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Position: Mine Engineer

Location: Eagle Mine, Upper Peninsula, Michigan, USA

General Description:

The Mine Engineer will report to the Senior Mine Engineer. This role is accountable for providing engineering support for mine design, planning, and special mine projects


Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Department and individual Health & Safety Management plans, perform work according to Eagle policies and procedure, comply with Federal & State regulations.

  • Support operations using Deswik.OPS short interval planning tools.  Create baselines, track actuals, build reports

  • Develop infrastructure designs and plans to support mining; to include ventilation, water management, and LTE network.

  • Develop practical, accurate, and effective mine designs consistent with industry standards, comply with recommended design guidelines

  • Support technical reviews, cost forecasting, resource allocation, life of mine, monthly, and weekly progress tracking, and reporting

  • Review current mining operations and investigate other methods to improve efficiency in mine operations

  • Knowledge of exploration methods, mineral inventory estimates and resource estimation

  • Support mine projects to include AFE, pre-feasibility studies, and project reporting and tracking

  • Assist Senior Mine Engineer with Resource and Reserve reporting

  • Other duties as assigned


Education, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Strong safety, health and environment commitment and improvement mindset required

  • Individual must have at least a B.S. in Mining Engineering or related field

  • 2-4 years of technical and/or operations experience in underground mining environment required

  • High level of competence using mining software such as Deswik, Vulcan, Ventsim required

  • Experience in operations with complex multi ore body planning preferred

  • Strong problem-solving skills preferred


Key Personal Competencies:

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

  • 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, business sense and technical data

  • Communications – clear, concise, objective, well organized, is an active listener

  • 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, and accomplished efficiently

  • 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 “Mine Engineer” to

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