Mining Engineer - Competence Center of Materials (CCM)

AutoReqId: 13796BR

Line Of Business: Corporate Administration (SSC, IT, Employee Services, Etc.)

Department: Engineering

Primary Location: Irving-TX

Pay Class: Salaried Exempt

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

The Mining Engineer role is based in Irving, TX and reports directly to the Mine Manager.

The Mining Engineer to work within the Competence Center of Materials (CCM) team, based at our corporate office in Irving, TX.

The Mining Engineer will be responsible for producing mine designs and phased working plans that will ensure the safe, sustainable, and economical recovery of the minerals at our aggregate quarries across the United States. They will also work with the ‘in house’ geologists to produce 3D geological models and undertake reserve and resource calculations. The position will require travel within North America (NAM).

What you’ll get to do

  • Support all aggregate operations in North America with tasks including but not limited to: pit shell designs, geological modelling, resources and reserve calculations, waste development plans reclamation plans and construction grading plans.
  • Partner with Local Management and Geologists to accurately evaluate quantity and quality of minerals to be mined.
  • Partner with other Engineers and Local Management to provide detailed mine plans and phased development plans outlining the key development and cost milestones in the Life of Mine
  • Produce reports, plans and tables to support short, mid, and long-term mine plans.
  • Partner with Project Managers and engineers to provide necessary design parameters and volumes for capital projects.
  • Partner with Environmental Management and Regional Management to provide required mine planning documents necessary for obtain mining permits for Greenfield sites, expansion areas and renewals at existing sites.
  • Develop reclamation plans that will enhance the value of mined out properties for the highest possible sale price.
  • Provide assistance to Site Management and other CCM groups by evaluating the efficiencies of systems and develop mining plans which will assist operations when unforeseen conditions develop, as required.
  • Provide assistance in the land management and acquisition process.

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil or Mining Engineering from an accredited institution preferred.
  • Engineer in Training or ability to become Engineer in Training within two years
  • Must have all required documentation, as required, to work within the United States.
  • Three to four years directly related experience. Experience in preparing mine plans and supporting documents and dealing with local, state, and federal agencies that have regulatory authority over mining strongly preferred.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Carlson/Auto-Cad and/or other computer design programs and mining or earthwork software.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Willingness to travel between 25% and 40%.
  • Must be able to comprehend and follow all safety instructions and training as per site specific conditions dictate.

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Experienced in gathering all required data necessary to formulate accurate estimates, plans and details. Producing reports, plans, sections, and details as required to support mining operations.

Work Environment

  • Role operates mostly in a Corporate Office setting, while occasionally, as required, operating in a manufacturing environment with moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, elevated noise levels and dusty conditions.

What we have to offer

  • Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan
  • Highly competitive benefits programs
  • 401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions



Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

Lehigh Hanson
Salary Range
$76,000.00 - 119,000.00
per Year
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Irving, TX 75084, US
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