Engineer 1, 2, or 3 - Ventilation - SWM

Sibanye Stillwater Mining Company
Nye, Montana, United States
Closing date
Mar 1, 2024

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Engineering, Health & Safety
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Engineer 1, 2, or 3 - Ventilation


Stillwater Mine - Nye, MT


5x2, 4x3 - 9-hour days or Rotating 5x4, 4x5 - 11.5 hour days

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Maintain and manage the Ventilation system at the Stillwater Mine - primary and secondary.
  • Ensure adherence to standards, policies, procedures and to mine legislation in regard to contaminants and mine gases.
  • Ensure ventilation surveys including air quality, volumes and pressure occur, data compiled and presented to workforce and management every quarter.
  • Participate in emergency responses in the event of a mine fire.
  • Perform ventilation simulations and optimize the mines ventilation system including leakage mitigation, infrastructure improvement, etc.
  • Perform ventilation simulations and complete a write up for designed development and production working areas.
  • Incorporate smart technology to improve mine ventilation efficiencies.
  • Ensure ventilation projects modelled, planned, scheduled, and communicated in a timely manner.
  • Provide annual refresher training to the workforce- coordinate the preparation and presentation.
  • Successful candidate should have the ability to trouble shoot and diagnose problems swiftly.
  • Work closely with mine planning, survey, geology, maintenance and operations to ensure continuous improvement of mine ventilation.

Qualifications and Skills:


  • Leadership qualities including character, teamwork, communication, business sense and vision.
  • Familiarity with mine ventilation principles.
  • Strong computer skills in AutoCAD, Excel, and Word.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic understanding of MSHA regulations.
  • Proven ability to work within a team-based environment.
  • Working knowledge and experience with mine modelling software.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of cost and schedule variance.


  • Working knowledge of ventilation modelling software.

Education and Experience:

  • BS in Mine Engineering or equivalent with working ventilation Engineering experience.

Sibanye-Stillwater is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment decisions at Sibanye-Stillwater are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation or preference, marital or family status, disability, genetic information, age, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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