Electrician III
First Quantum Minerals
Colon
hace 5 días

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Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.

Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That’s how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.

Job description :

General Role Purpose (brief description of this job)

The Electricians is responsible for inspecting, maintaining, and improving the performance of low voltage electrical systems and associated control equipment, such as Variable Speed Drives, Motor Control Centers, and cables, and operating, inspecting, maintaining, and improving the performance of medium and high voltage electrical systems and associated equipment under the direction of a qualified person.

Qualifications (required for job) & Knowledge & Experience

  • Technical Degree or vocational training recognized by JTIA at general electrician level.
  • 2+ years of experience in industrial, distribution, and / or generation electrical systems.
  • Practical experience with National Regulations (NFPA 70) and best industry practices including NEC, IEEE, and NFPA70E standards.
  • Practical experience with National Regulations (NFPA 70) and best industry practices including NEC, IEEE, and NFPA70E standards.
  • Good knowledge of electrical theory and terminology and the mathematics / basic algebra used in electrical calculations.
  • Experience in switchgear, medium voltage VSD and gearless drives will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the programming of logic controllers, protection relays, VSD’s and Circuit Breaker relays will be an advantage.
  • Fluency in Spanish is required and proficiency in English highly regarded.
  • Core Specific Responsibilities & Expected Deliverables

  • Operate within and observe all relevant and applicable laws of Panama.
  • Work to standard safe working procedures and actively participate in HSE initiatives.
  • Carry out formal workplace inspections on a routine basis.
  • Ensure work is undertaken in compliance with H&S (e.g. isolation, lock out and tag out), quality and environmental standards and procedures.
  • Execute daily corrective actions as directed.
  • Ensure housekeeping is executed in all designated work areas.
  • Provide input for the creation and implementation SOP’s.
  • Identify, report, eliminate, mitigate and / or control any electrical safety condition.
  • Use electrically safe work Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and best industry practices.
  • Use industry best practices for Lock Out Tag Out safe procedures;
  • Read and understand electrical drawings, schematics, single line diagrams, and any other vendor supplied technical information, included but not limited to installation, operation and maintenance manuals.
  • Assist and / or troubleshoot and repair overhead and underground distribution systems, including transformers, circuit interrupters, reclosers, capacitors, voltage regulators, medium voltage switches, utility poles, terminations, and supporting hardware.
  • Assist and / or install, maintain and repair electrical components including but not limited to duct banks, cable runs, risers, transformers, and low voltage electrical panels.
  • Assist and / or operate various components on the medium and high voltage distribution electrical system including isolation switches, interrupters, capacitor banks, transformers, Variable Speed Drives, switchgears, motor control centers, overhead fused cut outs, and voltage regulators.
  • Assist and / or isolate and clear sections of the system for maintenance, installation and load shedding.
  • Under supervision, serve as high voltage medium voltage and low voltage crews and helpers assigned to a specific job.
  • Use personal protective gear such as hot sticks, arc flash resistant apparel, respiratory protection, and places or erects clearance tags, barricades, warning signs and devices to protect others from electrical hazards such as arch flash.
  • Assist and / or operate a variety of testing, calibration and repair devices, tools and equipment including voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, insulation resistance testers, high potential test sets, circuit breaker testers, etc.
  • Undertake nominated training activities to maintain and up-skill required competencies.
  • Keep records to ensure that they are satisfactory for internal audits.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.
  • Behavioural Traits / Personal Characteristics

  • Bolder : Flexible, versatile, and prepared to take on challenges as needed.
  • Smarter : always looks for efficiencies and better ways of doing things
  • Driven : Sets high standards, is motivated and determined.
  • Together : communicates well with peers and understand others views.
  • Operational Requirements

    Cobre Panama is a remote site. This exciting position is based on-site and will be focusing on driving and delivering operational accountability and ownership across various units at Cobre Panama site.

    Rosters and working hours may vary depending on business requirements.

    Environmental Responsibilities

  • Comply with current environmental regulations in Panama
  • Comply with the commitments contained in the Environmental Impact Studies and other additional studies in this regard, which apply to your area and activities.
  • Comply with the provisions of the Minera Panama Environmental Management System.
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