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Materials Handler Advisor

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Calgary
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/03/2014
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The Company:
The successful candidate will get the opportunity to work for one of the largest operating companies located in Calgary.
Our client requires expertise for their slurry pumping and tailings management.

This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

The Role:
The successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing, evaluating, and advising on the following:
• Materials handling specifications and drawings
• Compliance with design methods and safety factors to be used in design of project. Reviews completed contractor deliverables for correctness, compliance, and operability
• Operability of the unit or plant for start up, normal, turndown, and shutdown modes. Reviews or sets design basis for abnormal operating conditions

The successful candidate will also be responsible to steward the contractor's activities with respect to materials handling engineering and design including:
 Development of the schedule, recommended deliverables, and labor hour estimate for materials handling
 Measurement and reporting of engineering progress
• Led team in materials handling technical specification preparation
• Participate in HAZOP reviews & SIL assessment.
• Led team to evaluate and select wear materials for fixed mine equipment applications.
• Participate and /or lead operability/reliability reviews

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The successful Materials Handler Advisor must have previous experience in the design, specification and selection of material handling systems, including; belt conveyors, belt splicing & rip detection practices, metal detection & rejection systems, hoppers (including bin half-angle assessment for ore flowability), crushers, sizers ,screens, as well as associated equipment drive system components etc.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
This candidate should have knowledge of controls for materials handling equipment, including VFD controllers, PLC’s and Plant Control systems.
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