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Mining Engineer

Wapato, WA, US, 98951

American Rock Products



Job ID:  479460

CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing over 85,000 people at more than 3,600 locations in 32 countries.  Imagine a company capable of providing the modern building materials needed to build our homes, schools, communities, even the bridges and highways to get you there. We are CRH Americas, North America’s largest manufacturer of building products and the second largest globally. 


Position Overview

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? CRH Americas Northwest Region has an opportunity for a Regional Mining Engineer. In this skilled position you will support our operations throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana by developing mining and reclamation plans, supporting mine permitting, and ensuring permit compliance within the Northwest Region of the West Division. You’ll play an integral part as we stand together to reinvent the way our world is built.


The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented, organized, and safety-minded individual, with an engineering or technical degree and two to five years related experience and/or training. They will work well independently and with a team and be a motivated self-starter. At CRH Americas Materials, we are on a journey to develop sustainable solutions that build, connect, and improve our world. Come on this journey with us and apply today!


The selected candidate for this position can be based out of the Willamette Valley Area (OR), Tri-Cities Area (Central WA), or the Spokane/CDA Area (WA & Northern ID).


Base Compensation: $80,000 - $115,000/year DOE

Note: Starting base compensation will be dependent upon experience and market location of the selected candidate.


Company Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription
  • Generous Vacation Policy
  • 401k with Roth option & Company Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Annual Bonus Potential
  • Monthly Vehicle Allowance
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • 9 Paid Holidays (8 Static and 1 Floating)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Training Provided
  • Earn More with our Employee Referral Program
  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more!
  • Opportunities for Community Engagement


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Safety of all personnel working within the business unit.
  • Environmental stewardship of sites in the business unit.
  • Travel to regional facilities.
  • Develop, review and recommend appropriate changes to mine plans and processes including drill and blast safety guidelines.
  • Ensure implementation of all regulatory and corporate programs and policies, prepare documentation to drive evidence-based decisions and continuous improvement.
  • Work with consultants and team members on the permitting, design, review and modification of reclamation plans.
  • Work in aggregate resource development, reserve and reclamation analysis, including end of life planning.
  • Participate in due diligence to include mineral reserve deposit characterization and support Environmental team during site assessments.
  • Assist supervisors and forepersons as needed with their operations.
  • Understand geologic resource models in order to develop short and long term mine plans, while ensuring mine plan compliance. 
  • Support planning for capital expenditures.
  • Ability to certify geologic resource reports and mining reserves.
  • Work cooperatively with other area management to accomplish goals.
  • Develop relationships with mine regulatory agency personnel. (Inspectors, Mine plan/reclamation/permit specialists, etc.)
  • Drive for continuous improvement and maintain Performance Best Practices.
  • Ensure that CRH is the Preferred Source and an industry-leader in the area served by the business unit.
  • Promote an inclusive work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned per supervisor.



Required Qualifications

  • Engineering or technical degree and two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work with management.
  • Ability to communicate with others and to assimilate and understand information in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
  • Competency with the Office suite of computer applications.
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical drug screen, background check and have an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be able to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Must have current US Authorization to work or be able to obtain by start date.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with mine planning software or modeling is highly preferred
  • Ability to obtain FAA Part 107 Certification for sUAV Operator (preferred).


Other Requirements

  • Demonstrate effective skills in dealing with employees at all levels.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must have the ability to work without close supervision.



  • Travel up to 50% of time


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.


Work Environment

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee will be exposed to wet, dry, and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Offers You


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



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


CRH is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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




Date:  Mar 22, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Yakima

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