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Process Control Engineer

Company: ASARCO
Location: Green Valley
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Positions Open: 1

Site Name: Mission Mine

Site Location: Sahuarita, US-AZ, 85629


Responsible for safety and productivity providing process control/instrumentation support and maintenance services for Mission Mine.


  • Engineer, design, and maintain installation of instrumentation and automation systems associated with the plant.
  • Design, specify, and procure control systems or parts for an existing control system.
  • Upgrade, install, configure and troubleshoot hardware and software utilized on a Windows platform.
  • Ensures proper operation of an Allen-Bradley and Rockwell Automation system with Ethernet/IP communication through its 2000+ remote I/O over a small LAN.
  • Upgrade, configure and troubleshoot a redundant Ethernet/IP network using Cisco switches in a ring topology.
  • Integration and configuration with the control system of new I/O, motor staters and Variable Speed Drives (VFD).
  • Design, installation and programming of new PLC controller and remote IO station and equipment.
  • Install, troubleshoot, and maintain Cat6, Fiber optic, and RF radio telemetry.
  • Design and implement various control strategies in software and hardware to facilitate proper operation of process equipment and process.
  • Maintain project schedules and reporting based on PMI Standards.
  • Maintain master sets of AutoCad drawings packages.
  • Comply with all established ASARCO Safety, Health and Environmental policies. KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    • Must have basic technical knowledge of concentrator mining.
    • Experience with Windows PC and servers for process control system.
    • Experience in Allen-Bradley RSLogix 500/5000 controllers and required.
    • Experience in Factorytalk View SE, ME and distributed required.
    • Ethernet/IP networking knowledge using Cisco devices and ring topologies.
    • Knowledge in databases and historian systems creating/managing reports.
    • Ability of troubleshoot computer issues, software and hardware related.
    • Knowledge and experience with industrial Ethernet data communications architecture and media including, but not limited to; Cat6, Fiber optic, wireless, and RF radio telemetry.
    • Operation of various power, voltage and current measurement, test and simulation instruments and hand tools.
    • Experience with motor starters and variable speed drives (VFDs) integration to control system and troubleshoot.
    • Use of Graphic Tools such as Visio and AutoCAD.
    • Proficient in reading and interpretation of various design drawings including: instrument loop diagrams, instrument data/spec sheets, P&ID diagrams, one-line power, and electrical control diagrams.
    • Microsoft Office suite.
    • Must be able to analyze and solve complex problems.
    • Effective written and verbal communication.
      Education and Experience

      Bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering or a closely-related field; 2 years of relevant process control experience; strong background in computer programming and experience in computer process control; experience with DCS or PLC configuration/programming, HMI display configuration, and networking infrastructure; and experience with Visual basic and rules-based programming required.

      A core value of ASARCO LLC is "Safety First." The Company is committed to help employees continuously improve their efforts to work in the most safe, inclusive, socially and environmentally responsible manner practicable. Employee safety and health, both on and off the job, are critically important to the Company. Therefore, ASARCO LLC requires employees to have and effectively demonstrate good working knowledge of modern safety systems. Each employee will take prime responsibility for ensuring that s/he works within all required safety procedures and processes.

      ASARCO LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates must possess a current and valid driver's license. Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and pre-employment physical including a drug screen.

      ASARCO LLC offers an excellent low cost benefits package for medical/prescription/ dental/vision, disability coverage, life insurance and other optional coverage, and 401(k) plan with company match. PI191756132

Keywords: ASARCO, Tucson , Process Control Engineer, Other , Green Valley, Arizona

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