MINE PLANNING ENGINEER
Keewatin, MN 
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31-Dec-2020

MINE PLANNING ENGINEER

10515BR

US - MN

Diversity Commitment

UNITED BY STEEL - We are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace culture and celebrate the diversity of our employees. We are all responsible to live these principles and lead by example as we prioritize the physical and psychological safety of every team member.

Job Description

United States Steel Corporation has an immediate opening for a Process Manager. Duties include, but are not limited to:

PROCESS MANAGER MINE ENGINEERING AND DEVELOPMENT
-This position reports directly to the Area Manager or the Process Coordinator of Mine Engineering and Development. The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
-Providing technical service on matters relating to taconite mining operations.
-Utilizing mine planning software to develop mine plans of various lengths that satisfy the blending needs of the plant while considering continued viability of the mine.
-Creation and updating of detail reserve models based on geologic and quality information. This also may include the planning of additional diamond drill hole locations to best define the reserve.
-Complete blasthole cutting logging, high wall and bench face mapping and blasthole cutting sampling. Compiling and analyzing blasthole data in conjunction with other geologic information to determine ore and waste boundaries and blending requirements.
-Developing plans that achieve and maintain predictable, stable levels of operating performance.
-Developing detailed production schedules for equipment fleets and key activities to extract maximum value from the resource incorporating data from operations.
-Aligning production schedules with the Maintenance Work Management schedules managing the development of the production of the (week +1) schedule and subsequent hand over to Production.
-Managing the allocation of resources to sustain functional excellence including participation in project definition and delivery conducting design for support infrastructure and activities, including roads, ramps, dumps, and developing comprehensive de-watering plans or other projects.
-Employing management skills to direct and coordinate the efforts of employees assigned to survey crews and mine operations.
-Applying education/technical knowledge and utilizing problem solving skills and continuous improvement knowledge in the processing of iron ore while working closely with members of management and related departments to ensure an efficient productive facility. This position is also responsible for administering the U. S. Steel Safety program to ensure a safe work environment within the assigned facility.
REQUIREMENTS:
-This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Mine Engineering, Geology, Geological Engineering, or Civil Engineering.
- The position also requires 2-7 years of applicable work experience.

However, candidates with equivalent experience, relevant training or education are encouraged to apply. Level and salary will be based on experience.
All successful candidates are subject to background checks, pre-employment physical examinations and drug and alcohol screening.

Requisition Type

US-Exempt

Company Overview

Steel is essential to advancing modern society. In fact, countless aspects of our lives wouldn't be possible without it. From state-of-the-art household appliances and safer, more fuel-efficient automobiles - to steel framing that makes our homes stronger and tubular products that support the development of our nation's energy resources - our products build quality of life for people around the world. U. S. Steel is on an exciting transformational journey to become the iconic corporation - a company set apart from the competition through the talent of our people, the quality of our product, and the strength of our performance. We are seeking talented, motivated people to help us create the next generation of U. S. Steel, known for consistently out-performing the competition, delivering superior returns, and creating value for our customers as a world-class supplier of innovative steel products and solutions.

Preferred Skills

The preferred candidate will be knowledgeable in taconite mining and have a strong geological/mineralogy background and demonstrated knowledge and experience with AutoCAD, GPS surveying instruments, mine planning software, truck dispatch software, mine mapping, and be knowledgeable in taconite mining, concentrating, and pelletizing operations as well as have a background in mining or a related industrial field. Skills and experience building block models, long-term plans, and life-of-mine plans utilizing Hexagon/MineSight mine planning software is a plus. In addition, the successful candidate must be independent with the ability to make sound operating and mechanical decisions with little input from other managers.

Job Category

Manufacturing & Production

Competency Summary

Think: Think Critically and Drive Change
Lead: Develop Talent and Collaborate
Do: Empower Performance and Deliver Results

Equal Employment Opportunity

U. S. Steel is a principled company committed to its core values of safety, diversity & inclusion, environmental stewardship, results focus & accountability. We focus on our customers, driving quality and ensuring cost effectiveness. We promote an environment of respect, transparency and collaboration - encouraging new ideas that drive innovation and our collective success. U. S. Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) according to job qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, genetics, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, disability status or status as a protected Veteran or any other legally protected group status.
(California residents may visit www.ussteel.com/CANotice for information regarding collection of personal information and U. S. Steel's privacy practices.)

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 7 years
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