunction with the operations management
  • Strictly adhere to and enforce safety procedures
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot complex electrical and controls systems

Required Qualifications:

  • AAS or BAS in electrical or electronic engineering a plus
  • Three (3) years of experience in the mining and mineral process industries with hands-on experience in operations, maintenance and project implementation.
  • Experience in installation and calibration of process control elements and electrical measurement devices
  • The ability to understand procedures and instructions specific to the areas of assignment
  • The ability to read and create process control documentation
  • Experience with industrial SCADA systems and the ability to troubleshoot electrical and control systems
  • This position requires a high level of confidentiality, initiative and the ability to work with minimal or no supervision
  • The Ability to drive decisions and initiatives and to deal effectively with a high degree of ambiguity and uncertainty
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to work in a problem-solving environment
  • Must be able to use and acquire knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation. Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and use of the Internet
  • Must have the ability to lead and direct the electrical department employees
  • Must be familiar with world class maintenance processes including planning and scheduling
  • Journeyman level electrician is a plus