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Control Systems Engineer (Fixed Term)

Gold Fields Posted: 08/09/2020
Location: Gruyere Type:  Full Time
Disciplines:  Systems Engineering
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The Gruyere gold deposit in Western Australia is one of Australia's most exciting new gold mine site. Gold Road Resources and Gold Fields are proud to have an established 50/50 JV partnership over Gruyere. With Gold Fields as the JV manager, the team at Gruyere have hit the ground running.

Role DetailsReporting to the Senior Metallurgist, you will be responsible for ensuring safe, profitable and efficient operations by implementing and supporting the best technological solutions for operational system design, integration and automation; operational data collection, management analysis and reporting.
This role is offered on a Fixed Term Contract until December 2021 on an 8 days on 6 days off roster and is Fly in Fly out from Perth.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of GFA and ensures that the Vital Behaviours are adhered to at all times;
  • Contribute to the ongoing effectiveness of the Processing Department through the consistent achievement of budgeted production performance, including tonnes treated, gold procedure and plant recovery and ensuring that the processing plant is operated in accordance with correct process controls and operational parameters;
  • Be the onsite champion for OsiSoft PI Historian;
  • Own the site Process Control Management of Change process, ensuring all changes are approved, well documented and tested;
  • Ensure that the control system is managed in line with ISO27001
  • Identify, implement and manage control system upgrades to improve reliability of operational technology;
  • Identify, implement and improve process optimisation opportunities and operational technologies to increase efficiency and productivity by utilising operational technology, including automated plant start-ups and shutdowns;
  • Provide technical direction and support to electrical personnel in fields of instrumentation, process control, automation, functional safety and industrial data networks;
  • Consistently demonstrate and reflect behaviours, actions and attitudes in line with the Gold Field's Vision, Values and Code of Ethics. Actively promote Gold Field's policies, procedures and systems relating to your area of responsibility.

Key factors to your success include:
  • Diploma or Degree qualifications in Control Systems Engineer or related discipline
  • Valid "C" Class Drivers Licence
  • 3 - 5 years process control system experience, preferably in the Mining industry
  • Automation of Mineral Processing Plants, preferably gold
  • Experience with Yokogawa, Exaquantum Historian, OsiSoft PI Historian &/or Rockwell RS Logix will be highly regarded
  • Knowledge of IEC62443 security standard would be highly regarded
  • Ability to work with minimal supervisor and drive your own work priorities

Interested parties should submit their Curriculum Vitae to: www.goldfields.
Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment. We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

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