May 20, 2024

Technician Mill Control

  • Pinto Valley Mine
  • Miami, AZ 85539, USA
Full-Time General Labor Program Management Skilled Labor Training Warehouse Operations

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE: Responsible for (including but not limited to) all aspects of monitoring and controlling the equipment in mill operations assigned to the Concentrator Control Room. The Concentrator consists of a sulfide copper ore crushing, milling, flotation and filtering facility, which includes a Molybdenum Plant. In addition, the Mill Control Room Technician will assist in the supervision of operators assigned to the Mill.

REPORTING TO: Mill Operations Supervisor, Mill Operations Superintendent

COLLABORATING WITH (Key departments, External Groups):

Internal: Processing Operations and Maintenance; including Support Labor Crew

External: Business Services, Human Resources, HSEC and Contractor / Vendor Services (as required)


Internal: Mill Operators (hourly employees)


• Ensure all employees are working in compliance with all Pinto Valley Mine and MSHA safety guidelines and procedures.

• Ensure all employees and contractors are working in compliance with all Pinto Valley Mine standard operating procedures.

• Ensure that all employees and contractors are certified to execute the tasks/jobs they are assigned (as necessary).

• Promote a safe work culture for employees and contractors.

• Optimize and monitor the equipment associated with the Concentrator through the DCS and on- -stream analyzer. The equipment includes:

o Grinding Circuits;

o Dust Collectors;

o Cu Flotation;

o Moly Flotation;

o Cu- -Mo Thickeners;

o Cu Thickeners;

o Filter Plant;

o Tail Thickeners;

o Water systems;

o Air Systems;

o Tailings Dams;

• Control the Grinding circuits to optimize the product to Cu Flotation.

• Apply consistent procedures and methods to maintain operational consistency and optimization.

• Interface effectively with other crews to ensure consistency.

• Accurately and correctly document operational data.

• Monitor systems and alarms to prevent injury, damage, or production losses.

• Maintain effective decision making and prioritization in fast- -paced, stressful conditions.

• Effectively communicate operational status, concerns, or achievements.

• Alert Operators and/or Processing Maintenance to any unusual events.

• Co- -supervise the hourly personnel with the Concentrator Supervisor (as required).

• Perform relief duties in the absence of the Concentrator Supervisor.

• Ensure that all guidelines concerning safety and the environment are being adhered to.

• Perform all System for Managing (SFM) activities as per the SFM Controller Behavior Model (as required)

• Behave in a way that demonstrates support of Capstone’s Vision and Values: Always Accountable, Execute with Excellence, Deliver Results and Work Responsibly

• Responsible for but not limited to all tasks/duties assigned or required.



• Previous Mining experience, with experience working in a Concentrator Operations / Control Room.

• Previous experience working with DCS Control Systems.

• SAP experience.

• Intermediate Microsoft Office / Outlook skills.

Key Competencies / Skills:

• Bachelor degree and/or equivalent experience, certifications in Concentrator Operations or a relevant area would be beneficial

• A minimum of 2 years of operational experience in the mining environment (Mill / Concentrator Control Room).

• Experience with and knowledge of computers and DCS systems and software.

• Ability to make effective contributions using team concept.

• Strong decision making and time management skills.

• Proven ability to operate independently and in crew- -based teams, demonstrate strong leadership skills, and be self- -motivated.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

• Valid Arizona Driver's License.

• Able to speak, comprehend, read and write English.


Concentrator, Mill Control Room.



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