Mine Engineer II


Soda Springs, ID, US Gillette, WY, US Provo, UT, US Tok, AK, US Draper, UT, US Salt Lake City, UT, US Casper, WY, US Anchorage, AK, US

Requisition ID: 169221 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Mining District 

Department: Field Operations 

Market: Mining 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Mine Engineer, you will support Kiewit Mining operations throughout North America. This position is responsible for overseeing the development of short-range plans, work packages, long range planning and estimating, developing annual budgets, design work, training and mentoring Field Engineers and overall support of our mining and construction teams.  Additionally, this role will be responsible for managing special projects and working with other departments across the project site, as required.  


District Overview

Kiewit Mining Group has grown steadily to become one of North America’s leading contract mining companies operating in various commodities, including gold, coal, oil sands, iron ore, phosphate, talc, and aggregates. We are built on a solid foundation of safety, quality, production and integrity. 

As part of Kiewit, we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering experience that provides wholistic solutions to the industry that are unmatched. 


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. 
Possible locations include: Gillette, WY; Soda Springs, ID; Tok, AK, Lone Tree, CO;  


• Support and implement short range and long range mine planning operations to support active mines, mine infrastructure projects and other heavy civil related projects
• Cost tracking and developing annual and life of mine budgets
• Special projects
• Design, develop work plans and costs to support projects for mining activities 
• Ability to manage and oversee these projects, including supporting or directly supervising employees performing this work
• Train and support Field Engineers new to the company and projects we support
• Perform estimates for new contract opportunities


• Undergraduate or graduate degree in Mining, Civil, Geological, or Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management, or other natural science engineering fields.
•3+ years of experience
• Ability to travel and relocate as needed
• Mining, Mining Infrastructure/Heavy Civil project experience is preferred
• Ability to freely access all points of a project site in a wide-ranging climates and environments, including the ability to climb off and on equipment 
• 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

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.

Base Compensation: $75,396 - $115,806 
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

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 do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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