Job Openings Chief Mine Engineer

About the job Chief Mine Engineer

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What You’ll Be Doing

Our Client's Chief Mine Engineer (CME) will supervise a team of technical staff tasked with providing Mine Planning (MP) services at the assigned mine site. Assemble mine reliability and operating requirements in conjunction with geology, ground control, seismic risk management, ventilation, capital planning, construction, and all other mine requirements. It is the CME's responsibility to manage the MP plan schedule at their respective mine sites, which generates the mine budget, the mine's execution plan and strategizes the mine.  


Taking responsibility for

  • Involving Planning, Operations, Reliability, Geology as well as Ground Control and Seismic monitoring over a rolling 24-month horizon
  • Monthly targets for Operations to execute.
  • Formulating the budget based on the company's strategic direction
  • Creating a five-year capital plan
  • Supporting the monthly deviation analysis process, when corrective action is needed in the planning process
  • Creating all 20 scale driving layouts and ensuring the accuracy of stopping plan estimates, including reevaluations when necessary

Assumes responsibility for

    • Assisting Operations in improving performance through estimation of Earnings Before Interest, Tax, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA) and cash flows
    • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) engineers and other Mine Technical Services (MTS) technical staff development will be spearheaded by the incumbent as the career champion on site
    • Ensure that the technical team can meet expectations. Developing, coaching, mentoring, and, when necessary, creating performance improvement plans

    You Will Have

    • A degree in mining engineering is required as well as a Professional Engineering designation
    • A minimum of five years in open pit or underground mining is required as CME or related experience
      • Integrated Business Planning experience
      • Competent in mineral finance, with experience in EBITDA, Free Cash Flow, Budget Drivers, Cutoff Policies, and Net Present Value (NPV), along with an understanding of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), performance drivers, and constraining processes
      • A high level of understanding of underground mining activities, including design, mining engineering, scheduling, and their interactions, as well as a knowledge of underground mining activities
      • Using engineering planning software such as Mine2-4D or MineCAD is desirable
      • The ability to read mining standards and guidance documents is desirable.
      • Promoting a safe, healthful, and inclusive work environment based on active genuine care, cultivating a culture of respect, and valuing diversity is People Development and Engagement
      • Business and strategic orientation, helping develop and implement strategic plans while balancing short and long-term goals and holding operations to account

      MGRMC is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, MGRMC will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. We will consult with applicants to ensure suitable accommodation is provided. 

      We appreciate all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.