Control Systems Technician

  • Company:
    First Quantum Minerals Ltd
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Skilled Labor

The areas we cover include:

A Beneficiation circuit , consisting of crushers and grinding mills with associated support systems and process circuits including conveying systems, vibrating screens, centrifugal and P.D pumps, pipework and cyclones, various sized tankage with agitation.

A Leach circuit consisting of High Pressure Acid Leach Trains which include autoclaves and associated support systems, HP vessels, HP centrifugal and P.D. pumps and pipework also an Atmospheric Leach circuit with associated centrifugal pumps, pipework and various sized tankage with agitation.

A Hydro circuit with associated centrifugal pumps, pipework and various sized tankage with agitation, pressure and vacuum filters including associated support systems.

A Utilities plant which includes a Sulphuric Acid plant, steam turbines and diesel generators for power generation, desalination plant, and air compressors.

Herewith more detailed information:

  • Perform all process plant DCS maintenance.
  • Be accurate, methodical, practical and safety-conscious when installing and maintaining DCS equipment
  • A clear understanding of preventative maintenance
  • Have the ability to diagnose faults with equipment through observation and deduction.
  • Specific requirements you will need:

  • Must possess an Restricted Electrical trade qualification with a minimum of 4 years instrumentation experience or Dual Traded with electrical and instrumentation, with a minimum of 3 years instrumentation experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in large mining operation.
  • Proven experience with all electrical preventative maintenance, unplanned repair & installation tasks on plant.
  • Familiarity in DeltaV, AMS, Rockwell PLC’s industrial networks and computer operating systems will be highly regarded
  • First Quantum recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, disability, age etc. – to see more visit