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Process Control Coordinator

Location: 

Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date: December 15, 2021

Reporting to the Lead, Advanced Process Control and Automation Systems, the Process Control Coordinator is accountable for providing and supporting effective process automation for all of Red Dog Operations at both the Red Dog Mine and Port locations.

Rotation Schedule will be 2 weeks on-site with 2 weeks off-site 

Responsibilities:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Maintain an effective process control system by analyzing requirements, developing and implementing hardware and software, ensuring the security of the system, and maintaining documentation to ensure cost effective process control and data acquisition.
  • Communicate effectively with operating, technical, maintenance, and other groups to ensure optimum utilization of resources.
  • Implement and maintain a statistical process control system as appropriate.
  • Improve process control and automation by evaluating new technology and recommending
  • Implementation where cost effective, maintaining communications with suppliers, and other operations.
  • Implement and maintain an effective preventive maintenance program based on operational equipment needs.
  • Demonstrate safe work practices personally. Create positive discussion with other co-workers to ensure compliance with safety policy at all times. Enforce regulations and policies when applicable.
  • Establish Personal Goals and Objectives annually that align with Departmental Goals and Objectives.
  • Work with the Engineering and Projects groups to support the integration of new systems or hardware.
  • In consultation with the Lead, Advanced Process Control and Automation Systems, mentor and train the Process Control Technicians to promote their technical growth.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or diploma in electrical/controls/automation/instrumentation engineering or equivalent years of experience.
  • 10+ years of experience in a Process Control leadership role, preferably in a mining and milling environment; experience in a mill with flotation would be considered an asset.
  • Expert knowledge of Allen Bradley, ControlLogix, Micrologix, and PLC 5, hardware and associated software is required.
  • Expert knowledge of PLC programming, PLC messaging, and Advanced Process Control (APC) is required; Metso OCS4, fuzzy logic, and Allen Bradley experience will be considered an asset.
  • Experience in PLC5 to ControlLogix conversion would be considered a significant asset.
  • Advanced knowledge of electrical systems and instrumentation and proficient at troubleshooting process issues.
  • Must be an expert in creating control logic for complex technical projects based on Piping and Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID) drawings, control narratives, and shutdown keys.
  • Expert knowledge of Proportional, Integral, Derivative (PID) loop tuning and process modeling is required.
  • Advanced knowledge of databases, computer programming, networking experience is preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of OSIsoft PI historian or equivalent historian database experience is required.
  • Must be proficient in HMI software setup and programming, preferably Wonderware Intouch software.
  • Working knowledge of cyber security for process control networks is required; certification will be considered an asset.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Windows.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced setting.
  • Ability to coordinate, prioritize, and execute tasks.
  • Ability to complete work assigned with minimal supervision.
  • Capable of working with all levels of the organization and in a team environment.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against infection by COVID-19, subject to an exemption approved by Teck Alaska.

Red Dog is a drug/alcohol free work place and provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.  Employment is conditional upon passing a background check, physical examination and drug/alcohol tests. Excellent benefits including:  medical, dental, life, AD&D and long term disability insurance, paid sick leave, vacation days and 401k.  Red Dog currently offers a 2x2 (two weeks on & two week off) an even schedule to provide a better work-life balance to our employees.

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.

Learn more about Teck at www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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