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Senior Mining Engineer- Staker Parson Materials & Construction (Ogden or Draper, UT)

Draper, UT, US, 84020

Staker Parson Companies



Job ID:  352261


Staker Parson Companies, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division; Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be the preferred source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.   


Summary Position Overview

The Senior Mining Engineer for Staker Parson Companies is responsible for supporting all aggregate plant operations within the Mountain West Region in clearly defining strategies to improve Life of Mining (LOM) and extend quarry reserves.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

Quarry Mining Operations Management

  • The individual will work and lead a group environment to develop and maintain short, intermediate, and long-term LOM plans to achieve maximum value through the optimum utilization of all resources and reserves
  • Work with Plant Management to prepare and implement a robust and effective compliance system, designed to ensure that laws and regulations are adhered to, and that any non-compliant activity is detected
  • Liaise and negotiate on mineral-related matters with other Government department statutory bodies, academic institutions, the industry, aid donors and represent the company on committees, boards, industry bodies, and other relevant organizations as required
  • Work with Manufacturing Vice Presidents, Plant Managers and Quarry personnel to develop key performance indicators as it relates to optimizing quarry reserves, minimizing waste streams and lowering mining costs
  • Maintain 3D Geologic Models of quarries using planning software in addition to providing technical training on the use of the software
  • Coordinate and assist with engineering and periodic reviews of LOM plan to include block models, schedules and annual volumes by bench, site limitations and conditions, operational effectiveness, resource and reserve quality, and other relevant factors
  • Generate necessary plans and technical illustrations to effectively communicate LOM and stripping plans, remediation efforts, and schedules for implementation in accordance with company standards.
  • Develop 5-year block model maps with appropriate volumes by bench with accurate maps and technical illustrations as needed to facilitate land related issues, including agreements, zoning, and permitting.
  • Develop a detailed corporate wide site auditing plan to ensure stripping needs are clearly communicated, monitor mining and geology processes, drilling campaigns and use of explosives that help to identify, quantify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Develop evaluation methods for mobile equipment utilization in addition to working with sites and various vendors to select new equipment
  • Conduct regular geotechnical surveys to identify, mitigate and resolve hazards through building effective working relationships with operations management
  • Develop a strategic plan to move current aggregate resources into aggregate reserves as per SEC requirements.


Strategic Land Acquisitions

  • Assist in identifying, developing, and expanding, high growth/high value mining opportunities
  • Coordinate mining market expansion by building effective working relationships with local geologists, mining engineers and non-competitive mining companies to research information about potential land acquisitions
  • Assist with technical evaluation and assessment including, but not limited to, geologic modeling, drilling and exploration, reserves assessment, and mine planning



  • Working knowledge in assessing LOM resource and reserves, pit designs, development of 5-year block models for quarry mining to include effective water drainage control and overburden removal
  • Knowledge of industrial geology as related to the construction industry
  • Surveying knowledge and/or experience with GPS station gear
  • 5+ years of experience in the mining industry, focus on aggregate processes or similar industry
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Mining Engineering, Geology or related field


Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required
  • Must be able to able to work under time constraints and ensure deadlines are met
  • Travel approximately 50%


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Staker Parson Companies is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Jan 1, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

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