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Instrumentation Technician


Chapleau, ON, CA (Canada)

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.


Instrumentation Technician

Borden Mine – Chapleau, ON


The Instrumentation Technician will be responsible for the overall asset maintenance.  This position follows a 5x2 4x3 schedule and will require the successful candidate to relocate to Chapleau, ON.


•Perform electrical repairs and maintenance from drawings
•Specify, select, install, maintain and repair measurement and control devices and systems
•Coordinate activities during planned and forced outages
•Clearly report details of work and task completion; update drawings and prints accordingly
•Produce and update concise & timely reports and critical documentation
•Partake in training sessions to keep up to date of equipment on site
•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 conception and modification of the PLC program
•Perform HMI for optimization of site process automation
•Perform other duties as assigned

•Post-secondary diploma in an electricity or instrumentation related program with 5 years’ experience in a heavy industrial field
•Valid Instrumentation Certificate and Underground Common Core training required
•Must be certified in Standard First Aid & CPR
•Experience in the mining industry is preferred 
•Solid comprehension and ability to read and interpret P&ID, PFD, electrical and mechanical drawings and operations manuals
•Comprehensive knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act and Mining Regulations
•Experience working with VFD drivers, PLs, DCS, vibration equipment and CMMS
•Good working knowledge of computerized maintenance systems
•Knowledge of Unity and wondeware software an asset
•Knowledge of fiber fusion and termination an asset
•Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with others
•Strong verbal and written communication skills


How to Apply
Please enter Requisition ID 1885 to submit your application (https://jobs.newmont.com/)  Deadline to apply is March 11th, 2020. As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont 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. All properties owned by Porcupine Operations are Tobacco-Free. This includes but is not limited to all buildings, parking lots, vehicles, the surrounding wooded area, roadways, tailings, rehabilitated sites, etc.