Process Control Systems Technician

United States-Nevada-Cortez
Competitive Salary
Tuesday, 8 October 2013
Friday, 8 November 2013
Employment Status
Full Time Permanent

Responsibilities include: Successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Support process control systems: Allen Bradley, Modicon, Schneider Electric, Wonderware, OSI PI, and Siemens. Maintain and troubleshoot process control instruments and Ethernet networks
  • Manage and perform PLC software upgrades
  • Manage and perform PLC and instrumentation field hardware maintenance and upgrades
  • Perform PLC and process control systems troubleshooting as required
  • Maintain other process control related computer hardware and software
  • Maintain PLC logic, alarms, interlocks, and operator displays for safe and optimized control with functionality
  • Help manage projects performed by contractors
  • Work directly with vendors and contractors to facilitate process control system maintenance, updates, and expansions
  • Maintain, upgrade and troubleshoot PLC systems in process, including Modicon, Allen Bradley, and Wonderware HMI
  • Modify, and maintain PLC programming as needed
  • Provide technical assistance and analysis for maintenance and operations groups as required to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair process related systems
  • Other duties as assigned


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

  • Bachelor degree in Process Control, Electrical, Computer related or general Engineering degree preferred
  • PC/server and Ethernet networking troubleshooting ability preferred
  • Knowledge of the principles and methods used in process control and processing analysis preferred
  • Ability to research, analyze information, draw conclusions, and take action to resolve process control issues in an operating plant required
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills required
  • Ability to constructively work in a team environment that creates and enhances the Barrick vision through understanding and capture of future opportunities required
  • Ability to provide guidelines to plant operations to achieve safety and production goals in a safe, environmental and economic manner required
  • Experience installing, troubleshooting and programming Allen Bradley, and OSI PI systems preferred
  • Experience installing and programming PLC systems preferred