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Senior Process Control Engineer

POSTED: 11 Apr 2023

About the Role

We are seeking a Senior Process Control Engineer.   This position is for (including but not limited to) providing Process Control design services from conceptual design through final installation.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Manage and ensure all employees are working in compliance with all Mine and MSHA safety guidelines and procedures.
  • Manage and ensure all employees and contractors are working in compliance with all  Mine standard operating procedures.
  • Manage and ensure that all employees and contractors are certified to execute the tasks/jobs they are assigned (as necessary).
  • Develop Programmable Logic Controller and Human Machine Interface programs to control crushing, milling, flotation and filtering in a copper concentrate facility.
  • Drives alignment between process and code development.
  • Develops automated tools to help improve quality/productivity.
  • Advises on how equipment modules should be broken up and controlled based on equipment / process operation.
  • Assist network services in the installation and configuration of plant networks, wireless systems and firewalls as they pertain to concentrator process functions.
  • Interface with and provide technical guidance to Control Room Technicians.
  • Provide cost estimates and project schedules for capital and expense projects.
  • Educate and positively influence and sustain culture to ensure a safe, sustainable and disciplined work approach consistent with company's values.
  • Develops technology roadmap and identify gap in competencies in the team
  • Promote a safe work culture for employees and contractors.
  • Behave in a way that demonstrates support company's Vision and Values: Always Accountable, Execute with Excellence, Deliver Results and Work Responsibly
  • Responsible for but not limited to all tasks/duties assigned or required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mining, Metallurgical, Chemical or Civil Engineering.
  • A minimum of 8 years in the design and safe installation of heavy industrial control systems.
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in the design and safe installation of control systems in the mining industry.
  • Strong knowledge of Allen Bradley, GE, Wonderware, Wonderware Historian
  • Professional computer skills, including industrial control systems, PLC and HMI programming, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to set total system architecture based on technology and process requirements
  • Ability to develop advanced control algorithms when needed and recognizes the need for them vs conventional approaches.
  • Ability to develop guidelines on technical implementation in accordance to industry standards and regulations.  
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Valid Arizona Driver's License.
  • Able to speak, comprehend, read, and write English.

Physical Demands of the Role

  • Ability to stand and walk for short durations, including walking up and down stairs and across uneven surfaces. 
  • This role is generally 50% office environment and 50% field environment. 
  • Ability to kneel, crawl, stoop, and squat, occasionally in confined spaces. 

Comprehensive Benefits Package

  • Health, Dental, Disability, and Life Insurance (effective on date of hire)
  • 401(k) Savings and Employee Share Purchase Plans
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and Tuition Reimbursement.
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Cilene Zepeda
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