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Senior Control System Engineer

Company: Rio Tinto
Location: Boron
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Control System EngineerOpportunity to develop your career and work for a global companyContribute to the success of Rio Tinto by applying your technical and professional leadership expertiseJoin a company with a world class reputation for safety and a culture that supports inclusion and diversity -Boron, CAAbout the roleAll progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.The Senior Control System Engineer maintains and improves process control functions across Boron site. The individual will support, develop, coordinate, and/or lead activities that will maximize operational performance and reliability, working very closely with Operations and Maintenance teams. This role is a great opportunity to join a technical team and contribute to the success of Rio Tinto.Reporting to the Superintendent, Engineering & Controls, you will :Ensure compliance with health, safety, environmental and quality programs and standards for Rio Tinto and outside regulatory agencies.Lead by example and coach safety to othersEstablish a constructive culture in the team by demonstrating and utilizing appropriate leadership behavior, symbols and systems.Provide guidance on control systems hardware and software design, reliability, and performanceWork with Process control professionals and contractors to implement process control improvements/upgradesProvide technical guidance and troubleshooting assistance to plant personnel as needed.Be available to assist or lead E/I Technicians in analyzing, troubleshooting, and repair of failed controls and instrumentationProvide support to the operations team (loop tuning , code troubleshooting, alarm management)Configuration changes, graphics development and modification; and implementing software changes of design.Participate in project development, approval, implementation, and management, as needed.About youTo be successfully considered for this role, you will have:BS degree in Electrical Engineering or related field required. Masters desirable.Five plus years' experience in Process Control required, preferably in the mining, chemical or similiar industries.Extensive working knowledge of computers, computer networks, and computer-based equipment.Experience in programming/developing/configuring PLC, HMI, Drives and SCADA systemsWorking knowledge of Allen Bradley Control Logix systems, FactoryTalk View as well as typical industrial control system equipment.Strong analytical, organizational and problem solving skills for complex problems that are encountered.Conversant with computer applications (Microsoft, Autocad etc)Assets :Experience with Wonderware and/or Modicon, Modbus + is a plusExperience with Thin Manager, Virtual Machines (VMs), Servers, Network Radios and Switches is a plusBackground in Project Management and Lean/Six Sigma skills a plusAbout Rio TintoHere is just a glimpse of our industry leading rewards package:A competitive starting wage with opportunity for growth and career progressionCareer development & education assistance to further your ambitionsAccess top tier family-friendly health and medical programsGenerous 401k matching programAttractive company share ownership plan (up to 50% company match)Leave for all moments that matter in life (vacation/annual, 18 weeks paid parental leave for primary care giver short term sick leave, paid holidays)Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls "-- -progress' begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers. For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers - generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress. Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminum - the world's first to be certified "responsible"-- - - helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world and explore the universe. Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.Where you'll be workingThis role is located in Boron, CA. Rio Tinto Borates is a global leader in industrial mineral supply and science. We provide 30 per cent of the world's supply of refined borates, remarkable minerals that are essential to life and to modern living.Also known for its 20 Mule Team Borax brand, Rio Tinto Borates traces its roots to California's Death Valley, where borate deposits were discovered in 1872. The twenty-mule teams Borax used to haul ore out of the remote desert live on as a symbol of our commitment to innovation. Rio Tinto Borates distinguishes itself through world-class safety, environmental and community practices, and a commitment to constant innovation and improvement.Every Voice MattersAt Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQ+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V Rio Tinto participates in E-Verify to confirm work authorization. Please visit for more information.So if this sounds like you and the opportunity you are looking for, apply now.Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.If you would like to know more about careers at Rio Tinto, you can like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or join us on LinkedIn.Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Keywords: Rio Tinto, Bakersfield , Senior Control System Engineer, Other , Boron, California

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