Mining Engineer

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Closing date
Oct 22, 2022

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Engineering, Mining Production
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
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The Role and the Company 

Lehigh Hanson is North America's leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt.  We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada.  We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world's largest building materials companies. 

The Mining Engineer role is based in Indianapolis, IN, and reports directly to Area Operations Manager.
What you'll get to do 

•    Assist in the overall extraction, processing, storage, and shipping of aggregates  
•    Analyze current mine performance and produce a cost-effective mine design for short and long-term mining operations 
•    Provide expert knowledge on optimizing drilling and blasting operations  
•    Develop cost-effective overburden, waste removal, and storage programs  
•    Evaluate and implement cost-effective blending, hauling, and crushing programs 
•    Verify the mine is being operated per the approved long-term mine plan and make corrections as needed 
•    Update mine reserve calculations annually to ensure sufficient reserves  
•    Conduct exploration studies for limestone and other raw materials including geologic review, drilling programs, surface mapping, and reserve estimates 
•    Provide technical leadership and expertise in evaluating and optimizing mobile equipment fleets in our mines 
•    Assist in mine permitting, and track permits to ensure compliance  
•    Ensure accuracy in mine production reporting and product inventory control measures 
•    Track compliance of all necessary permits with assistance from Environmental, Safety, and Health 
•    Collaborate in the execution of mine and reclamation planning, capital improvements projects, safety and environmental inspections, and periodic submittal of reports for regulatory compliance  
•    Interact with local, state, and federal agencies related to the mining industry 
•    Assist in training quarry personnel  
•    Provide geology expertise for technical due diligence concerning new acquisitions 
•    Support the re-naturalization and re-cultivation projects
•    Manage capital investment & key operational projects across the area. 
Essential Experience and Skills 

•    Bachelor's degree in Mining Engineering or Geology 
•    At least 2 years of experience in mine operations 
•    Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills 
•    Good communication skills  
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office 

Preferred Experience and Skills 

•    Site development, construction, and stone/sand/gravel processing   
•    Experience with relevant systems and software such as AggQC and AutoCAD  
•    Mine planning and land surveying   

What we have to offer 

•    Competitive base salary 
•    Highly competitive benefits programs 
•    401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions

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