K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) is part of the K+S Group Company, with headquarters in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; a solution potash mine and production facility located near Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan; and a world-class potash handling and storage facility operated in partnership with Pacific Coast Terminals in Port Moody, British Columbia. Bethune mine, formerly known as the Legacy Project, is the first new potash mine in Saskatchewan in nearly fifty years. The Bethune mine has created new job opportunities for Saskatchewan workers and new business opportunities for Saskatchewan companies supplying goods and services to this major economic development. All sales and distribution of the potash produced at the Bethune mine will be carried out through the K+S Group’s experienced and well-established global distribution structures. K+S Potash Canada is proud to be recognized as one of both Saskatchewan’s and Canada’s Top Employers for 2018. For more information visit www.ks-potashcanada.com.
As part of the Maintenance Plant Engineering team, the Instrumentation Specialist will be responsible for instrumentation support and supporting the development and enhancement of industrial automation and control systems at the Bethune mine.
The successful candidate will:
•Review controls and instrumentation engineering, drawings and documents in terms of feasibility, standards, codes, and K+S quality specifications
•Design, specify, size, and select measurement and control devices
•Design, issued for construction, detailed engineering packages, including instruments, wiring and installation details
•Maintain and update design specifications and installation typical for instrumentation
•Coordinate with the drafting supervision and technical engineers to maintain and modify in conjunction with K+S management of change procedures
•Assist Maintenance and Reliability in the development of instrumentation maintenance procedures and plans
•Evaluate new and existing technologies for their applicability to the Mine’s measurement and control needs
•Guide lifecycle planning efforts for critical instrumentation and specialty analyzers
•Ensure that KSPC is at all times in compliance with Safety, Health and Environmental regulatory and internal laws and policies
•Support QA/QC department on technical issues relating to instrumentation
•Support instrument maintenance personnel in troubleshooting technically complex instrumentation issues
•Assist Controls Engineer during the project and operational phase
•Support Reliability Specialist by assessing instrument reliability and its contribution to overall equipment and plant reliability
•Support the Sustaining Capital Projects department in the development and execution of new capital projects
K+S Potash Canada recognizes the diversity of the workforce and encourages individuals with the equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Qualifying requirements for this role:
•Instrument Engineering Technology Diploma
•Registered/eligible for registering with SASTT as an Applied Science Technologist
•10+ years of experience in with focus on instrument specification and designed supplemented by field and maintenance experience
•Experience in heavy industry is preferred
•Ability to read and comprehend technical instructions and documents as well as ability to write technical reports and procedure
•Mitigates risks within work area
•Demonstrates the ability to analyze and resolve work issues that arise
•Self-motivated and team focused
•Demonstrates working knowledge of Saskatchewan Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations
•Ensures that employees follow and meet health, safety and security procedures
•Experience in Process Control Systems, Programmable Logic Control and MS Office computer skills
•Must be authorized to legally work in Canada.
•Successful candidates must be eligible to travel outside of Canada as travel may be required
Successful candidates may be entitled to relocation assistance.
Employment is subject to successfully completing KSPC’s pre-employment checks which may include criminal record check, education verification, functional fitness evaluation and drug & alcohol testing.
To ensure consideration for this role, please apply by November 5, 2018.
Amazing Opportunities at K+S Potash Canada while building your career.
Good People and Great Culture
Have the opportunity to be part of a team committed to building a new and diverse culture. At KSPC we are growing our operations, delivering exciting new opportunities, and investing heavily in the communities where we live and work.
Challenge and Growth
We support your growth potential (support of professional development) and recognition of performance.
Our total target compensation is competitive and benchmarked to the market. We have a Pay for Performance philosophy that includes two components, fixed (base) pay and short term incentive (bonus) that rewards employees for their contributions towards corporate, team and individual successes.
A comprehensive, employer paid, benefits program which includes Life, Disability, Health and Dental as well as competitive Retirement benefits PLUS great extras such as:
•Paid work time to help out in your Community (volunteer with a sports team or a charity of your choice) and company money to allocate to your favourite charity!
•A Health Spending Account for extras, like more expensive glasses, and the Wellness Account covers recreational items, like your park camping fees, hunting or fishing license, and can help pay for your gym membership.
•Employee and Family Assistance Program: supporting health at work, home and in life through counselling and various online services.
We have a competitive time off program including:
•PLUS days – up to (40 hours) to use as needed (take care of the unexpected, enjoy a long weekend or have a “me” day.)
•16 additional hours at two years of service and an additional 24 hours at five years of service with our competitive vacation policy.
Ground-Breaking New Site
Opportunity to work in a new facility with optimal use of technology
See yourself here, join the team!