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SR. MINE ENGINEER (OPEN-PIT)

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Discipline:
Mine Planning/Scheduling Jobs, Mining Engineer Jobs, Project Management Jobs
Minerals:
Open pit
Country:
United States of America
Region:
Arizona
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
US$
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
25-Aug-16
Recruiter:
Freeport-McMoRan
Job Ref:
1601914

Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. seeks a Senior Mine Engineer (open-pit) for its Morenci, Arizona location to perform the following job duties:
Under general supervision, contribute and lead a team to perform any phase of mine design, mine planning or other support functions within appropriate time and cost. Review, investigate and develop appropriate recommendations regarding assigned engineering projects. Lead projects and contribute mine planning expertise on large/complex site planning/construction and expansion or modifications for base metal and open-pit hard rock mine locations. Contribute to site strategic planning, scheduling, budgeting efforts using software such as MineSight, NPVS, Deswik or other scheduling and mine planning software. Conduct short and long range strategic mine planning to include cost determination, pit optimization, pit design, pit phasing, production scheduling, stockpile design, drilling pattern design, haulage analysis, equipment fleet requirements, pit slope stability and economic analysis. Develop and evaluate AFE’s (Authorization for Expenditure) for capital funding requests. Provide leadership, coaching and mentoring to front-line and/or technical employees. Evaluate and administer contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment. Represent the site on Company sponsored events. Evaluate and implement new methods and techniques for operational improvement and benchmark other operations for continuous improvement alternatives. Travel may be required up to 10% of time.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:      Master’s degree in Mine Engineering discipline or related engineering discipline, and three (3) years related experience in engineering or related field, including recent hands-on experience using the principles and practices of mine engineering with at least two (2) typical mine functions (long or short-range planning, ore control, dispatch, geomechanical control, or project management or supervision). In the alternative, employer will accept Bachelor’s degree in Mine Engineering discipline or related engineering discipline, and five (5) years related experience in engineering or related field, mine engineering with at least two (2) typical mine functions (long or short-range planning, ore control, dispatch, geomechanical control, or project management or supervision).
 
Special Requirements:  Skills:          Must have experience conducting financial, economic, and cost analysis; experience with current mine engineering software (mine planning, dispatch, etc.); and knowledge of the principles and practices of mine engineering. Any suitable combination of education, experience, or training is acceptable.
 

Nearest Major City

Safford

Job

Sr. Mine Engineer (open-pit)

Primary Location

United StatesArizonaMorenci

Requisition ID

1601914

Closing Date:
23/09/2016

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