Instrumentation Technician – BPTHH

at Atlantic Gold
Location Middle Musquodoboit, Canada
Date Posted August 4, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Full Time


We are St Barbara. A growing gold company with a global outlook.

We re an Australian based, ASX 200 company with gold mining operations in Australia, Canada and Papua New Guinea. Our vision is to be a brilliant, global mining company that grows sustainably and creates enduring, positive impacts.

Our Atlantic Operations Touqouy mine site is located an hour outside of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Situated in Canada s Ocean Playground, it s no surprise that Nova Scotian s quality of life is second to none. Whether you prefer sandy beaches and coastal cliffs, or the culture and energy of city life, you re never far from either. Halifax is one of the fastest growing cities in Canada and has been rated by Maclean s Magazine as Canada s best place to live and work.

Now is an exciting time for our business and for our people. We re going through a period of significant change and have gained real momentum in transforming our business so that, together, we can build a brilliant future. We re looking for people who are ready to grow through opportunity and build brilliance with us.

We are currently seeking an Instrumentation Technician to join our team. This is a Full time Permanent position based at our Touquoy mine in Middle Musquodoboit. Reporting to the Electrical Maintenance Supervisor, your primary responsibility is to maintain and take advantage of optimizing opportunities in the mill related to availabilities, costs or reliability. To help in the development of Safe Work Procedures and development of the Planned Maintenance program, as well as all tasks assigned by Electrical Maintenance Supervisor.

The Opportunity

Ability to perform repairs, order material and train/mentor apprentices with the maintenance, replacement, and installation of equipment.
Installing, programming, and calibrating new equipment (rebuild as needed) and evaluate latest technologies for feasibility and efficiencies.
Carrying out preventative maintenance, installation, and repair of activities of electrical and instrumentation systems as required.
Setting set points on safety shutdown device(s) & should be able to complete calibrations unattended in most situations.
Troubleshooting, repairing, and conducting periodic calibration of instruments on a wide range of equipment including analysers, PLC and process control equipment, communication networks, environmental emission and data logging equipment and field monitoring equipment
Providing regular feedback to the Electrical Maintenance Supervisor on any issues that may arise.
Calibrating and maintaining components and instruments according to manufacturers specifications.
Interpreting and using appropriate CSA, ISA and API installation standards and practices.
Working with advanced meter(s) (e.g., HART capable process meters) checking for continuity, resistance, voltages and current readings.
Strong understanding and use of Instrumentation Test Equipment & will be able to complete calibrations unattended.
Able to work on Process equipment at Plant facilities such as Boilers, Separators, Line heaters, Compressors, VRU s and other essential process equipment with little to no assistance
Using pneumatic, electrical and electronic testing devices to inspect and test instrument and system operation, diagnose faults and tubing
Practicing loss management principles.
Promoting a safe, efficient, and effective work culture focused on continuous improvement and achievement.
Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping throughout the maintenance workshops and wherever maintenance work is carried out, to contribute towards a safe work environment, efficient operation of the facilities and to reduce the risk of incidents or injury and the existence of potential hazards.
Performing other duties as assigned.

Are you ready to come and build a brilliant future with us?

We need the very best people. People who genuinely care for the work they do and the positive impact they can make. People who see challenge as an opportunity for growth and value working with others towards a common goal.

We would love to hear from you if you have:

A personal commitment to behavior consistent with St Barbara's Values including honesty and integrity, respect, working together, delivering to promise and striving to do better.
Journeyman Certification.
Prior work experience in the construction, maintenance and/or electrical/instrumentation industry.
Proven technical skills, fault finding and repairing complex electrical, instrumentation and communication systems.
Strong problem solving and communication skills
Experience in fault finding and utilizing the appropriate diagnostic tools to resolve issues in a timely manner.
Hands-on, self-sufficient and demonstrates a positive, can-do attitude.
Willingness to work in a team environment.
Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisors to ensure that projects are completed properly.
Valid Drivers License.
Ability to pass Background Check.

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