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Project Engineer

Position: Project Engineer

Location: Eagle Mine, Upper Peninsula, Michigan, USA


General Description:

Support Mine Operations with all underground projects pertaining to mine optimization, resource extraction, and safety improvements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review, investigate, and develop recommendations regarding all underground engineering projects

  • Act as technical expert on a wide range of small to medium site construction, expansion, and modification projects

  • Develop and communicate project plan to mine planning and contractor to ensure projects stay on plan and budget

  • Track and report project compliance to plan, actual vs planned spend monthly

  • Liaise with key stakeholders throughout the project phases

  • Ensure all mine site projects are delivered in line with Eagle Mine HSE standards and policies

  • Other duties as assigned


Education, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Engineering field; appropriate combination of education and experience may be acceptable in lieu of degree requirements

  • 3-5 years of professional experience (technical and/or operations); underground experience required

  • Experience with project scheduling and budgeting required

  • Project management experience preferred

  • Experience with Deswik Suite, VentSim, Microsoft Office Suite preferred


Key Personal Competencies:

  • Action oriented and produces results – tasks are accomplished within required timeframes safely

  • Leadership – accepts responsibility and accountability

  • Integrity and trust – operates by personally defined set of ethics and values

  • Decision making – correct, appropriate, timely, based on sound judgment, operate equipment within designed operating parameters

  • Communications – clear, concise, objective, well organized, is an active listener, asks questions when unsure

  • Technical excellence, analysis, problem solving – subject matter expert, researches/support proper solutions

  • Ingenuity and resourcefulness – utilizes resources effectively and efficiently, thinks outside the box

  • Organized – activities are logically and appropriately prepared, coordinated and conducted

  • Planning and scheduling – work is planned properly, scheduled effectively, accomplished efficiently and safely

  • Quality – output meets/exceeds standards, is accurate and complete

  • Team work – works collaboratively focusing on team needs, provides recognition, is open and supportive

  • Flexibility – accepts change and is open to and supportive of innovative ideas and methods


HSEC Accountabilities:

Everyone in the workplace is responsible for his or her own safety and for the safety of their co-workers. Employees are responsible for performing all tasks in accordance with relevant HSEC Site Procedures, so as to work safely and keep the workplace safe.  Lundin Mining Company is responsible for determining steps required to ensure health and safety of all employees, protection of the environment, and the community. Specifically, all employees must:

  • Accept personal responsibility for HSEC

  • Identify hazards, unsafe actions, and conditions that could result in damage to property, injury, impacts to the environment, and the community

  • Obey any instruction issued to protect their own personal health and safety, and the health and safety of others, protection of the environment and the community.

  • Report, as soon as practicable to their Manager any situations where HSEC requirements are not being conformed to within their work area

  • Avoid endangerment to any other person through any act or omission

  • Only use equipment you are trained to use and operate the equipment in a way that is safe, protects the environment and doesn’t cause undue community impacts.

  • Participate in HSEC training provided to them

  • Report all incidents; including but not limited to injuries, near miss, community interactions and impacts, environmental impacts, spills, unsafe work practices, etc.


To apply, or to find out more about this role please submit your resume, referencing “Project Engineer” to

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