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Mine Staffing International (MSI) is an industry-leading recruitment and executive search firm focused exclusively on the Mining and Natural Resources sectors. Collectively, our leadership team has over 60 years of experience building relationships with mining industry talent, employers, information service providers and job portals. Our goal is to connect industry professionals with exciting career opportunities that will shape the future of mining.


The Principals of MSI are active in the mining industry as members of various industry organizations (CIM, SME, WIM and others). We have made on the ground visits to mine sites, attended industry conferences and have many personal connections around the industry that contribute to our ability to deliver top-level candidates to each search. Our team has regularly been consulted to develop innovative search strategies and tactics to locate and attract the highest quality of candidates for ongoing operations as well as new sites and projects.

Mine Staffing International (MSI) has dedicated Principals leading the key service areas (Executive Search, Technical/Project Staffing, Oil & Gas, México and South America), coupled with strategic leadership and project management capabilities to cover the full scope of recruiting services. Our team has the practical knowledge and experience to recruit talented professionals for hard-to-fill technical positions in exploration, construction, production and operations, in addition to corporate functions from mid-level to Executive and Board. MSI also maintains its own proprietary database for tracking, reporting and organization to handle high-volume projects in multiple disciplines, languages and locations.


WE KNOW MINING. From exploration to construction, expansions to ongoing production, our team has experience providing both contract and ongoing staffing support to world-class projects and operations. Our clients operate at various stages of mine development and across a diverse range of commodities, including precious and base metals to coal, potash, oil & gas and service industries. We understand the need to find the right people with the right skill sets required for leading, building or maintaining complex operations. With our knowledge of the industry, we approach candidate research and sourcing strategically in order to recruit only the best talent for these hard-to-fill technical and executive level positions.

WE KNOW RECRUITING. Our team also understands the challenges of working with candidates globally. Often with roles in remote locations, a candidate's expertise, lifestyle and family are all part of the decision-making process. We are experts at sourcing these talented leaders through geo-targeting, research and networking with industry professionals. Whether our clients require help with executive search, project-driven spikes in hiring activity, or want to engage in a strategic recruitment partnership for longer-term support, MSI provides the resources and the flexibility to engage in a way that works best – contingency, retained, hourly or project flat fee.


Whether a company is looking to introduce a new seat on the Board, replace a key Executive, or bring in fresh Talent to lead a mining company, MSI's search experience, reach and expertise will support them to build an exceptional leadership team. The Executive Search team at MSI has expertise in recruiting and identifying key talent at the executive levels, knowledge of and relationships with the top talent involved in the mining sector, and placing candidates internationally.

Also, we have independent global partners in locations such as Canada, London, Australia, Brazil, and South Africa that work with us on specific searches or projects if additional resources are needed. Particularly when it makes strategic sense to engage trusted partners on-the-ground in these regions to broaden our international reach, enhance our local knowledge and deliver superior results.


MSI is not a job board or your typical recruiting agency. We are a niche recruitment firm focused exclusively within the Mining and Natural Resources sectors. Our working relationships with various mining industry employers, information service providers and job portals help industry professionals and job seekers stay on top of developments within the industry. Our focus is to get you connected to the information and opportunities that best fit your experience and career interests.

In addition to the current openings listed, many of our jobs are confidential and thus not posted publicly on our website. If you do not see a position that fits your preferences, but would like to hear about relevant opportunities as they become available, Contact us online, or send an email, or stay in touch through some of our other online communities such as LinkedIn and Twitter.


View all of our Job Postings here on CareerMine or click CAREERS to review and apply directly to any of our current opportunities.

Interested in hearing about opportunities but don't see a job listed that matches your preferences? MSI is continuously seeking candidates to fill numerous positions in the Mining and Natural Resources sector worldwide.


Mine Staffing International (MSI) is headquartered in the USA with locations in Denver (CO), St. Louis (MO), Birmingham (AL) and Carlsbad (CA). MSI also has a Canadian team based in Toronto. We have built lasting relationships and trust with both employers and job seekers within the global mining industry. Our recruitment approach, which focuses on networking, has not only proven to be more successful but also allows us to maintain the highest standard of integrity in everything we do.


2588 El Camino Real, F101
Carlsbad, California 92008 USA
T +1 (760) 929-0600 main
F +1 (888) 216-4374

Bob Lundblad, President & Founder
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