Sr. Technician LAN

Ray Mine, Arizona, United States
Sep 16, 2020
Oct 16, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time

Repair, maintain, install and monitor all Dispatch Fleet Management System hardware at the Ray Mine. Repair, maintain, and install telephone, radio, and data communication systems at Ray Mine. Assist with emergency repairs of similar systems at the Asarco Hayden facility. The Dispatch Technician will work closely with the Process Control Department Communications Technician.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (List at least 10)
  • Install, maintain and repair Modular Mining Inc. Dispatch Fleet Management System hardware on shovels, trucks, drills, water trucks and other locations.
  • Maintain and service Dispatch and other radio communication systems.
  • Assist with slope stability/Dispatch interface.
  • Maintain a working inventory of spare Dispatch system parts.
  • Maintain Haul Truck fuel and tire management system.
  • Repair, maintain, and install closed circuit video systems at Ray Mine .
  • Repair, maintain, and install telephone and radio systems at the Ray Mine.
  • Communicate with maintenance, production and management to ensure a reliable and effective Dispatch system.
  • Coordinate safety issues with Ray and Hayden safety departments.

  • Assist Process Control Department Communications Technician and cross-train in their duties.
  • Assist Corporate IT with fiber optic and copper cable installation and maintenance.
  • Assist with installation and maintenance of weather stations at the Ray Complex.

  • Knowledge of Modular Mining Inc. Dispatch Fleet Management System including hardware, software, and networking technologies.
  • Ability to troubleshoot Dispatch system failures and identify and eliminate bottlenecks to ensure long term efficiency of network.
  • Knowledge of Ethernet and various other networking technologies.
  • Knowledge of telephone systems and radio systems used for voice and data.
  • Knowledge of Unix and Microsoft Windows workstation hardware and software.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools, test and calibrating equipment.
  • Ability to read plant, network, and equipment drawings.
  • Ability to read electrical prints.
  • Ability to work with vendors and suppliers.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and maintenance records.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to solicit input from other employees.

  • Associate degree or equivalent.
  • 4 to 6 years of experience with Dispatch systems.
  • Experience maintaining telephone and radio systems.
  • Background in electrical and electronic systems.

  • The job requires training or instruction in the area of Environmental Awareness.
  • This job requires training or instruction in the area of Safety & Health Awareness including completion of the appropriate MSHA training.

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.

The Ray mine is located 64 miles southeast of Phoenix and 70 miles northeast of Tucson. We have a robust carpool / vanpool program and encourage employees to participate. Employees save more than 50% of their commuting costs while reading, sleeping or just enjoying the view.

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