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Mill Electrical And Instrumentation Superintendent
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The Mill Electrical & Instrumentation (E&I) Superintendent reports to the Mill Manager and is responsible for electrical employees and contractor performance in the areas of safety, environmental, efficiency, productivity, quality, planning and cost estimation. The Mill E&I Superintendent plans, organizes, manages, and supervises all electrical and instrumentation activities in the Mill. Additionally, the Mill E&I Superintendent is responsible for the reliability and integrity of all electrical systems including mine and mill power distribution, motors, transformers, instrumentation, sensors/analyzers, PLCs, electrical special projects, radio coverage etc. The Mill E&I Superintendent will establish tactical and strategic goals, objectives, policies, and procedures in assigned area(s). The Mill E&I Superintendent prepares and administers budgets for electrical and instrumentation groups and projects.


· Follow safe work procedures and best practices.

· Forecast necessary funds for staffing, materials, supplies, and capital improvement projects. Submits budget recommendations and justifications. Monitors and controls expenditures.

· Develop, plan, and coordinate assigned projects and responsibilities. Coordinate work with other site departments and contractors.

· Review capital improvement plans and makes recommendations. Evaluate infrastructure, facilities, and operating systems for needed electrical maintenance and repair.

· Coordinate the activities of electrical consultants and contractors.

· Work on complex issues and implements solutions through the determination of strategy and delegation to others in a group or functional area.

· Has significant autonomy to set electrical objectives, priorities, and timelines that may impact other groups or functional areas within the company.

· Prepare and manage the electrical OPEX and CAPEX budgets.

· Assume the role of radiation safety officer.


· Working knowledge of the NFPA70E and NEC regulations and MSHA surface codes.

· Understanding of distributive control, programmable logic controllers, visual interfaces, and instrumentation controls and devices.

· Working knowledge of electrical systems, such as, variable frequency drives, protective relays, medium voltage drives, wound rotor motors, synchronous motors, high current rectifiers, transformers and switchgear, and power distribution systems.

· Working knowledge of principles of electrical planning, scheduling, and coordination.

· Working knowledge of radio communication systems.

· Completion of an apprenticeship or equivalent work experience or trade school certificate.

· 10-15 Years of electrical field maintenance experience or similar equivalent experience in mining and milling environments.

· 5 Years of Project Management experience with electrical maintenance projects.

· A valid Driver’s License.


· Ability to augment and adjust electrical power projects within the mine and mill group.

· Comfortable in mining and milling environments involving but not limited to shovels, drills, ball and sag mills, and related control systems.


·  Skilled in JD Edwards, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project.


· Travel as necessary, including overnight as necessary.


· Direct General Supervisors, Supervisors, and other staff in daily operations. Inspects daily operations and projects in progress and upon completion to ensure quality and reliability of work.

· Provide administrative and technical direction to staff and interprets policies and procedures established by company and regulatory agencies.

· Recommend the selection and hiring of key staff.

· Work with employees to correct deficiencies. Implements disciplinary procedures, recommend discipline, investigate complaints, and recommends corrective actions as necessary.


· Medium: Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly. Physical demand requirements are greater than that required for Light Work.


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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