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Sr. Mine Engineer

Our client is an international diversified mining company seeking a Senior Mine Engineer for a role that will be based in Phoenix, Arizona USA but will support mine operations in Africa.

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
• Develop costs for mine optimization
• Run pit optimization routine
• Smooth optimized pit and add pit access
• Design waste dumps, haul roads, tailings facilities, access roads and plant sites
• Calculate haulage and equipment requirements
• Develop mine plans to support goals
• Assist in the preparation of ore reserve estimates
• Support permitting efforts
• Work with geologists in exploration and assist in the engineering phase of developments and operational activities
• Participate in feasibility studies to define proper mining methods, equipment requirements, mine site facilities, manpower requirements and production requirements
• Recommend courses of action designed to eliminate potential production problems and to improve safety, operational efficiency, control production costs and protect the environment
• Responsible for carrying out engineering tasks, independently or under limited supervision
• Advise on a variety of internal and / or external requests
• Contribute to the development of practices
• Maintain excellent rapport with external stakeholders
• Analyze information and prepare technical documents to support decision making; present recommendations and status updates to key stakeholders
• Communicate information related to engineering and mentor others
• Lead 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
• Seven (7) 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

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