Process Control Engineer

4 days ago
# of Openings
Post End Date
Rotation Type
3 x 3


TMAC Resources Inc.acquired ownership of the Hope Bay Belt Project, a gold project in Nunavut, Canada in March 2013.

Our vision is to develop this site in a responsible and economically sustainable fashion by living their values: Respect, Integrity, Passion, Initiative, Learn and Adjust, Teamwork, Fun, Growth and Results.


We are looking for a Process Control Engineer who will support Process Operations and Maintenance to ensure the highest standards are achieved in terms of safety, environment, personnel, efficiency, availability and product quality. This position involves designing, programming, troubleshooting, maintaining and continuous improvement of process control systems for the processing plant.


This position will report to the Process Operations Superintendent with a close relationship working with the maintenance department. This position is located at the Hope Bay Project site in Nunavut, Canada and will require regular rotational travel to and from the site (3 weeks in / 3 weeks out).


  • Provide day to day support and technical input to the process plant for process control systems.
  • Develop programming logic and mathematics to maintain a steady feed and flow rate.
  • Develop a flow page including latter logic for the mill.
  • Provide technical and hands-on support for Operations and Maintenance departments to troubleshoot, maintain, and improve process equipment and systems affecting plant performance.
  • Extract technical data to integrate with interdepartmental databases.
  • Manage the budget around the SCADA system and maintain the software.
  • Develop analysis tool packages for Operations and Maintenance.
  • Work with other departments to identify areas with process bottlenecks and propose solutions to maximize utilization and efficiencies.
  • Perform daily plant inspections and interactions with personnel to ensure safety, environmental compliance, housekeeping and equipment availability.
  • Conduct hazard assessments and ensure compliance with hazard reporting systems to achieve Zero Harm.
  • Responsible for creating and continually reviewing and evaluating process control strategies to ensure they are aligned with process operations objectives.
  • Develop, maintain and provide annual budgetary recommendations for control systems.
  • Demonstrate awareness and commitment to health, community and environmental protection and take action to ensure that unsafe practices or non-compliant behaviours do not occur.
  • Maintain and utilize the company’s equipment, assets, and resources to ensure production, utilization and long-term sustainability.
  • Inform, involve and engage key internal and external stakeholders appropriately; develop and maintain positive relationships and represent TMAC positively in the community.
  • Other such duties as may be assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant Engineering discipline (chemical, metallurgical, or control systems engineering) is desired. 
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience working with pumps, slurry systems, integer and time delays, and water systems. Working in heavy industrial, mining or oil and gas would be preferred.
  • Must have strong PLC programming experience with SCADA applications and devices. Experience with Allen Bradley and/or Rockwell automation is preferred.
  • Must be able to write code.
  • Experience with Mine Rescue and/or Surface Fire-Fighting would be considered an asset.
  • Excellent oral, written and active-listening skills.
  • Ability to work in high stress situations and resolve issues.
  • Effective operational troubleshooting skills.
  • Hands-on, self-sufficient and demonstrates a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Arctic experience is an asset.
  • Intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Office.


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