Senior Engineer - Control and Automation - Lab City (Posted)

Senior Engineer - Control and Automation

Your new company
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Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Your new role
We are looking for a Senior Advisor/Engineer – Control Systems and Automation to provide engineering and technical support to the operations and maintenance teams on an as needed basis. The team also provides calibration and predictive maintenance services to the maintenance/operations areas through the Instrumentation and Vibration crews. The Control Systems Engineer is an area-assigned role responsible for providing engineering services while considering safety, quality, cost, and production. Reporting to the superintendent control systems you will:
  • Engineer, plan, manage, and execute assigned projects by engaging key stakeholders, prioritising tasks, and supporting the team to achieve goals.
  • Prioritize and assign tasks to consultants as needed to meet project milestones and business objectives.
  • Ensure compliance to IOC’s safety standards including risk assessments, JHA’s, safety tours, Take Five’s, and Critical Risk Management. Demonstrate leadership in IOC’s change management process to ensure that all changes are accurately documented and carried out safely.
  • Provide mentorship to engineers-in-training, technologists, and/or work term students.
  • Develop and execute professional development plans required to meet business needs and professional requirements (leadership, operational and/or maintenance competencies, etc.)
  • Improving and upgrading existing control systems assets (PLC, DCS, VFD, etc.) and applying complex problem-solving techniques
  • Commissioning and ramp up of plant equipment and systems, including approving commissioning plans, providing troubleshooting support, and approving pre-acceptance documents
Providing troubleshooting support and services to the operating areas as required to return equipment to service in a safe and efficient manner

What you'll need to succeed
  • University degree in Automation or Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Project Management ability
  • Minimum 10-15 years relevant experience in Control Systems (preferably Rockwell, Schneider, and Foxboro)

What you'll get in return
Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority.
  • Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions.
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program.
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical programs, pension and savings plans.
  • Attractive share ownership plan.
  • Exclusive employee discounts.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #1096490


Job Type
Energy, Utilities & Mining
Labrador City
Competitive Salary

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Shreyas Patel, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Toronto (EN)
8 King Street East, 20th Floor

Telephone: 4162036256

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