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Posted: Saturday, January 20, 2018 1:04 AM

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Chief Engineer : Mining
Based in Eureka Nevada for assignment to the Gold Bar project.
This position works closely with the Mine Manager, Sr. Geologist, and staff to develop and update mine plans, both long:term and short:term. Oversee engineering activities and to ensure service and / or operating standards are met. Design and develop processes, practices and methodologies in engineering. Lead the execution of the strategy and ensure alignment with the organizations long:term strategy. Initiate and undertake projects to optimize performance within engineering and to ensure adherence to industry regulations and organizational standards. This is an extremely exciting time to be joining McEwen Mining as we continue to increase production capabilities. This is an immediate opportunity for an outstanding Chief Mining Engineer, to lead best in class mining techniques on a very large project.
Development and implementation of practical mine plans which allow for orderly development and exploitation of economically minable ore reserves
Engineers short and long:term mine planning, project controls, cost controls, construction, geo:technical, electrical, environmental, civil, production, exploration or continuous improvement
:Investigates new mining methods, mine plans, mine processes, and mining equipment that might improve mining efficiency and cost; unit costing, bench:marking and optimization
:Designs/plans for maintaining and optimizing ground control
:Optimize grade control and minimize dilution in partnership the Ore Control through mine designs, plans and best practices.
:Provides mining operations teams with technical support in activities including surveying, blasting, rock mechanics, health and safety, ventilation, geology, equipment selection, cost and productivity improvements
:Partner in developing life of mine planning and support for operational and development activities in other areas
:Works at the operating site to develop and implement new techniques and technologies to optimize processes, while ensuring implementation of continuous improvement activities and the sharing of best practice is ongoing
:Acting as a mentor and coach to develop and support operating site and mine engineering personnel.
:Develop and make recommendations for implementation of new techniques to reduce non:value:added activities and hence remove waste.

Minimum Job Requirements:
:8 or more years of related mining engineering work experience
:Bachelors degree in Mining Engineering, Geological Engineering or Geology
:Must have strong knowledge in technologies used in mining engineering such as Vulcan:Maptek, iGantt:minemax, Carlson Mining, BIMS, Supac:Gemcom and others, to create models and ore optimization schedules
:Basic knowledge of all phases of mining and milling operations This unique position demands an experienced minning specialist, who is seeking a highly visible and influential role
:The ideal candidate will have conducted operational and technical roles within a best in class mining organization.
:Extensive expertise of open pit (and other) mining, where you may well have had experience of several different types of products (gold, silver, copper) etc.
:A self:starter, agile and decisive, with an outstanding track record of success and the ability to champion change and lead the business to unprecedented levels of production performance
Skills and Ability
Relocatable to Eureka County Nevada
Strong Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database and AutoCAD software
Ability to perform field work in natural and uneven terrain; walking, bending, reaching, lifting and moving gear or equipment

Ability to work at high elevation

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• Location: Elko, eureka

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