Instrumentation & Control Tech

Ontario, Canada
Competitive
Jan 12, 2021
Feb 11, 2021
1032950
Permanent
Full Time
English
Who We Are

Who We Are

Vale is a global mining company headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. We are leaders in the production of iron ore and one of the largest global producers of nickel. In Canada, Vale employs approximately 6,000 people in our corporate office in Toronto and at sites in Manitoba, Ontario, and Newfoundland and Labrador, where we produce nickel, copper, cobalt, platinum group metals, gold and silver.

Our Sudbury Operations have been in existence for more than 100 years. With five mines, a mill, a smelter, a refinery and nearly 4,000 employees it is also one of the largest integrated mining complexes in the world. Sudbury is also home to several administrative sites serving both the Ontario Operations as well as all our North Atlantic Operations.

Port Colborne is home to our Nickel Refinery where raw materials from our Sudbury operations are processed into electrocobalt and precious metals and serves as a distribution centre for finished nickel products.

Through their hard work, innovation and forward thinking, it is our employees, and a wholesome orebody of course, that ensures a bright future for Vale in Canada – a future we want you to be a part of!

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking a Instrument Technologist to join our Maintenance Department in Sudbury, Ontario. This is a permanent position.

As an Instrumentation Technologist, you will have the opportunity to further your development maintaining and improving the reliability of production by installing/replacing and calibrating quality instrumentation. In this position, you will:
  • Safely install, test, debug and troubleshoot various pieces of equipment, preforming inspections as required.
  • Safely perform Preventative Maintenance work to meet production schedules.
  • Diagnose and repair instrumentation equipment problems and breakdowns to reduce impact on operations.
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints, electrical diagrams and OEM Manuals.
  • Respond to emergency situations and or call outs as required.
  • Report deviations to established procedures and provide required documentation of work performed.

About You
  • You possess an Instrumentation and Control Technician (447A) Red seal accreditation or a College Technician or Technology Diploma in Instrumentation
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of trade experience (apprenticeship included)
  • You have a proven understanding of Ontario Electrical Safety Code, Occupational Health and Safety Act, and all other applicable legislation

What’s in it for You?
  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive benefits and pension plan
  • Opportunities to build your network and lots of fun!

Difference Makes All the Difference

At Vale, we are committed to ensuring an inclusive work environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. Vale encourages everyone to express their ideas and opinions and Vale values the plurality of individual profiles. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or any other personal consideration that makes us different.

Vale is an equal opportunity employer seeking to increase diversity across our operations and improve equal opportunity at Vale and in the mining industry.