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Mining Engineer Operations Associate - Bluefield, VA

Bluefield, VA, US, 24605

Appalachian Aggregates

 

 

Req ID:  242679 

 

Appalachian Aggregates, LLC, a CRH Company, is located in southern West Virginia employing more than 100 employees during the construction months. As a stone producer with multiple locations located in the central and southeastern areas of West Virginia, Appalachian Aggregates, LLC supplies stone for ready-mix concrete, asphalt pavement, roadways, commercial buildings, as well as the private markets. Appalachian Aggregates, LLC prides itself on its ability to provide services to many customers in various geographical locations. In addition, by being a part of the CRH Americas family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form CRH Americas. CRH Americas is the number one asphalt producer, the third-largest aggregates producer, and one of the top 5 ready mixed concrete producers in the United States. 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.  

 

 

Mining Engineer Operations Associate:  As a member of the aggregate production team, this position will be responsible for monitoring aggregate production and planning, including surveying, developing extraction methods, managing capital projects and assisting in labor/equipment planning. 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions):

  • Working with management in facilitating surveys, plans and development around our aggregate production operations to maintain the OMG Mine Planning Tracking Sheet.
  • Collaborates and conducts with others geographical exploration by reviewing maps and drilling logs to determine location, size, accessibility and estimated volumes of deposits.
  • Works with aggregate production to develop methods to extract material, evaluating factors such as safety, operational costs, deposit characteristics and overburden depth.
  • Assists in laying out and directing mine construction operations, such as location and development of ramps and positioning of mining area, access roads etc.
  • Assists in analyzing throughput costs, analyzing plant flow, and determining cycle time opportunities in the load/haul fleet.
  • Assists in analyzing and determining labor requirements, equipment needs, and operational costs for annual budget preparation and reporting.
  • Assists in determining long-range planning designs and data to determine proof of financial justification.
  • Will work with the team to ensure company compliance with mandated safety and environmental policies on all mining/material production practices.
  • Will work with company management and State and Federal agencies to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Ability to detect safety hazards and respond accordingly.
  • Adhere to any and all state and federal regulations, if applicable, as set forth by the US Department of Transportation (DOT), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), or any other regulatory agency.
  • Operate sUAV for mine planning, topography mapping and stripping calculations.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Report to the assigned job site in uniform and ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Environmental, Health & Safety Manual.
  • Strict adherence to Pike policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Manual.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 

 Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in mine engineering, civil engineering, geological engineering, geology, or a related discipline from an accredited university
  • Previous experience in the mining industry, senior design, enterprise

Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment “Fit to Work” physical, drug screen, background check and have a clean driving record.
  • 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 be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Must have the ability to work without close supervision.
  • Obtain FAA Part 107 Certification for sUAV Operator

Physical Demands

  • This position requires walking, standing, bending, twisting, and sitting.

General Requirements

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and dependable transportation to and from the job site.

 

 Knowledge/Skill Requirements

 

  • Ability to complete necessary mathematical equations and have knowledge of basic algebra, plain geometry and trigonometry.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to use a computer to communicate effectively.  This includes but is not limited to the use of Outlook, MS Office programs, construction software and web-based programs.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as plans, specifications, procedure and company manuals.

 

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!

 

Appalachian Aggregates, LLC is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Mar 1, 2021


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