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  • Mine Engineer

    # of Openings
    1
    Requisition ID
    2018-4960
    Position Type
    Salaried Full-Time
    Category
    Engineering
    Product Line
    Aggregates
    Job Locations
    US-IL-South Elgin
    Company
    Aggregate Industries Management, Inc.
  • Overview

    PURPOSE
    The Mine Engineer is an on-site engineering support role for the underground aggregate operations in the Chicago market area. The Mine Engineer assists mine management in ensuring that operations are run in a safe manner, in compliance with all governmental requirements, and in the most efficient and effective way possible. The Mine Engineer is generally responsible for mine planning, special projects as they arise, and federal and state regulatory documentation. The Mine Engineer collaborates with a team of engineers to help optimize other local mining operations.

    Responsibilities

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.
    • Surveying and mapping of underground mine advance and all appropriate mine features
    • Short- and mid-term mine planning
    • Measuring ventilation quantities
    • Tracking of mining royalties
    • Updating required MSHA and ATF documentation
    • Ensuring appropriate ground support is implemented
    • Assisting in managing the crew, as required
    • Completing design work and cost analyses for special projects, as required
    • Observing and tracking mining conditions and practices for continuous improvement
    • Assisting with safety training and recordkeeping
    • Assisting with greenfielding and other new site development
    • Providing technical assistance for mine management, as required

    RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER JOBS

    • Reports to the Senior Mine Engineer
    • Works closely with other mine engineers, the Safety Manager, and mine management

    Qualifications

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

    Required Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineer

    Required Work Experience: 3 years of equivalent experience preferred

    Required Training/Certifications:

    • Up-to-date MSHA training for underground mining is preferred
    • Certification as an MSHA-approved instructor for both surface and underground is a plus

    Required Computer and Software SkillsGood computer skills, with proficiency in AutoCAD and Microsoft Excel

    Additional Requirements:

    • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
    • Driven to work with limited supervision
    • Knowledge of total stations and other surveying equipment
    • Familiarity with industrial hygiene sampling protocol is a plus
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Disciplined and process oriented
    • Knowledge of underground mining (including ventilation and roof control)
    • Must be familiar with federal mining regulations
    • Ability to follow through with projects from beginning to end

     

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