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E & I Programmer – Cripple Creek & Victor

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Job ID#: 151455
Location: Colorado, United States

Closing Date: December 31, 2016


 Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) has recently acquired the Cripple Creek & Victor (“CC&V”) gold mine in Colorado.  CC&V is undergoing an expansion that is about two-thirds complete with remaining development capital expected to be fully funded through operating cash flow. The expansion includes a new mill to augment production, improve recovery on higher grade ore, and add capacity for a potential underground operation. The mill is up and running, and expected to reach full production capacity later this year. The expansion also features a second leach facility and new recovery plant, which are expected to be in production in the second half of 2016.

Located near Colorado Springs in Teller County, Colorado, Cripple Creek & Victor has been in operation since 1995. CC&V is a surface mine that provides ore to a crusher and a leach facility. The operation is currently two-thirds through an expansion which includes a new mill, now in production; and a new leach facility and recovery plant, which will be commissioned during the second half of 2016.

Newmont provides competitive pay and an outstanding employee benefit package that includes annual incentive bonus, comprehensive medical and dental plans including life insurance, pension plan, 401K retirement saving program, paid time off, and paid holidays.  This compensation package coupled with a commitment to inclusion and diversity where all employees can contribute to their fullest potential makes this a great place to work.

The E&I Programmer will be responsible for troubleshooting the electrical, PLC, PC data acquisition systems.  The position will assist with equipment installations, debugging and run-off process and related tasks such as modifying and writing programmable control software; installing programmable controls with wiring; installing electronic equipment.  Assist in training plant maintenance technicians on proper installation, operation and troubleshooting of equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lead by example, in all CC&V safety and environmental practices, ensuring complete safe practices;
  • Manage and ensure strict compliance and ethical behavior with state and federal regulations in all aspects of the business;
  • Troubleshoot/repair equipment or components.
  • Perform systems analysis to made changes/modifications to the system.
  • Assist in installation and updates of PLCs, test equipment and computers;
  • Install and update programmable controls and computer terminal wiring;
  • Use a variety of test and diagnostic equipment to perform troubleshooting, alignments, calibrations, and check outs;
  • Create, comment and maintain latest ladder logic revisions of current equipment inventory;
  • Work on assignments with little or no documentation or procedures;
  • Interface and work directly with engineering and management.

Will be required to connect to CCV network from home for after-hours for troubleshooting and repair.  Requires use of discretion/independent judgement to minimize downtime/maximize production/operations.



  • Must have 5+ years relevant work experience
  • Thorough knowledge of machine design and operation (Electrical power distribution);
  • Knowledge of Rockwell Automation platforms (ContolLogix, Devicenet, RSView, PanelView, Micrologix, RSLogix, SLC500.
  • Knowledge of Factory Talk SE 6.0/6.1 applications (FactoryTalk Studio using LinxEnterprise, FTHistorian, PldataBases, FactoryTalk AssetCentre
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills;


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