Mining Engineer Job Description

Mining Engineer Job Description

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Mining engineer provides mine planning services to the operation, and strategic mine development advice on how to optimise the value of the mines resource.

Mining Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Regular coordination with Operations, Geology, and Survey groups to implement the weekly and monthly plan
Work with the team to come up with creative ideas for new products and signals, then carry those ideas all the way to launch
Explore data to measure the impact of your changes and come up with ideas for how to maximize that impact
Collaboration on development of design specifications
Design of electrical systems and harnesses to connect machine electrical components
Development and execution of component delivery schedules
Resolution of development issues
Tracking and management of product costs
Providing regular updates to management and program leadership
The position's primary focus is on the development of new machines, but some involvement with issues being experienced with the current field population is expected

Mining Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Mining Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HAZWOPER, MSHA, OSHA, JORC, NI, FAA, TUV, NDT, P.M, DMME

Education for Mining Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the mining engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Engineering, Geology, Education, Science, Technical, Physics, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Graduate, Electronics

Skills for Mining Engineer

Desired skills for mining engineer include:

Microsoft Office programs
Rock mechanics
Mine Evaluation
Mine Planning Training
Ground control engineering
Ground control engineering and mine ventilation engineering
Mine Environment Management and Equipment selection
Mine Operation Management

Desired experience for mining engineer includes:

Recognized as technically proficient in aspects of underground mining
Prior experience in capital project development or sustaining capital projects at operating mines
Experience in due diligence reviews, up-front studies and NI 43-101 Technical Reports
Solid working knowledge of mine planning, design and scheduling software packages such as Vulcan, Surpac, Mine2- 4D, Datamine, Minesight, and others
Mine engineering experience at an operating underground hard rock mine at a senior level
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with, and influence all levels of the organization

Mining Engineer Examples


Mining Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of mining 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 mining engineer
  • Responsible for all aspects of engineering and project management including design reviews, scopes of work development, solicitation of proposals, bid specs, estimating, scheduling, budgets, contractor management, invoice reviews
  • Identifies owner’s goals, needs, and expectations for building operation and function
  • Defines commissioning roles and scope for members of design, commissioning and construction teams
  • Monitors commissioning results against technical specifications
  • Understands the formal Design Record documents and location/accessibility
  • Experience with DataMine, XPAC and GIS
  • Providing engineering budget and schedule estimates and overseeing technical resources to meet requirements on large projects
  • Understand geotechnical design of mine and provide guidance, , ground control
  • Assist in obtaining all necessary application data and information in order to adequately formulate proposals and generate requisite calculations
  • Evaluate all available design information, calculations and test results to ensure proposed components meet or exceed customer expectations
Qualifications for mining engineer
  • Ability to apply business, financial and technical thinking skills
  • Detail oriented but with the ability to think conceptually and strategically when required
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form, with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Self-motivated approach to completing tasks and interaction with others
  • Fluent in English with fluency in other languages

Mining Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of mining engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for mining engineer
  • Perform Design Failure Mode Effects Analysis to document thought process and to increase confidence in designs
  • Accurately complete and maintain up-to-date Design Review forms and assume responsibility that these forms are adequately reviewed and approved
  • Develop a working knowledge of the test lab equipment and practices
  • Review and approve all samples under his/her responsibility
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and drive to completion using project management methods
  • Work with the team to come up with creative ideas for new approaches and signals, then carry those ideas all the way to launch
  • Be an internal resource as requested, in training or OptiMine implementation
  • Prepare industry standards, whitepapers, conference presentations, magazines articles, university lectures
  • Possess a strong desire to advance technical skills, and obtain a broad range of experience in various disciplines
  • Side Jobs and activities to be taken on as time and experience permits
Qualifications for mining engineer
  • 10+ years’ experience including coordinating all technical and management aspects of small to mid-size projects
  • Excellent communication skills – internal and client communications
  • Previous experience within industrial or mining industry or engineering/consulting industry
  • Proficiency in Primavera scheduling software
  • Has thorough understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards associated with mine engineering
  • Provides day-to-day guidance to operations personnel on actual or potential mine engineering concerns

Mining Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of mining engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for mining engineer
  • Plan and coordinate moderately complex projects, including estimation of capital and operating costs, stope and development design optimization, and mine infrastructure changes
  • Work with Maintenance and Purchasing departments to provide engineering expertise, and improve cost optimization
  • Work with customer (Mining Engineers, Consultants, Design Engineer, ) to understand mine performance and identify opportunities to improve productivity and Safety
  • Utilize your expertise to conduct a full range of mine engineering functions
  • Apply Golder’s Project Management standards to manage all aspects of projects
  • Identify, develop, and follow through on new business opportunities
  • Use your client focus to develop and maintain exceptional relations with clients
  • Use your high standard of ethical behaviour to promote and support Golder’s Core Values and Culture
  • Experience in short or mid-range surface mine planning
  • Surface mining experience
Qualifications for mining engineer
  • Exposure to fleet management and/or machine guidance systems (such as Modular Mining, Wenco, Carlson Grade, Minestar, ), experience with SQL database structure and reporting is an asset
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen, background check and have a clean driving record
  • Obtain FAA Part 107 Certification for sUAV Operator
  • Western Australian First Class Mine Managers Certificate of Competency
  • Extensive knowledge of surface and underground mining methods and practices
  • A current Australian manual driver's licence is required

Mining Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of mining 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 mining engineer
  • Manage consultants to project scope, time and cost
  • Work closely with infrastructure engineers to make sure that your algorithms will effectively scale to large data sets and to ensure that the underlying system provides the flexibility needed for your ideas
  • Mentor other engineers who are ramping up
  • Management of mid-range mine planning, scheduling and design
  • Assessment of options to maximise equipment utilisation and coal recovery
  • Delivery of short range forecast (3 months to 2 years) on a monthly basis to the Mining, Technical Services, CHPP, Maintenance and Commercial teams
  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to teams on site to ensure midterm plan work flows efficiently, safely and in accordance with the requirements of the business plan and priorities of the mine site
  • Reconcile and acceptance test new quality and structure models
  • Reconcile monthly progress against budget and SRF’s
  • Maintaining a directory of accurate mine designs and schedules that meet the needs of operational and mine planning customers
Qualifications for mining engineer
  • A minimum of 10 years related experience as a consulting engineer or in a technical services role within a mining company
  • Professional Engineer certification or eligible to obtain Qualified Person status for preparing NI43-101 and JORC Technical Reports
  • Analyze the chemical composition of stone reserves to contribute to a consistent feed to Cement Plants
  • Develop and implement exploration drill plans and logging of stone cores
  • Manage Exploration Drill Operation
  • Analyze geological data for the purpose of monitoring and assessing aggregate reserves

Mining Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a mining engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for mining engineer
  • A technical background with working knowledge of mine design that includes Draglines, Load, Haul, Dumps, Coal & Partings
  • Experience in use of mine cad software including
  • Identify risk issues and offer pragmatic risk improvement recommendations
  • Benchmark clients' risk with regard to international best practice
  • In consultation with the client, identify and quantify potential loss scenarios for property damage, machinery breakdown and business interruption
  • Provide reports to assist clients in improving the risk profile of their operations, and enable underwriters to understand and quantify the risk
  • Manage the survey programmes for Mining clients including service plan development, service co-ordination, report reviews, stewardship meetings
  • Evaluate and review loss estimates for new and existing accounts
  • Undertake field work for accounts handled
  • Maintain and update the production reporting system as required
Qualifications for mining engineer
  • Understand and evaluate geological data and make recommendations for further study and/or action
  • Actively assist operation managers with the short-term, intermediate, and long-term mine planning process
  • Calculate reserves by reviewing geological information, modeling, and utilizing appropriate software to assess volumes and geologic cross-sections
  • Create and develop mine maps and permit drawings using AutoCAD, including pit design, final reclamation design, grading, calculations for storm and process water reservoir development purposes
  • Assist the environmental and engineering groups with related project planning, site layouts, and consultant coordination
  • Assist on due diligence teams for potential acquisition targets and green site development opportunities to achieve Division expansion goals

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