Process Control SystemsAnalyst
Rio Tinto
Yellowknife, NT
4d ago

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Opportunity to be part of a motivated, dynamic and experienced team Rotating schedule, 2 weeks on, 2 weeks off This role is based at the Lac de Gras Mine Site, but from time to time may have to travel to the Product Splitting Facility (PSF) in Yellowknife The Process Control Systems (PCS) Analyst is responsible for managing process control and reporting systems and technologies (Illuminator, PI, DeltaV and PLC systems) across the Diavik Mine Site and Product Splitting Facility (PSF).

The (PCS) Analyst must ensure the stability of these systems by managing support / maintenance of process control systems, servers as well as process control network infrastructure.

High availability of these systems is critical to business operations. Working a 2 weeks on, 2 weeks off schedule at the Lac de Gras Mine Site, reporting to the Superintendent, Information System and Technology, this role will contain the following responsibilities : Ensuring the safety of the workplace to the highest standard.

Developing and managing strong relationships with operational business partners, operational hubs and Centers of Excellence.

Providing high quality written documentation. Demonstrating high level knowledge of cause and effect charts and functional specifications used to develop software for process automation control system logic (as needed for position & industry).

Developing quality, robust, easy-to-use, high-performance automation software. Designing, developing, implementing and testing automation frameworks and infrastructure.

Developing and executing automated unit / integration / system level test suites Debugging and solving problems, including customer issues.

Providing technical support of DeltaV or similar distributed control systems (DCS) (i.e. PLC, SCADA, OPC, Field Bus) and related asset management systems (AMS) software.

  • Configuring control strategies, shutdown keys and Safety Instrumented Functions (SIFs); developing Human-Machine Interface (HMI) graphics based on client's defined operator interface standards;
  • and configuring interfaces with third party products (PLCs, HMIs, OPC Clients, Historians). Troubleshooting all aspects of functionality of DeltaV hardware and software;
  • acting on behalf of end clients to interface with system vendors for timely resolution of all defects and deficiencies. Preparing project Capital Expenditure Authorizations, estimates, budgets, forecasts, schedules and execution plans.

    Performing other related duties. To be successfully considered for this role, you will have : B.Sc. in Electrical, Computer, or related Engineering Technologist Diploma or Journeyperson certification as an Instrumentation Technician or Electrician, Interprovincial certification is preferred or combination of education will be considered.

    2+ years of experience with DeltaV control systems and 5-10 years with similar distributed control systems (i.e. PLC, SCADA, OPC, Field Bus) and related AMS software.

    Have or be eligible for a Northwest Territories Mine Supervisor Certificate Level II. Excellent technical knowledge of control systems.

    Knowledge of virtualization technologies including Microsoft® Hyper-V™ installation and administration. Highly developed skills in the area of leadership, organization, communication, technical document development, planning, problem resolution and negotiation.

    Knowledge of safety and environmental standards and legislation. Proficiency in personal computer desktop applications including word processors, spreadsheets, presentation packages, databases and other specialized applications.

    Effective analytical and report writing skills. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal and active listening skills. Operate a vehicle typically requiring a Class 5 license and be eligible to obtain a valid DDMI Driver’s license.

    It will also be beneficial if you have : Ability to maintain standards of conduct and possess cultural awareness and sensitivity Demonstrate a dedication to the company and the position Demonstrate sound work ethics and be committed to safety Display maturity, be self-

    motivated, disciplined and understand the necessity for confidentiality in all business and personal matters Display a drive to improve productivity with automation and passion to explore new ideas Located in the Northwest Territories of Canada, the Diavik Diamond Mine is a producer of gem-

    quality diamonds. At Diavik, a strong focus is placed on protecting the local environment, as well as supporting communities through employment and education.

    Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents.

    Aluminum and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium : our materials make up the world around us.

    You’ll find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home. We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion.

    No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them.

    We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

    Northern residency and experience working in a cross-cultural environment, coupled with knowledge of the unique challenges and opportunities presented to those living in the North, are assets.

    Hiring priority will be given to qualified applicants who are beneficiaries of the DDMI Participation Agreement Groups and to qualified applicants residing in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Territories.

    Members must clearly identify their status on the online job application and resume if they wish to receive priority consideration.

    So if this sounds like you and the opportunity you are looking for, apply now. Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-

    screening questions. If you would like to know more about careers at Rio Tinto, you can like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or join us on LinkedIn.

    Closing Date : January 31st, 2019

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