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Pinto Valley Mining Corporation (PVMC), a subsidiary of Capstone Mining, is a global leader in metal mining and processing, focused on Copper and Molybdenum production.
As a member of the PVMC team, you will have the opportunity to work for a company that places its highest priorities on supporting its people and the communities where they live, protecting the environment, and providing safe and secure working conditions.
Located just outside the Phoenix metro area, at PVMC you will enjoy working in a collaborative and diverse team environment with training, development, and career growth opportunities. We live by our values; Work Responsibly, Always Accountable, Execute with Excellence, and Deliver Results.
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.
Who We are Looking For
Are you a highly motivated individual with a commitment to the safety and well-being of your fellow employees? Do you consistently look for ways to improve yourself and others? Are you committed to living the Capstone Values? If so, then you are the kind of person that we are looking for.
Responsibilities & Qualifications
Manage and ensure all employees are working in compliance with all Pinto Valley Mine and MSHA safety guidelines and procedures.
Manage and ensure all employees and contractors are working in compliance with all Pinto Valley 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 all Capstone 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 of Capstone’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.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Pinto Valley Mining Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Pinto Valley Mine is an open pit copper mine located 70 mile east of the Phoenix metro area.
Pinto Valley is currently the only operating mill located in the historic Globe-Miami mining district of Arizona, one of the oldest and most productive mining districts in the United States. Since its first recorded production in 1975, Pinto Valley has produced more than four billion pounds of copper, including 0.5 billion pounds of copper cathode. Capstone acquired Pinto Valley from BHP Billiton in October 2013 and is currently the second-largest employer in the district contributing over $270 million annually to Arizona’s economy.
We are permited through 2039 and are currently working on our next permit. We have over 350MM tons of proven and probable ore reserves.