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Mine Engineer

Kershaw, SC

Posted: 03/20/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Engineering Job Number: 18010 Pay Rate: Open to Market (Base Depends on Experience)

Mine Engineer

Position Type: Direct Hire

Position Location: Kershaw, SC

Position Salary: Open to Market (Base depends on Experience)

Position Rotation: 8/6 Back to Back


  • Through the use of effective scheduling of equipment and mine engineering practices provide support to the day to day mining operations.
  • Plan and monitor mining sequence and insure all mining activities are planned to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Produce Daily, and Weekly mine plan
  • Review final and interim mine designs for operational effectiveness and safety
  • Schedule the mining of ore and waste generally in accordance with the Monthly forecast but seek opportunities to reduce cost and improve efficiency by finessing haul profiles and dump locations.
  • Mentor and up skill junior mine engineering staff, interns.
  • Monitor the execution of the short-term plan in the field to ensure critical path targets are achieved.
  • Monitor as built progress against design and report variances to the mine operations group 
  • Builds a logical approach to address problems or opportunities or manage the situation at hand by drawing on one’s knowledge and experience base and calling on other references and resources as necessary.
  • Allocate daily survey tasks and insure work is organised for maximum efficiency.
  • Ensures mining is planned and implemented to maximize the recovery of ore and minimize mining dilution.
  • Establishes a systematic course of action for self or others to ensure accomplishment of a specific objective. Sets priorities, goals, and timetables to achieve maximum productivity.
  • Develop a sense of continuous improvement, seek to streamline production planning process and minimize the gap between plan and execution.
  • Complies with all safety requirements and observes all company policies and procedures.
  • Carries out all other duties that may reasonably be required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent;
  • 1-5 years of production experience in a hardrock open pit mining environment 
  • Eligibility for membership of a professional body desirable.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with complex problems, including both definition of the problem and generation and evaluation of solutions.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills, including goal setting, group performance monitoring and the ability to modify priorities where necessary to achieve these goals.
  • The ability to make a decision from a range of competing options where the outcomes are not entirely predictable.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills, and the ability to convince others to co-operate and contribute.
  • Advanced numerical analysis and reasoning skills.
  • Production of a satisfactory security clearance.

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, talk, hear and see.
  • Work is in a surface mine plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity.
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required.


  • Full Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401K
  • PTO

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within 3 weeks of submitting your application

Daniel Heidrick
Recruiter - Murray Technical

Specializing in placing talent in Engineering, Manufacturing, and Operations roles.

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