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Senior Process Control Engineer

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Barrick Nevada is an integrated gold mining operation that combines the Cortez and Goldstrike properties in Nevada, employing a total of 3,000 employees and 800 contractors. The operation utilizes both open pit and underground mining methods.

Responsibilities include: The Senior Process Control Engineer candidate will work closely with Process Operations and Maintenance providing advice and support together with maintaining and modifying the control systems and control strategies used to monitor, control and interface the operator to process areas throughout the mine site. The successful candidate shall have and demonstrate skills in requirements gathering, design, configuration, integration and implementation of process control solutions for the manufacturing industry including batch software, PLC/DCS systems, HMI packages, SCADA systems, Visual Basic and PC networking technology. The candidate must have knowledge of process manufacturing filed instrumentation, technology and batch process manufacturing expertise in all of the following project phases: Requirements documentation, detailed design generation, implementation, system integration, testing and on-site startup. Daily responsibilities include solutions implementation and support of the project team objectives. This position may provide technical direction or leadership on a project basis for one to six process control engineers. This position demands a team player approach to project execution. Plans and coordinates technical design and engineering implementation of project work. Must have proven experience with any of the following PLCs: Allen Bradley, Modicon, GE Fanuc, Siemens, AutomationDirect, Mitsubishi, Omron, Aromta, Toshiba, etc. Must have proven experience with any of the following DCS Systems: ABB, Foxboro, Honeywell, Emerson, Westinghouse, Bristol Babcock etc. Must have proven experience with any of the following HMI or SCADA software packages: Wonderware, Rockwell, Intellution, GE Cimplicity, Ci-Tech, Iconics, Siemens, US Data, etc. Other duties as assigned.


To be considered for this job, applicants must meet these basic requirements:

• Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering OR computer related field and/or five (5) to ten (10) years’ experience maintaining and troubleshooting controls systems required
• Previous mining experience preferred
• Familiar with HMI (Wonderware application would be a plus), PLC/DCS systems and data historians required
• Additional knowledge of OPC Server configurations, Microsoft Networking, MS Operating Systems, and MS Office applications preferred
• Knowledge of control strategy development, loop tuning, advance process control strategies and/or applications and fiber experience preferred
• Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills required
• Ability to work in a team based environment required
• Must be highly motivated with the ability to work with minimum supervision required
• Strong dedication to safety and courageous leadership required
• Demonstrated ability to perform essential functions of position required

What we can Offer You
• A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses and benefits, and stock where applicable.
• Ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
• Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
• Opportunities to transform traditional mining business into Digital Mining Business.
• Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless.
• Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations.

Other factors that will be considered are employee performance, length of service, and work history.

Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 



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