Careers at MineSense

We’re passionate about our technologies and we’re gathering momentum…

MineSense Technologies is commercializing an innovative and differentiated solution to an important problem faced by the natural resources industry which is how to optimize the separation of waste from ore. The company’s proprietary technology will seamlessly integrate with existing conveyor-based materials handling systems and equipment and has shown in pilot scale, the promise of greater flexibility, accuracy, and efficiency for its target industry.

In order to scale and fuel its commercialization strategy, the company needs smart people from diverse disciplines and backgrounds. If you are looking to spark your career and work with like-minded, respected and accomplished professionals who are excited by a common vision of changing the status-quo, we may be the perfect environment for you.The MineSense Technologies team is composed of a wide range of mechanical, software and technical engineers, executives and administrative staff. As we have expanded our products and services to a global capacity, we welcome the expertise of technology driven applicants to join our roster of talent.

We welcome you to send your resume to careers@minesense.com.

Available Positions

We're currently hiring for the following job postings:

Field Services Engineer

We are looking to add another Field Services Engineer to our team! Reporting to the Manager Field Services, the ideal candidate will have cross-functional skills in the installation commissioning and support of process instrumentation and electromechanical actuation systems, preferably in a mineral processing or mining equipment-related sector.  The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, action-oriented, collaborative and value-based culture. They are a natural leader, a self-starter with a passion to make a difference. Demonstrated ability to work independently while also participating as a core team member will be critical to success in the role.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the delivery and installation of pilot- and production scale ore telemetry and upgrading products in the field;
  • Install, commission and support MineSense’s developing range of mineral telemetry products, particularly the ShovelSense product. Installation will require a combination of electrical, mechanical, control and instrumentation capability.
  • Identify opportunities for product improvement and new product features;
  • Work cross-functionally with internal departments to ensure seamless delivery of products and features within the lifecycle of existing products;
  • Work closely with product development as well as customers to ensure best of breed usability, product performance and market-leading product functionality;
  • Perform other activities as assigned.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s and/or diploma in Engineering, Mining or Earth Sciences.
  • Experience with installation of instrumentation, automation and control equipment in a process or mining environment is an advantage.
  • 5+ years previous experience working as a Field Services Engineer.
  • At least 2 years in mining technology (or related sector)
  • Strong work ethic, coupled with a sense of urgency and ability to get things done in an emerging, high-growth company;
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills;
  • Creative, and enthusiastic persona with strong problem solving skills;
  • Enjoy fast-paced, energetic environment. Entrepreneurial, and results oriented;
  • Team player with a customer-focused attitude;
  • Highly organized and ability to multi-task;
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to travel up to 40% of the time globally to various mine sites.

 

Field Services Engineer – Chile

We are growing our Field Services Engineering team in Chile and adding another Field Services Engineer to the team! The ideal candidate will have cross-functional skills in the installation, commissioning and support of process instrumentation and electromechanical actuation systems, preferably in a mineral processing or mining equipment-related sector. Additionally, the successful candidate should be comfortable briefing customers on technical aspects of the System once trained.  Apart from Spanish, strong English written and spoken skills are desirable with Portuguese a plus. The ability to travel is a must.

The ideal candidate will have self-managerial qualities and will form the nucleus of an expanding regional team.  They are a natural leader, a self-starter with a passion to make a difference. Demonstrated ability to work independently while also participating as a core team member will be critical to success in the role. The position would be based in Antofagasta with the initial work at Mina Escondida with the possibility of future field services work in Latin America.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the delivery and installation of pilot- and production scale ore telemetry and upgrading products in the field;
  • Install, commission and support MineSense’s developing range of mineral telemetry products, particularly the ShovelSense product. Installation will require a combination of electrical, mechanical, control and instrumentation capability.
  • Identify opportunities for product improvement and new product features;
  • Work cross-functionally with internal departments to ensure seamless delivery of products and features within the lifecycle of existing products;
  • Work closely with the Regional Country Manager, product development as well as customers to ensure best of breed usability, product performance and market-leading product functionality;
  • Perform other activities as assigned.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s in Mechatronics, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Mining, Earth Sciences or equivalent technical qualification is required.
  • Experience with installation of instrumentation, automation and control equipment in a process or mining environment would be an advantage.
  • Strong written and spoken skills in Spanish and English particularly technical aspects.
  • Strong work ethic, coupled with a sense of urgency and ability to get things done in an emerging, high-growth company;
  • At least 4 years in mining technology (or related sector)
  • Smart, creative, conscientious, and enthusiastic persona with strong problem solving skills;
  • Enjoy fast-paced, energetic environment. Entrepreneurial, and results oriented;
  • Team player with a customer-focused attitude;
  • Highly organized and ability to multi-task;
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision;
  • Strong and proven Project Management and small team management skills
  • Based in Chile but able to travel regionally and globally if required.

Please note the candidate may be expected to work out of the Vancouver, BC, Canada Head office for their initial training period. Some travel to Vancouver afterwards would be required from time to time.