Senior Project Engineer

Miami, AZ, United States
Feb 18, 2021
Mar 20, 2021
Full Time
Senior Project Engineer / Project Manager

Miami, AZ, US

We offer Competitive Pay, Great Benefits, and Opportunities for Growth.

Pinto Valley Mining Corporation (PVMC), a subsidiary of Capstone Mining, is a global leader in metal mining and processing, focused on Copper and Molybdenum production.

As a member of the PVMC team, you will have the opportunity to work for a company that places its highest priorities on supporting its people and the communities where they live, protecting the environment, and providing safe and secure working conditions.

Located just outside the Phoenix metro area, at PVMC you will enjoy working in a collaborative and diverse team environment with training, development, and career growth opportunities. We live by our values; Work Responsibly, Always Accountable, Execute with Excellence and Deliver Results.

About the Role:

The primary responsibilities of this position are to provide engineering and project management for assigned projects, facilities planning and project execution, and management of the engineering drawing and documentation database. Other duties include project support for other engineering projects, document and drawing updates and document support for other departments. The normal schedule is a four (4) day work week, depending on project timing.

Who We are Looking For:

Are you a highly motivated individual with a commitment to the safety and well-being of your fellow employees? Do you consistently look for ways to improve yourself and others? Are you committed to living the Capstone Values? If so, then you are the kind of person that we are looking for.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):
  • Assist area teams to develop a detailed scope of work and help organize the set-up for the engineering company
  • Actively participate in setting up project execution plans, design management plans, project schedules and construction management plans in collaboration with CAPEX management, planning & procurement
  • Develop engineering solutions from feasibility to completion for assigned projects. Will need to communicate with end user to determine scope of project and update them as needed with design considerations.
  • Establish overall budget for the company responsible for engineering and ensure compliance
  • Establish quality standards and testing in collaboration with the various area teams
  • Establish and follow risks in design as well as requirements management and compliance to contractual terms of the contract
  • Actively participate in a hazard an operability (Hazops) study for the larger projects
  • Ensure communication between project management team, design team, construction team and various internal and external stakeholders regarding the elements relating to engineering
  • Actively participate in the implementation of project management processes such as change management
  • Accountable for the complete delivery of services, including maintaining the overall project budget, schedule and contractual obligations
  • Document engineering plans via CAD programs and specification documents. Produce detailed scope of work documents for competitive bidding process and execution. Conduct project bid meetings with procurement.
  • Provide project management support for capital projects as assigned. This will include oversight of contractors during project execution.
  • Manage assigned CAPEX Projects and Construction.
  • Provide oversight of work execution of assigned projects. Interact with work force and contractors to ensure compliance to safety and environmental standards. Conduct regular updates on project status compared to schedule and provide direction accordingly. Examine work performed to ensure adherence to design and specification and provide direct and written feedback to contractors. This includes quality control and quality assurance technical responsibilities. Execution responsibilities may also include support for other engineers in department.
  • Maintain and expand the engineering documentation system. This includes organizing new documents into the system, maintaining proper edit permissions and support the use of all functions within the system. Maintain condition of physical files and document integrity.
  • Modify existing and new documents to current status via CAD and PDF editors. Support internal and external personnel in searching for documentation. Support standardization efforts of internal and external drawings and documentation.
  • Provide verbal and written updates on project status to supervisor and plant leadership.
  • Support development of the annual budget and updates to the budget by obtaining budgetary proposals for projects in a timely fashion.


  • Bachelor's degree in project management, construction management, mechanical, civil, electrical or metallurgical engineering required.
  • 10 years of experience in mining or heavy industry preferred.
  • 10 years of Project Management and/or Construction Management experience is required.
  • Proven ability to supervise large groups of contractors.
  • Must have good networking skills and ability to communicate with outside resources to gather needed information.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours as needed during project execution and respond to contractor questions on evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to organize and conduct meetings inside and outside of department. Must be willing to present ideas and project plans in front of groups of various sizes.
  • Computer Skills – must have strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office software (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Outlook). Must have prior experience with CAD programs such as AutoCAD or SolidWorks. Prior experience with a computerized maintenance management system (SAP) is a plus.
  • Attention to detail is critical.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent attendance record. Regular attendance is an essential requirement.
  • Leadership Qualities – Must develop and maintain good relationships, trust and respect with other employees. Deal with conflict effectively and demonstrate a strong work ethic, enthusiasm, and positive attitude. Be able to motivate, empower, direct and delegate. Be transparent in motives. Must work effectively and safely using a participative management style in a team environment.
  • Collaboration & Communications Skills – Must be a team player and cooperative self-starter with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills who can interact well with all employees at all levels of the organization. Must be able to confer, influence and settle differences of opinion in a positive and professional manner. Must be skilled in team solving techniques. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Decision Making & Organizational Skills – Must possess strong troubleshooting and organizational skills and be able to resolve problems in a timely manner. Must be able to think logically using factual data and structure ideas to influence and direct others. Must make sound, timely decisions under conditions of uncertainty and risk. Will plan and coordinate multiple work tasks with a variety of departments and outside contractors. Must be able to set goals, develop strategies, and execute tasks to accomplish goals in a timely manner. Must be able to multi-task and work well under stressful conditions. Must be willing to challenge the status quo, identify and pursue new ideas and opportunities to improve production, safety, add value, and/or solve problems.
  • Able to speak, comprehend, read, and write English.
  • Valid Arizona Driver License
  • Experience with electrical one-line diagrams preferred.

Physical Demands of the Role:

• Ability to stand and walk for short durations, including walking up and down stairs and across uneven surfaces.

• This role is generally 30% office environment and 70% field environment.

Comprehensive Benefits Package:

• Health, Dental, Disability, and Life Insurance (effective on date of hire)

• 401(k) Savings and Employee Share Purchase Plans

• Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and Tuition Reimbursement.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:

Pinto Valley Mining Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.