Senior Mining Engineer


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About this job

  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Denver

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Friday, 11 March 2022

About this role: Senior Mining Engineer

About this role: Senior Mining Engineer

Brunel is currently searching for a Senior Mining Engineering for a direct hire position with our client in beautiful Denver, Colorado.

You will provide technical and engineering solutions along with business improvement outcomes for the North American Operations. This is a collaborative and supportive role requiring the use of technical mining best practice to deliver value to new and existing customers.


  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders, including but not limited to, clients and client representatives, employees, management and supplier contacts
  • Assist with the development of systems, processes and practices for the newly created Technical Services division
  • Advise on underground mine design, including drill and blast, sequence and scheduling and operational optimizations
  • Advise on social and government regulatory requirements in where we operate
  • Support technical reviews, cost forecasting, resource allocation, life of mine/monthly/weekly progress tracking and reporting
  • Support and advise the tendering team, review of tender schedules and designs
  • Identify mine planning risks and opportunities across the business
  • Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness
  • Ensure all work is at a standard that is fit for purpose and meets the end users’ requirements
  • Mentor and train engineering graduates to become a valuable asset within the business
  • Identify productivity and cost reduction opportunities




  • Bachelor Degree in Mining Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Mine Design, Scheduling and Drill and Blast in underground mining
  • Technical report writing skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Deswik software experience essential
  • Experience with regulatory items, permitting
  • Experienced with hard rock mining
  • Ideal candidate will have underground experience
  • Previous planning and contracting background
  • MUST be eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer without sponsorship.



Opportunity comes with generous salary based on experience $130-150K and more.

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About Brunel

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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Cindy King via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Cindy King
Brunel USA - Detroit
+1 313-986-9073

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