Technician III Instrumentation

Kearny , AZ , US
Oct 13, 2021
Nov 12, 2021
Full Time

Safely maintain, install, troubleshoot and repair instrumentation and control equipment throughout a mining, milling and leaching-electro wining operation.

  • Day to day responsibilities and expectations
  • Perform maintenance and repair activities on all types of instrumentation and control equipment both indoors and out with outdoor duties subject to prevailing weather conditions.
  • Fill-in supervisory duties as needed; including job planning, supervision of field electricians and timekeeping entry.
  • Record keeping and filing of required documents.
  • Utilize requisitioning using computerized Warehouse system.

  • Ladder logic programming and troubleshooting using the Allen-Bradley RSLogix family of programming software.
  • HMI project development and modification using the Allen-Bradley RSView family of developmental software.
  • Data transfer via Serial, Data Highway +, Control Net and Ethernet protocols.
  • Thorough knowledge of measurement and control instrumentation equipment used in industrial process control including: temperature, level, pressure, flow, density, particle size, Ph/ORP, conductivity, and material weight instruments.
  • Proficient in reading and understanding instrument loop diagrams, instrument data/spec sheets and PID diagrams.
  • Thorough knowledge of repair, testing and calibration of electrical, pneumatic and electro-hydraulic control valves.
  • Dead-weight bench testing and calibration of pressure instruments. (to include low pressure instruments)
  • Knowledgeable in VFD drives, AC & DC motor
  • Low voltage control systems
  • Fiber optics (splicing, terminations & short cable runs)
  • Proficient in the safe use of a variety of test equipment used for the proper calibration, setup and diagnostics of process instrumentation equipment.
  • .Blueprint reading, one-line power and control diagrams, mechanical math skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Minimum of 1-year experience in maintenance and installation of process instrumentation in a mining or heavy industry environment preferred.
  • Accredited apprenticeship or formal vocational training in the electrical or instrumentation field
  • High school diploma or GED certificate

  • The job requires training or instruction in the area of environmental Awareness. (to include job site awareness)
  • This job requires training or instruction in the area of Safety & Health awareness including completion of the appropriate OSHA and/or MSHA training.

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.

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.