Engineer I
U. S. Steel
2d ago

Job Description

ENGINEER - MINE ENGINEERING -This position reports directly to the Manager of Short Range Planning. The responsibilities of the positions include, but are not limited to :

  • Providing technical service on matters relating to taconite mining operations.
  • Utilizing mine planning software to develop mine plans of various lengths that satisfy the blending needs of the plant while considering continued viability of the mine.
  • Creation and updating of detail reserve models based on geologic and quality information. This also may include the planning of additional diamond drill hole locations to best define the reserve.
  • Complete blasthole cutting logging, high wall and bench face mapping and blasthole cutting sampling. Compiling and analyzing blasthole data in conjunction with other geologic information to determine ore and waste boundaries and blending requirements.
  • Developing plans that achieve and maintain predictable, stable levels of operating performance. -Developing detailed production schedules for equipment fleets and key activities to extract maximum value from the resource incorporating data from operations.
  • Aligning production schedules with the Maintenance Work Management schedules managing the development of the production of the (week +1) schedule and subsequent hand over to Production.
  • Managing the allocation of resources to sustain functional excellence including participation in project definition and delivery conducting design for support infrastructure and activities, including roads, ramps, dumps, and developing comprehensive de-watering plans or other projects.
  • 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 U. S. Steel Safety program to ensure a safe work environment within the assigned facility.

    REQUIREMENTS : -This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Mine Engineering, Geology, Geological Engineering, or Civil Engineering.

  • The position also requires 2-5 years of applicable work experience. However, candidates with equivalent experience, relevant training or education are encouraged to apply.
  • Level and salary will be based on experience. All successful candidates are subject to background checks, pre-employment physical examinations and drug and alcohol screening.

    Company Overview

    U. S. Steel is a leading steel producer founded in 1901. Today, we’re a greener company with an infinitely recyclable product, the world’s only LEED-certified steel mill, and an ambitious plan to reduce emissions.

    We make products that make everyday life possible - automotive, construction, appliance, energy, container, and packaging industries all benefit from our innovation.

    We show pride in our communities with company-sponsored employee volunteer programs, corporate contributions, partnerships in support of education, scholarships for our next generation of leaders, and many other programs.

    We are continually recognized for our commitment to our employees, most recently as a Most Loved Workplace (Newsweek 2021), a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality (Human Rights Campaign Foundation 2020 & 2021), and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion (Disability Equality Index 2021).

    It’s easy to see why U. S. Steel employees take Pride in Our Past as we Build the Future, United by Steel.

    Preferred Skills

    The preferred candidate will be knowledgeable in taconite mining and have a strong geological / mineralogy background and demonstrated knowledge and experience with AutoCAD, GPS surveying instruments, mine planning software, truck dispatch software, mine mapping, and be knowledgeable in taconite mining, concentrating, and pelletizing operations as well as have a background in mining or a related industrial field.

    Skills and experience building block models, long-term plans, and life-of-mine plans utilizing Hexagon / MineSight mine planning software is a plus.

    In addition, the successful candidate must be independent with the ability to make sound operating and mechanical decisions with little input from other managers.

    Job Category

    Engineering & Research

    Competency Summary

    Think : Think Critically and Drive Change

    Lead : Develop Talent and Collaborate

    Do : Empower Performance and Deliver Results

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