Sr. Mine Engineer


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About this job

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

What is required?

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

About this role: Sr. Mine Engineer

About this role: Sr. Mine Engineer

Brunel is currently searching for a hard rock, Sr. Mine Engineer for direct hire with our client in upstate New York. This position will be based on a mine site located approximately 10 miles from the town of Gouverneur, New York.


  • Execution of tasks related to various fields of mine design & layout, long term & short-term planning, geotechnical, special projects and an emphasis on mine ventilation design & monitoring;
  • Develop and update mine plans to keep operations on budget targets and within the long-range plan.
  • Track progress of mine designs, ventilation and ground support ensuring accuracy;
  • Provide technical support for all aspects of Mine Operations including u/g monitoring for ventilation and geotechnical purposes;
  • Spearhead Deswik changeover from Promine and Vulcan and train team in Deswik as needed;
  • Analyzing and making recommendations on mine operating performance, ways to improve performance, promoting operating/capital costs reductions, reducing waste and operational delays;
  • Facilitate mining studies and technical reports as required for sustaining and capital projects;
  • Coordinate all production and engineering activities which will include backfill, ventilation, utilities (air, water, power), QA/QC, ground support engineering;
  • Work collaboratively with mine operations and geology department and assist other functional areas to achieve their objectives, and to ensure safe and efficient mine operations;
  • Communicate effectively with direct supervisor, Geology and Production departments;
  • Will have up to 4 direct reports




  • BS/BA degree in Mining, Geological, or Civil Engineering
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship. Consideration may be given for TN Visa.
  • 7-10 years of experience in underground mine engineering, open pit experience desired, hard rock required
  • Previous leadership or supervisory experience required
  • Experience with 3D modeling and mine planning software Deswik is essential.
  • Proficiency in use of VentSim 3-D Mine Ventilation, Vulcan, AutoCAD, and PROMINE preferred
  • Skilled in written and verbal communication (in English), critical thinking, data analysis



Our client offers Competitive Pay with potential for end of year bonus and weekly paychecks. Excellent benefits package eligible on date of hire, including BC/BS coverage with minimal employee contributions and zero deductible! Additional plans include Vision, Dental, and Life Insurances, a 401K Retirement Plan with 5% matching where you will be 100% vested on day one! Paid Vacations, Holidays, Time Off and relocation package.

About Brunel

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About Brunel

Our client is a hard rock mining company.

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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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