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El Nino Underground Engineer

088327 Requisition #

Reporting to the Chief Mine Engineer, this position will be responsible to conduct and/or manage all mining engineering and survey functions for the El Nino mine. The site utilizes a contract miner and underhand drift-and-fill mining methods with cemented rock fill.

  • Production reporting of mine physicals, track site KPIs and evaluate opportunities for improvement
  • Accountable for the mine design and mine planning, both short and long range.
  • Complete regular audits of site to ensure compliance to standards and look for opportunities to improve efficiencies
  • Work closely with geology/exploration to plan and complete exploration and in-fill drilling in advance of mining, and complete mine-to-mill reconciliation
  • Responsible for the design and as-built layouts of all mine development and services for the Underground
  • Assist with validating monthly invoices for mining contractor
  • Creation and monitoring of site forecasts and budgets
  • Provide focused review of site deliverables to ensure completeness, clarity and accuracy, preparation of presentations and reports as required
  • Coordinate with mine operations to ensure plan compliance and to minimize disruptions
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering or equivalent
  • A minimum of five years of underground Mining Engineering experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of engineering theories and principles and a demonstrated knowledge of US engineering standards and mining regulations
  • Strong presentation and verbal skills. Able to communicate ideas and recommendations in both written and verbal forms across all levels of the organization in a clear manner
  • Excellent time and productivity management skills
  • Excellent computer skills including: Microsoft Office, Vulcan, Deswik, Ventsim.  Experience with Xeras a plus
  • Proven ability to perform in a safe and efficient manner 

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