Sr. Planning Engineer

ASARCO LLC
Tucson , AZ , US
Competitive
Nov 19, 2021
Dec 19, 2021
2356
Full Time
English
POSITION OVERVIEW

The Senior Mine Planning Engineer is responsible for the mine designs and life-of-mine plans, along with the engineering required in the development of those designs and plans for Americas Mining Corporation's (AMC) open pit mining operations and projects in Mexico. This includes providing industry standard documentation for each project. Periodic travel to the company's operations in Mexico is required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Complete Mine Design Updates / Detailed Pushback Designs as required
  • Complete Ultimate Waste Dump / Leach Heap or Dump Designs as required
  • Optimize Ultimate Pit Designs / Pushback Designs / Pushback Sequences
  • Complete Mine Equipment Requirement Studies
  • Monitor / Coordinate annual Mine Design Parameters updates
  • Monitor / Coordinate / Assist (as required) with annual Life-of-Mine Operating Plans
  • Assist with the establishment of best practices for the Mine Planning / Mine Design Functions.
  • Assist with the implementation of Training Plans to increase the Technical Level of the company's Mine Planning Engineers.
  • Assist with Operating Alternative Analyses as required
  • Assist with SEC Reserve Requirements for Reserve Reporting as required
  • Work as directed.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
  • A MINIMUM OF A Bachelor of Science degree in Geology, Geological Engineering or Mine Engineering discipline.
  • Fluency in both Spanish and English preferred.
  • Professional registration is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Hexagon MinePlan software, Datamine software or other Mine Planning / Modeling software
  • Ability to work well as a team member and demonstrate leadership as required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in developing consensus building
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Must have computer skills with MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, AutoCAD.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Education and Experience
  • A Bachelor's degree in Mining Engineering or related field.
  • Seven (7) years of industry experience, including three (3) years of mine production experience and three (3) years of mine planning experience.

A core value of ASARCO LLC is "Safety First." The Company is committed to help employees continuously improve their efforts to work in the most safe, inclusive, socially and environmentally responsible manner practicable. Employee safety and health, both on and off the job, are critically important to the Company. Therefore, ASARCO LLC requires employees to have and effectively demonstrate good working knowledge of modern safety systems. Each employee will take prime responsibility for ensuring that s/he works within all required safety procedures and processes.

ASARCO LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates must possess a current and valid driver's license. Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and pre-employment physical including a drug screen.

ASARCO LLC offers an excellent low-cost benefits package for medical/prescription/ dental/vision, disability coverage, life insurance and other optional coverage, and 401(k) plan with company match.