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Chief Mining Engineer

Our client is an international diversified mining company seeking a Chief Mining Engineer for a role that will be based in Phoenix, Arizona USA. International travel of up to 20% is expected for this position.

Oversee engineering activities and to ensure service and / or operating standards are met (internally and / or externally). Design and develop processes, practices and methodologies in engineering. Lead the execution of the strategy and ensure alignment with the organization’s long-term strategy. Initiate and undertake projects to optimize performance within engineering and to ensure adherence to industry regulations and organizational standards.

Essential Functions
• Oversee activities related to the engineering team
• Responsible for carrying out engineering tasks independently
• Advises on a variety of internal and / or external requests
• Contributes to the development of policies and practices
• Maintains excellent rapport with external stakeholders
• Analyzes information and prepares technical documents to support decision making; presents recommendations and status updates to key stakeholders
• Communicates information related to engineering and mentors others
• Provides information on operating standards, compliance requirements and policies to key stakeholders; recognized as an internal expert in area of expertise and troubleshoots unusual or complex issues
• Leads project teams and internal task forces
• Perform other duties as required.

Required Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Mine Engineering or related engineering discipline from an accredited curriculum
• 10+ years of related work experience, with basic knowledge of all phases of mining and milling operations
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing to a diversely educated audience
• Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety of yourself and others
• Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards
• Excellent client service and relationship building skills
• Strong analytical skills and highly detail-oriented
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Strong team player

Preferred Education and Experience
• Experience with metal mining operations
• Use of MineSight software

For more information or to submit your resume/CV for consideration, please contact:
Jan de Ville
+1 (303) 440-8686

To apply for this job email your details to jdeville@minestaffing.com