Process Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

Eureka, NV posted on October 18

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The Gold Bar project and future mine is located within the Battle Mountain-Eureka-Cortez gold trend of Eureka County, Central Nevada. The property has seen historic mining from 1990 to 1994 by Atlas Precious Metals Inc. The nearest mine is Waterton Global’s Ruby Hill Mine at approximately 25 miles to the Southeast. Starting from 50 miles North and Northwest of Gold Bar is the Barrick Nevada operation, with a 2017 cumulative production of 2.3 million ounces of gold from its Cortez and Goldstrike mines.

 Job Summary

 McEwen is looking for a process Electrical and Instrumentation Technician to be responsible for the following: 

  • Safely and effectively performs preventive, installation, and troubleshooting of power distribution centers, switchgears, motors and controls, process controls and instrumentation
  • Must be willing to work shifts, overtime, and callouts
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 Minimum Qualifications 

  • Excellent safety record and ability to work with various programs required
  • Minimum two (2) years electrical, instrumentation and process mechanical experience or two (2) years trade school or equivalent training required
  • Ability to read blueprints and troubleshoot electrical instrumentation circuits and mechanical equipment required
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, follow instructions, and provide feedback required
  • Some experience with PLC controls, troubleshooting and programming, as well as experience with variable frequency drives, pumps and conveyors required
  • Fabrication and welding skills including certification preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of this job required
  • Capable and willing to work with maintenance and operation teams required