Electrical & Instrumentation Supervisor

21 Sep 2022

The role:

Responsible for all processing area electrical and instrumentation activities. 

Supervise entry and journey-level electrical and instrumentation technicians and lead workers involved in the preventative maintenance, adjustment, repair, overhaul, replacement, and installation of electrical and instrumentation apparatus and related equipment and devices.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Provide courteous and expeditious service to Process Operations and other departments as needed.
  • Routinely adhere to and maintain a positive attitude towards departmental and corporate goals.
  • Supervise and engage E&I Technicians in constructing, installing, maintaining, testing, and repairing electrical circuits.
  • Oversee and perform troubleshooting and repairing of instrumentation systems, control, and process loops, PIDs, and associated equipment.
  • Supervise, direct, and participate in troubleshooting, repairing, installation, maintenance, and repairs of instrumentation systems, control circuits and process loops, PIDs, and associated equipment.
  • Supervise and participate in the inspection of tele-metering, electric controllers, programmable controllers, process meters, analyzer’s, flow systems, and a variety of other types of instrumentation for proper operation.
  • Oversee and direct the installations, repairs, modifications, calibrations, and preventative maintenance on a wide variety of complex digital, analog, programmable, and other auxiliary equipment used in crushing, grinding, gold recovery and water treatment, keeping accurate records.
  • Monitor the work performed by contractors and capital projects team on work scopes related to electrical and electronic apparatus and instrumentation including repair, replacement, disassembling, assembling, installing, and testing.
  • Read, interpret, and direct others regarding electrical and instrumentation plans, specifications, blueprints, sketches, wiring diagrams, and schematics.
  • Supervise the testing of power distribution, transformers, circuit breakers, meters, and other apparatus; oversee others engaged in performing routine maintenance of electrical equipment and supplies.
  • Inspection of equipment installation work performed by contractors and other personnel for workmanship and compliance.
  • Estimate labor and materials for electrical installations and repairs.
  • Maintain an inventory of parts, materials, and supplies used in performing everyday tasks.
  • Oversee and participate in the documentation and record all programming, testing, and updates performed.
  • Evaluate and maintain instrumentation backup records of all instruments used in processing plant: prepare routine and special reports on equipment maintenance and repairs a needed.
  • Assure effective cost and manpower controls through a formal and continuing maintenance management program.
  • Maintain network communication between equipment, controls, field hardware, and DCS system.
  • Respond to emergency situations during off hours as required.
  • Review and provide input and suggestions on new system requirements.
  • Participate in safety programs and coordinate the training of assigned staff.
  • Develop training, instruction, and evaluation to entry and journey-level electrical/instrumentation personnel.
  • Work effectively with others.
  • Operate Department vehicles.
  • Prepare written and verbal reports, memorandums, and correspondence.
  • Assist in preparing annual budget.
  • Report weekly and monthly on maintenance performance indicators and present these to the Maintenance Superintendent with initiatives for continuous improvement.
  • Develop the plan to provide supervision and management of internal & external resources outside of normal business hours when required for shutdowns and other major works.

 The successful candidate will have:

  • 5 years of production (heavy industrial plant) Electrical experience.
  • Crushing, grinding, milling, rotating equipment and pressure vessels experience.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, or Instrumentation and Control Systems, or closely related science, and two (2) years of journey-level experience in electrical and electronic instrumentation maintenance and repair (utility/industrial applications preferred).

Who are we?

Check us out – https://youtu.be/rV5b451tLKI

About the company:

OceanaGold is a multinational gold producer committed to the highest standards of technical, environmental, and social performance. Since 1990, we have been contributing to excellence in our industry by delivering sustainable environmental and social outcomes for our communities and strong returns for our shareholders. The gold, copper and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology that connects people around the world.

Our global exploration, development and operating experience has created a significant pipeline of organic growth opportunities and a portfolio of operating assets including Didipio Mine in the Philippines, Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand and Haile Gold Mine in the United States. Our operations are supported by corporate offices located in Brisbane, Australia and Denver, USA.

At OceanaGold, health and safety are paramount to the success of our business as are employees who engage in behaviors that align with our values. OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.



Work Type:
United States
Haile Operations
Date expires:
31 Dec 2022