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Mining Engineer - Hutchinson, KS

Hutchinson, KS, US, 67501

APAC - Kansas - Shears



Job ID:  154562


APAC-Kansas, Inc., Shears Construction, is a multi-million dollar heavy highway contractor that was established in 1874, and has multiple asphalt plants, ready mix plants, rock quarries and sand operations in Kansas. Shears is diversified with public, private and commercial work including paving, utility, dirt-grading and concrete flat work. Our valued employees produce quality work and products in a competitive market with safety first at all times. If you are seeking a rewarding career with challenging work, a variety of responsibilities, potential for advancement and looking for benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel, come join our team. 


Position Summary


Mining engineers monitor, gather, analyze and communicate operations data to assist management with new and existing mine sites to minimize risk and optimize efficient productivity and asset yield.


Supervision Received


  • Reports to Area Manager – Operations, APAC-Kansas INC, for goals, projects and performance feedback.


Supervision Exercised


  • Supervision responsibility over plant production employees would be assigned by plant supervisor as needed and by project.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities


  • Collect and analyze data for assessments of current and new sites
  • Monitor production data for budgets and other reports
  • Provide supervising staff with needed data for operational decisions
  • Ascertaining extraction risks
  • Using specialist computer applications to maximize planning and production
  • Monitor and analyze mine operation data
  • Managing construction projects
  • Monitor and assist with operations compliance with health and safety requirements
  • Keeping records
  • Monitor practices and conditions to prevent accidents
  • Monitor and maintain field data gathering equipment
  • Coordinate and assist contractors and consultants
  • Assist management with installation and planning and implementing extraction systems




  • A degree in geology, mining engineering, mineral or quarry engineering, or minerals surveying is normally required for entry.




  • Experience in mining engineering, material testing, earthwork construction, dredging and/or surface mining is preferred but not required.




  • IT, math
  • Mining software applications
  • Knowledge of mining and earthmoving equipment
  • Communication
  • Analytical, problem solving
  • Independence
  • Teamwork
  • People/Managerial
  • Resourceful


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!


APAC-Kansas, Inc., Shears Construction is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link


Date Posted:  Oct 9, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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