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MINING ENGINEER

Company: 
Kimble Companies
Location: 
Dover , OH

Company Summary - Kimble Companies based in Dover, Ohio, provides clean and safe fuel to a broad base of satisfied customers. Kimble is a major supplier of coal to users throughout Ohio. Kimble Clay and Limestone, a State of Ohio qualified aggregate supplier, operates mining sites using advanced, high production processing equipment for enhanced quality, consistency and availability. Kimble Clay and Limestone supplies a full array of crushed limestone and clay products for commercial and retail markets. We also provide sandstone, landscaping stone, agricultural lime, mulch, topsoil and cinders.  

The Mining Engineer is responsible for directing engineering activities in mining, construction projects and other areas as needed. Provide reserve evaluations, mine planning, cut and fill direction and project expansion studies. Provide short and long range mine plans, mine design and equipment utilization. 

Duties
-          Develop and maintain 3D Geologic Models of assigned permits using planning software
-          Perform mine surveying
-          Work with operations personnel in the development of mine engineering plans
-          Establish working budgets and accounting for each project
-          Analyze reports, drawings, blueprints, tests & related documentation to plan and design projects
-          Development of mine plans and refinement of mining methods and operating procedures
-          Revise mine plans as needed from reviews or other site conditions that arise
-          Evaluate new sites being considered for acquisition or development
-          Monitor cut and fill rates on-going with operations
-          Perform quality and quantity control and reporting for material production
-          Develop detailed mine plans for existing operations and potential reserve areas
-          Develop and design drainage control plans and mine waste disposal areas
-          Prepare, organize and direct detailed project engineering and evaluation
-          Define proper mining methods, equipment, mine site facilities, operating costs and manpower 
-          Determine the most appropriate use of mining methodologies for best mine performance
-          Maintain knowledge of regulations and procedures related to water discharges 
-          Maintain knowledge of regulations and procedures pertinent to mine planning and permitting
-          Provide engineering support for coal preparation plant
-          Train and develop engineering personnel for current and future activities
-          Will provide direction to surveyors and AutoCAD professionals
-          Interface with regulatory personnel as required

Requirements
-          B.S. Degree in Mining Eng. is preferred. Will consider Civil Engineers with five+ years of Mining exp.
-          5 or more years of increasing responsibility plus direct supervision preferred
-          New graduates with Co-Op or internship experience will be considered
-          Registered Professional Engineer or have the ability to obtain is preferred
-          Experience working with govt. entities to include MSHA, EPA, OSHA and other applicable agencies
-          Knowledge and experience in permitting
-          Knowledge of State and Federal mining regulations
-          Knowledge of safety and health hazards associated with the mining of coal
-          Maintain high safety standards for self and others
-          Strong attention to detail
-          Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to coordinate with all mgmt. and co-workers
-          Ability to read and understand mine plans
-          Utilize software such as Excel, Word, AutoCad/ SurvCadd, etc.