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Electrical Engineering Graduate

Date:  Jun 15, 2021

Sipaliwini, SIP, SR (Suriname)

Newmont Suriname was established in 2004 as an entity of Newmont Mining Corporation and is headquartered in Paramaribo, Suriname. Located in South America, Suriname was originally settled as a Dutch colony, is very culturally diverse and enjoys a tropical climate. The Merian Project is located approximately 60 km south of Moengo in a largely undeveloped part of the country with the nearest permanent settlement, Langa Tabiki, approximately 17 km east from the Project site. Strong support from host communities and the government of Suriname strengthen Merian's ability to deliver safe, profitable production with significant upside potential and opportunity for employees, host communities and shareholders.



The Graduate Electrical Engineering reports to the E&I Engineering and Reliability Specialist and is responsible for a wide range of functions to support the achievement of the Process Maintenance department’s strategic E&I performance objectives.
A key function of the position will be to support the development of national technicians to improve skills and knowledge of best practice engineering standards.

Essential Duties

  • Proactively support the development of an E&I reliability and condition monitoring program.
  • Develop and implement asset maintenance strategies to improve plant performance and increase uptime and utilization including Thermographic Surveys, Grounding surveys, Oil Analysis, Circuit breaker injection testing, vibration analysis.
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis (RCA) of equipment failures.
  • Identify new technologies and propose implementation to improve reliability and reduce maintenance costs.
  • Perform electrical & instrumentation detailed design for new installations, modifications and upgrades to equipment.
  • Perform design drafting of technical schematics using AutoCAD
  • Update and maintain drawings and equipment registers.
  • Develop project scopes, budgets, execution plans, commissioning requirements and QA/QC validation.
  • Provide mentoring & technical support to the E&I team to ensure skills and knowledge development.

Training & Experience

Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering. Recently graduated or is in the final stage of graduating.

This is a graduate position; experience is not essential
 Knowledge and understanding of electrical & instrumentation standards and compliance. requirements (North American NEC/Canadian CEC).
 Good experience in AutoCAD & general computer skills including MS Office.This is a graduate position experience; is not essential.
 Exposure to low voltage & high voltage electrical design.
 Exposure to instrumentation and process control systems engineering design.Strong communication, team, problem solving and technical report writing skills.
 Proficient computer skills.
 Ability to build strong working relationships with internal & external clients
 Be able to promote continuous improvement.
 Ability to use engineering software (e.g. etap, AutoCAD).

Working Conditions

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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