Automation Engineer (Fly-In Fly-Out)

Nunavut, Nunavut, Canada
Competitive
Nov 17, 2021
Dec 03, 2021
NUN00173
Permanent
Full Time
English
WHAT DO YOU VALUE IN A CAREER?

At Agnico Eagle, our values never waver. We believe in trust, respect, equality, family and responsibility. Why? Because they express who we are and they have helped us succeed in business for over 60 years.

WHAT DOES AGNICO EAGLE VALUE?

We value you - your unique set of skills and experience. We value your willingness to build those skills and make a meaningful contribution to our company. And, we value your commitment to treat every person on our team with respect, helping us to operate safely, protect the environment and make a positive contribution to our local communities.

ABOUT OUR OPERATION:

Agnico Eagle has three active properties in Nunavut. The Meadowbank open-pit mine, in operation since 2010; the Amaruq satellite deposit, which is 50 kilometers northwest of Meadowbank and the Meliadine underground mine, in operation since 2019. To support the Nunavut projects, Agnico Eagle has staff based out of 2 regional offices, located in Val d'Or and Mirabel, Quebec.

YOUR NEXT CHALLENGE:

Reporting to IT/OT Superintendent, the Automation Engineer is part of the Nunavut Service Group and will collaborate with other departments in our two Nunavut mines, Meliadine and the Meadowbank Complex.

The incumbent will lead projects from the Automation & Innovation Road Map in close collaboration with the Automation & Innovation Superintendent. He/she will ensure that the goals and objectives are achieved, while promoting and respecting Agnico Eagle's culture, Health & Safety Code of Conduct and the environment.

Your Next Challenge:
  • Implement and manage all aspects related to Automation & Innovation projects: technical, safety, operation readiness, design, system support and sustainability;
  • Collaborate with operations, engineering, maintenance and other departments, as required;
  • Design, engineer, test and troubleshoot control and data acquisition architecture over wireless network technology;
  • Help streamline operations for efficiency, safety and reliability;
  • Participate in maintaining and updating technical project files and the roadmap;
  • Generate reports, including design details of projects and qualification test results.


WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

  • Bachelor's degree in automation, electrical or telecommunication engineering;
  • 3-4 years of experience in the automation field;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of control systems, instrumentation and communication industrial protocols like RS232/422/485, TCP/IP, CANOpen, Modbus, Ethernet, etc;
  • Experience in various real-time systems for mobile, IIoT, Mine digitalization and AI projects is considered an asset;
  • Understanding of advanced sensors such as HPGPS, RADAR and 2D/3D LiDAR;
  • Familiar with Virtualization concept such as VLAN and VMware;
  • Project Management skills;
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform complex system tests;
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
  • Mining experience is an asset;
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team;
  • Excellent working knowledge of all Microsoft Office software especially Outlook, Excel, Word & PowerPoint;
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate in English (Oral and written). Selected candidates must attain a passing mark on a Speexx English language assessment.

Work Schedule and location
  • You will mainly work at both of our Nunavut mine sites, Meliadine & the Meadowbank Complex;
  • Your work schedule will consist of 14 days of work, followed by 14 days for transportation and rest; flights departing from all communities in the Kivalliq region, Mirabel or Val-d'Or, Quebec.