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Electrical/Instrumentation Technologist

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Maintenance
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RED00002883 Requisition #
The Red Lake district is located 180 kilometers north of Dryden about 100 kilometers from the Manitoba border in northwestern Ontario. It spans 42,000 hectares and has produced over 29 million ounces of gold since 1949. Red Lake Gold Mines includes the Red Lake and Campbell underground mining and processing complexes, and Cochenour, a potential new source of ore. The focus at Red Lake is on asset optimization and cost reduction efforts. Continued transition to mechanized mining, bulk mining and material movement automation is expected to result in mining lower grade ore and lower mining costs. Rationalization of the infrastructure is also underway to reduce costs. We are excited to have experienced and qualified team members join our team and our community.  We are located in an area where you will experience the best in Northern lifestyle; past and present. Red Lake is located in the heart of a lake-studded, boreal forest region in Sunset Country. Red Lake is known for its natural beauty, abundant wildlife, and incredible Canadian fishing in the many freshwater lakes in the area.
 
Our culture reflects our values, vision and the diverse group of people that Goldcorp employs worldwide. We collaborate with one another to achieve mutual success, we openly communicate with one another to deliver specific messages that drive action and accountability, and engage others by listening and using influencing skills, we plan ahead, track progress and take accountability for achieving safe results and sustainable improvements, we are committed to a safe and healthy workplace and we proactively and willingly build long-term capability of ourselves and others.
 
Reporting to the Instrumentation and Automation Lead Hand the Electrical/Instrumentation Technologist will be directly responsible for providing technical support to the electrical department related to instrumentation, process control and automation on surface and underground as part of electrical maintenance at Goldcorp Red Lake Gold Mines. The schedule for this role will be 7x7, 10.5 hours, offering a great work/life balance.
 
What you’ll do 
  • Provide assistance to the Instrumentation & Automation Lead Hand.
  • Design, build and install PLC panels for monitoring and control.
  • Program and troubleshoot PLCs.
  • Maintain and help upgrade process network infrastructure.
  • Assist instrumentation/electrical personnel in troubleshooting and implementing solutions on distributed control systems.
  • Develop and maintain graphics and controls associated with supervisory control systems (SCADA/DCS).
  • Provide technical assistance and/or training to operating personnel.
  • Program and maintain the Energy management system modifications.
  • Provide assistance in troubleshooting and maintaining fiber optics throughout the mine site.
  • Maintain, update, document, and backup software applications.
  • Update AutoCAD drawings and drawing databases related to instrumentation and electrical projects.
  • Clearly, report details of work completion and any pertinent information related to the task and update all drawings and prints.
  • Generate various reports, as required.
  • Work in a healthy work environment with full support, cooperation, and commitment to satisfy our operation’s goal of being accident-free.
  • Comply with federal and provincial acts and regulations, and legal requirements.
  • Adhere to all relevant corporate policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Who you are
  • You have a background consisting of a 3 year Technology or 2 year Technician Diploma in instrumentation or electrical with 2 years of directly related industry experience is a requirement or a certified electrician or instrumentation and control technician with similar skill sets.  Exposure to PLC, HMI, and distributed control system programming is an asset.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and commitment to safety.
  • Committed to continuous improvement with a vested interest in developing oneself as well as others around them.
  • Interested in working within a diverse and inclusive environment with enthusiasm to work collaboratively and respectfully to achieve mutual success.
  • Agile, with the ability to focus on priorities and re-align when needed.
  • Clear communicator with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
How to Apply
Applications close on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.  Please enter Job Number RED00002883 to submit your online application (www.goldcorp.com/careers).  Please ensure that you attach your resume as part of your online application. At this time, we are not accepting candidates referred by recruitment agencies. Internal candidates must submit a job application form to Connor Ranger, Human Resources. Please note that relocation will not be available to those located within 80 kilometers of Red Lake Gold Mines or for contract positions.  As an equal opportunity employer, Goldcorp is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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