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Control Systems Technical Specialist II

Date:  Mar 15, 2023

Cripple Creek, CO, US (United States)

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ( is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont's core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.


About this role

What will you be responsible for?

The Control Systems Technical Specialist II is a member of the global Fixed Plant Control (FPC) systems team and will maintain and improve the availability and integrity of the site industrial control system (ICS) infrastructure for a single site.

  • We provide technical expertise and support for all DCS, PLC & SCADA hardware, configuration, troubleshooting, maintenance, and upgrades.
  • Provides technical expertise and support for all ICS networking, telemetry, and all site OT infrastructure including the PI Historian suite of applications.
  • We provide support to control room/operations, metallurgists, maintenance, engineering, and projects departments to safely improve production capacity across both processing and mining facilities.
  • We collaborate with control system vendors to lead minor upgrades, patching and, incorporate new products successfully into the site ICS;
  • We perform any preventative or corrective maintenance required on the ICS infrastructure. The incumbent is also required to continuously develop and improve the site maintenance procedures to maximize the availability of the site ICS;

Your Training, Skills & Experience

Here is what we would need to see from you!


  • Electrical and/or instrumentation trade certificate is needed
  • Additional qualifications in process control or control systems desirable


At least 7 years of experience working with control systems in any related industry. 

Significant and confirmed experience in at least one of the following systems

  • Yokogawa Centum VP DCS
  • Rockwell Control / Compact Logix PLCs
  • Schneider Modicon PLCs
  • CitectSCADA HMI systems
  • Knowledge and understanding of OsiSoft PI application suite desirable
  • Significant exposure and understanding of industrial Ethernet networks
  • Knowledge of industry standard methodologies for industrial control systems

Working Conditions & Location

Where you will be located!

  • Position based in United States at the Cripple Creek & Victor Mine, located in Teller County Colorado.

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

The salary range offered for this role is $84,745-104,685. The salary range is tied to the Colorado market for jobs performed in Colorado. The salary offer to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, training, and/or experience.  The salary offer will not be based on a candidate’s salary history at other jobs, and by law, Newmont will not seek information about salary history, and candidates should not share such information with Newmont.   

This role will be eligible for participation in a discretionary annual bonus program, pursuant to which an employee may be awarded a percentage of their salary based on the company’s performance and their own individual performance. 

Newmont offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package to support physical, mental, financial and emotional wellbeing. This role will be eligible for the following benefits:  Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; health savings accounts; life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; short and long-term disability; 401(k) program with company match; pension; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); adoption assistance; dependent scholarship program; tuition reimbursement; paid holidays and paid time off; paid family leave; matching gifts; and discounts on home, auto and pet insurance.  All bonuses and benefits are subject to the applicable eligibility and program/plan terms and may be modified or terminated at Newmont’s sole discretion.

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live. With the wide availability of vaccines in the United States, if you are offered this position, you will have to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccine prior to being hired.  This requirement will be subject to an exemption process, as required by law.  Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs