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Senior Mining Engineer - US-KS-Overland Park

We invite you to explore the Potential of being part of something Clearly Essential!

At Compass Minerals, we harvest, mine and produce essential minerals that deal with nature’s challenges, including – but not limited to – highway deicing salt for the winter months, water softening salt and plant nutrition that improves the quality and yield of crops. We transform Earth’s resources that ultimately help keep people safe, feed the world and enrich lives, every day.

With our company headquarters in Overland Park, KS, Compass Minerals operates in 27 locations throughout the United States, Canada, Brazil & the United Kingdom. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone’s voice matters. We believe in work that creates value for all stakeholders, encourages collaboration at all levels and focuses on a high-performance environment where employees are challenged to be their best.

Job Overview: This position requires an individual with broad mining experience, some combination of operations, engineering, and corporate office experience is a plus, as well as proven technical competencies to support both underground and surface mining operations. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical and economic evaluations related to mining engineering, mine planning, mineral processing, and financial analysis. Willingness to participate in successful team projects as well as technical lead on multi-disciplinary projects, project manager or smaller projects in your area of expertise.

Responsibilities and Duties:
• Diverse background in mining projects (greenfield and brownfield), past career focus in mine planning, project management or mineral economics is a plus
• Ability to design and analyze using planning software programs such as Deswik, XPAC, MineSight 3D, Carlson, Minemax, Vulcan, or similar packages
• Ability to conduct financial modelling and Life Of Mine studies
• Provide mine engineering and financial expertise
• Analyze and evaluate mine plans, schedules, and capital plans with multiple, competing constraints to determine optimal path forward
• Delivery of project summaries, LoM plans, and budgets to key stakeholders in senior leadership positions
• Understanding of project related risks

Your Capabilities and Credentials
• Strong technical writing and communication skills
• Capability to develop budgets, determine project scope, establish schedules, etc.
• Prior experience in laying a foundational mine-planning process
• Prior experience in prefeasibility and feasibility studies
• Exceptional organizational, technical, leadership, written and oral communication and attention to detail skills

• Minimum of a B.S. in Mining Engineering with preference given to those with post-graduate degrees in a related field
• Minimum of 15 years of experience as a practicing Engineer with at least 10 in underground mining operations
• Certification as a professional engineer or qualified professional, or ability to obtain licensure within six months

Compass Minerals strictly prohibits discrimination against employees, contractors or others that conduct business with the Company on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity, and pregnancy), age, military status, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

For more information about Compass Minerals and If interested and qualified, please apply online at
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