Process Control Technician

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Journeyman
  • Experience 3-5 Years
  • No. of Openings 1
  • Department Electrical Services

Job Description

Arctic Canadian Diamond Company Ltd. is a Canadian mining company and a significant producer and supplier of premium rough diamond assortments to the global market. The company owns and operates the Ekati Diamond Mine. The company also holds a controlling interest in the Lac de Gras Diamond Project. The Ekati Diamond Mine and the Lac de Gras Diamond Project are located in Canada’s Northwest Territories. In addition to its mining and exploration operations, Arctic Canadian Diamond Company Ltd. has offices in Canada and Belgium.

Why Arctic Canadian Diamond Company?

At Arctic Canadian Diamond Company Ltd., we believe people are our most important asset. That is why we are fully committed to the health, safety, and well-being of our employees and to establishing strong lasting and respectful relationships with the people and communities with whom we work.

Arctic is dedicated to developing our workforce and committed to creating an environment where people can learn, grow, and take on new responsibilities. We build capacity within our workforce by offering leadership training, apprenticeship positions, and adult education initiatives, all of which encourage employees and contractors to strive for growth and development.

Since beginning operations in 1998, the Ekati Diamond mine has become internationally recognized as a world-class supplier of top-quality rough diamonds. Now operated by Arctic Canadian Diamond Company Ltd., the Ekati mine provides unique operational challenges, rewarding career development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Team Leader, Electrical Services, and working three (3) weeks on three (3) weeks off rotation at the Ekati mine site; the Process Control Technician will provide technical support services to monitor and improve process control systems and instrumentation performance site wide. The Electrical Services Team consists of a variety of trades and as a member of the team you will be expected to assist and work with other disciplines.

The Responsibilities

  • Apply sound technical and investigative practices to identify problems;
  • Repair and calibrate field devices;
  • Focus on preventative maintenance;
  • Develop and implement performance monitoring and testing programs; and
  • Analyze results, identify challenges and recommend improvements.

The Requirements

  • Journeyman Instrument Mechanic certification or a diploma in a recognized Instrumentation Technical program.
  • 3 years’ experience in a technical capacity.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • A broad knowledge of the types of equipment, machinery and processes used in the precious stones process industry.
  • Specialization in Process Control and Instrumentation systems and experience in Modicon PLC and Wonderware HMI control systems, and knowledge of database systems such as SQL is considered an asset.
  • Experience with VMware, Cisco Network switches and administering Windows systems

The Company provides travel to and from the Ekati mine site out of Calgary, Yellowknife, and other Northern fly points as indicated in the NWT Socio-Economic Agreement for the Ekati mine.

Employees need to be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine.

Preference will be given to qualified applicants from Arctic Canadian Diamond Company Ltd. Impact Benefit Agreement Groups. Members should clearly identify their IBA status on the online job application and resume, to receive priority consideration.

For information about the beautiful region in which our mines are located visit

If this position interests you and you have the experience and qualifications we are looking for, please apply at

Closing Date: This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

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