Mine Engineer Job Description

Mine Engineer Job Description

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Mine engineer provides mine engineering services with respect to mine design and mine waste for mine projects and facilities;.

Mine Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Management of the internal and external teams (Contractors)
Management of project scope , budget and schedule
Management of contracts
Act as Liaison with the Meadowbank departments for the services to the project
Assist with monitoring and planning of mine ventilation, mine production, the drilling and blasting, surveying, ground control, and all other activities related to the development of the mine zone develop plans
Prior experience working with heavy mobile equipment
Provide, promote and maintain technical excellence across the business in the area of Mine Engineering
Provide or coordinate expert mine engineering support to existing mine sites, when requested by the operations or Technical Services
Analyze and provide robust planning in mine design, scheduling and in understanding their impacts to corporate business goals
Oversee and provide project surface and/or underground mine planning to include short-range and life-of-mine plans

Mine Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Mine Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMI, PE

Education for Mine Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the mine engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Engineering, Geological Engineering, Science, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Technical, Geology, Education, Electrical Engineering, Design

Skills for Mine Engineer

Desired skills for mine engineer include:

Principles and practices of Engineering
Principles and practices of Mine Engineering
Microsoft Office programs
Underground mining methods and design
SAP/Kronos software
Canadian/American Engineering standards
Ground control engineering and mine ventilation engineering
Applicable design standards to assure compliance and quality
AutoCAD and mine design/planning software
Microsoft Office suites

Desired experience for mine engineer includes:

Bachelor's degree in Mine or Geological Engineering or related Engineering discipline with no experience required
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related Engineering discipline and five (5) years of related experience in Engineering or a related field, OR
Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or related Engineering discipline and three (3) years of related experience in Engineering or related field
Broad knowledge of the principles and practices of Electrical Engineering with an understanding of Mechanical and Process Engineering techniques
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities effectively and uses time efficiently
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction, keeps commitments, commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals, completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan

Mine Engineer Examples


Mine Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a mine engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for mine engineer
  • Will assist with project engineering studies (PEA, PFS, and FS) for projects as required
  • Works with other senior technical specialists in areas such as geology, geostatistics, metallurgy, projects, environment & social responsibility to ensure cross-functional communication within the study or project
  • Provides mining engineering skills for project evaluation and M&A due diligence teams, analyzing information, investigating discrepancies and providing information to make recommendations regarding projects and potential acquisitions
  • Utilizes experience and background to detail study and project execution risks and opportunities to senior management
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to safety, environment, community, and the ability to work safely
  • Available to travel as needed, both domestically and international
  • Create, maintain and update reserve shapes, envision future potentials and supply info for management decision making baseline
  • Create detailed life of mine plan based on the latest block model from Geology, including mining sequence and scheduling for stope drilling and blast, backfill, ore and waste development
  • Update 13 week plan rolling monthly and forecast through the end of the year, and present to management and operations personnel clearly and effectively
  • Communicate changes and new items to short range planners and drilling and blast engineers clearly and effectively
Qualifications for mine engineer
  • Bachelor’s degree in a specific discipline
  • Other EE related software experience a plus
  • 7+ years’ relevant professional experience, preferably within a consulting environment
  • Working knowledge of the QLD legislation on regulated dams and tailings - highly regarded
  • Proficiency in a range of water resource skills including mine water management, tailings management, water balance, dam safety inspections and drainage - required
  • Proven task and project management skills and proficient in report writing

Mine Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of mine engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for mine engineer
  • Run ventilation modeling scenarios in life of mine areas, update ventilation and escape maps quarterly
  • Review and update engineering/scheduling sections of technical report every year
  • Mentor and supervise Short Range Planning Engineers
  • Perform other duties as per requested, assist planning engineers
  • Inform associates and supervisors of plans, opportunities and pitfalls to enable each to perform their role
  • Assists with compliance issues (Permitting, CAUV, Reclamation)
  • Coordinate between mine operations and technical services to establish communications and technical engineering support
  • Design, plan and engineer construction projects related to surface and underground facilities
  • Design surface and underground plans and systems and ensure proper functioning of dragline production, mobile equipment, production drilling and blasting pattern designs, reclamation planning, dozer planning, maintenance and repair of CAT CAES and Aquila computer systems
  • Assist in coordinating, developing and providing short term and long term mine plan design, layout sequence, schedule and timing (Carlson software)
Qualifications for mine engineer
  • Sound understanding of the local market, trends and opportunities will be key to your success in the role
  • Must have experience in underground mining engineering and operation
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer applications, including complex MS Excel work
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people in many different roles and responsibilities
  • Prior experience with or ability to write technical reports

Mine Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a mine engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for mine engineer
  • Assist with the preparation, finalization and review of mine roof control and ventilation plans
  • Assist in tracking, reconciliation and reporting of mine production, shipments, transfers, volumetrics, and royalties
  • Maintain mine permit area in compliance with all federal and state regulations
  • Develop equipment specifications and justifications for new and replacement equipment
  • Assist in coordinating and monitoring work of external consultants, contractors and regulators
  • Assist in overseeing the proper accounting of project costs for material, labor and equipment
  • Ensure that all projects are completed in a timely, cost efficient and safe manner
  • Assist engineering department with daily duties including surveying, ventilation readings, map updates, and longwall gate readings
  • May fill in for underground and surface foreman positions, if certificates are held
  • Plan and design construction projects related to surface facilities
Qualifications for mine engineer
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Civil, Mechanical, or closely related engineering discipline
  • Licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) in Nevada or currently following career path for licensure
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Civil3D software and ability to lead the development of design drawings
  • Experience demonstrating ability to lead multi-disciplinary technical teams on complex engineering design projects
  • Experience with mine development, operations, and closure is preferred
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering, Geological Engineering or related field

Mine Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of mine engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for mine engineer
  • The Mine Engineer will also write reports, attend meetings, train, assist with production and assist crews with issues that may arise
  • Tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering (or equivalent)
  • A Minimum of 4 years planning/operational experience in an underground coal mine
  • Proficient in a variety of mine planning software including XPAC, AutoCad, Vulcan and Ventsim, MS Office suite and project management software (Microsoft Project)
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, a “can do” attitude and able to work with minimal supervision to develop concepts through to implementation
  • Mine planning – panel design, extraction, submit to landlords
  • 1-3 years of experience in the mining industry
  • Manage all levels of studies, but mostly from scoping to the basic engineering phases and guide larger multi-disciplinary teams in the execution of Tailings & MW Mgmt projects with a defined inclination for ground engineering design and efficient dewatering, transport and disposal arrangements
  • Development of material takeoffs and conceptual level CapEx and OpEx cost estimates and schedules
  • Preparing technical documentation including reports, specifications and design basis memorandums reviewing and coordinating civil designers and helping prepare engineering drawings
Qualifications for mine engineer
  • Possess a degree in Engineering from an accredited university
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of experience in open pit mining or a closely related field
  • Must be experienced with mine planning software
  • Monitor blasting activities, analyse results and submit recommendations to achieve the desired fragmentation
  • Scrutinise, inspect and approve blast block designs to ensure safe blasting practices and conformance to set standards
  • Design Drill Patterns

Mine Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a mine engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for mine engineer
  • Provide career direction, mentorship and management of engineers, geologists and CAD designers
  • Coordinate development and construction schedules provided by the various groups (CSE / Underground Construction / Underground planners / NOLA / Consultants) into the integrated schedules
  • Coordinate with schedulers at PTFI / NOLA / and with various consultants to insure that all schedules are prepared using the standardized templates and methodologies
  • Support on proposal preparation and manage all levels of tasks for scoping to basic engineering studies in the execution of tailings projects for surface disposal and underground backfill utilization at all available levels of dewatering
  • Provides support to the Mine department in terms of water management
  • Compiles data production and adjusts the mining plan accordingly
  • Providing engineering support for mine waste projects in pre-feasibility through to detailed engineering and operational support type projects
  • Coordination and management of small multi-disciplinary teams to develop integral tailings and water management solutions for our clients, including embankment design, tailings processing, deposition modeling, capping and closure studies, geotechnical investigation design, surface water management flood routing to evaluate and size channels/pipes and embankment structure
  • Planning and executing field and laboratory investigations for mine waste facilities
  • Completing calculations for the design of water and waste management facilities
Qualifications for mine engineer
  • Explosives engineering qualification
  • Opencast Blasting ticket
  • Operational experience of as a Blasting/Drilling Specialist within a Mining operations environment
  • 4-6 years' experience in Production, Blasting Operations, mine planning & pit layout
  • Knowledge of Production, Blasting Operations, mine planning & pit layout
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mine/Mining Engineering

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