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Mine Engineer-Dump, Drill, and Blast Planning
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Mine Engineer-Dump, Drill, and Blast Planning

This position reports directly to the Manager of Short/Mid-Range Planning at the company’s Minnesota site.

The responsibilities of the positions include, but are not limited to:

Administering company's safety program and initiatives for the department ensuring management's commitment and ensuring a safe work environment.

Providing technical service on matters relating to taconite mining operations.

Developing dump/drill and blast plans that achieve and maintain predictable, stable levels of operating performance.

Managing the allocation of trucks to sustain functional excellence including participation in project definition and delivery conducting design for support infrastructure and activities for roads, ramps, dumps.

Develop short range plans, maps, and schedules for roads/dumps and drill patterns.

Employing management skills to direct and coordinate the efforts of employees assigned to survey crews and mine operations.

Applying education/technical knowledge and utilizing problem solving skills and continuous improvement knowledge in the processing of iron ore while working closely with members of management and related departments to ensure an efficient productive facility. This position is also responsible for administering the company’s Safety program to ensure a safe work environment within the assigned facility.


This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Mine Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, or Civil Engineering.

The position also requires 1-3 years of applicable work experience.

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