The Sabine Mining Company Hallsville, TX
Sep 02, 2018
SUMMARY:The Mining Engineer position provides technical support to the Engineering / Environmental Department. This includes primarily long-term mine planning, mine layout design, water control layout and design, pond design, haul road design, ground water management, geologic modeling and exploratory drilling program management. Environmental support includes permit compliance/renewals, topsoil/topsoil substitute removal plans, oxidized overburden removal plans and post-mining topography design.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Prepare and maintain annual work plans (including monthly updates to plan). This work must be coordinated with the Operations, Engineering and Business Departments to maintain cost efficiencies and safety statistics.Pit layout and design, as well as schedules for the Dragline and Truck-Shovel Overburden Removal Operations, incorporating safety and efficiency into the plans.Annual scheduling of the Lignite Load and Haul fleets so as to optimize efficiency while meeting the quality requirements of our Customer. This includes ensuring that the appropriate quality information is readily available to the Load and Haul personnel. This also includes working with our Customer to ensure timely deliveries.Coordinate schedules with the Production and Maintenance Departments in order to ensure both equipment and manpower are available when needed to complete the plans and schedules.Prepare for, participate in and conduct weekly meetings with Production, Maintenance, Engineering and Environmental personnel. These meetings are to be used to provide information as well as receive feedback to be incorporated into the plans.Participate in meetings with the Customers focusing on coal quality, coal delivery requirements and other matters as they arise.Prepare and compile numbers for monthly production reports.Assist Engineering personnel in completing various operating and equipment budgets.Conduct economic evaluations to be used to justify capital expenditures and/or capital replacement.Evaluate and implement technology advancements to be utilized to increase mining productivity or enhance control quality within the mining operations.Perform engineering designs for all mining infrastructure, such as: major mining haul roads and ramps, reconstructed county roads, sedimentation ponds, post-mining topography, storm water collection ditches, fresh water diversions and other designs as required.OTHER DUTIES:Conduct both customer & general public tours of the mine site.Other special projects and duties as they arise and are assigned.