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Project Engineer - Kiewit Mining

Location: 

Denver, CO, US SodaSprings, ID, US Gillette, WY, US

Requisition ID: 151999 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Mining District 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: Mining 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

 This position will be responsible for the mine planning involving truck-shovel design, dozer design, re-grade design, and estimating. This position will also be responsible for developing and optimizing life of mine plans utilizing new and existing methods and technologies.

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District Overview

Kiewit Mining Group has grown steadily to become one of North America’s leading producers of high-quality, high-energy coal and is ranked as one of the top 10 coal producers in the nation. We are built on a solid foundation of safety, quality, production and integrity.  

Location

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs.

Responsibilities

  • Understand and follow all federal, state, and company health, safety and environmental requirements.
  • Long/short range mine planning.
  • Reviewing plans and specifications to determine material requirements (quantities and qualities), pricing of materials, etc.
  • Performing engineering tasks requiring standard techniques and handling minor problems of a technical nature arising during mining operations.
  • Maintaining records as required regarding job progress, costs, material usage, etc.
  • Planning and scheduling of job and/or job segments
  • Investigating problems and/or reported incidents; identifying and recommending solutions/alternatives as appropriate
  • Working with suppliers as required facilitating the handling and expediting delivery of materials
  • Participate in new project estimates and draft proposals
  • Develop and assist in annual budgets including cost and financial analysis.
  • Establish and maintain communications between all levels of supervision and management.
  • Ability to mentor entry level engineers
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 3 to 5 years relevant experience.
  • Undergraduate degree in Mining or Civil Engineering, or equivalent degree.
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative 
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time 
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity 
  • Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt 
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills 
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives 
  • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail 
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • The ability to work shift work including nights and weekends.
  • Ability to travel on short notice.
  • Willingness and ability to relocate to job sites.

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•    FIELD ROLES ONLY May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.


Nearest Major Market: Denver

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