Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
** Ensures compliance with all Huber safety, health and environmental policies and governmental regulations through Human Resources and the EH&S Manager, as well as ensures compliance activities are conducted (all inspection, measurements, monitoring, recording, record-keeping, reporting, and training).
** Plans and coordinates the activities of the department in order to provide a sufficient and timely supply of limestone feedstock and reserves.
** Manages the raw material stockpiles. Maintains traceability of ore from mine to mills. Segregates different ores. Ensures procedures are adequate and followed consistently with regard to ISO requirements.
** Develops and recommends changes in equipment, schedules, employee requirements, and training in order to insure the most efficient and productive mining and crushing operations possible.
** Works with the Production Supervisor to balance the mine production with the milling and screening demands of the production facilities.
** Coordinates the schedule of the mining and crushing operations with the Maintenance Department in order to provide the most effective maintenance and the least amount of downtime.
** Strives to improve the work force in the department by providing the training, the positive attitude, the safety awareness, the employee involvement, the flexibility, and the opportunity for growth through personal example, demonstration, group meetings, and classroom discussion.
** Develops the annual and five year mining plans for the Marble Falls operation and follows and modifies said plan as conditions dictate
** Consistently provides uniformly good quality limestone by working with laboratory data analysis and modifying the mining parameters accordingly.
** Maintains a good working relationship with all the agencies involved in underground operations such as MSHA and the State of Texas by dealing with the inspectors in a positive, friendly, and professional manner.
** Keeps the Plant Manager fully informed as to the operation of the department through daily oral communication, written reports as necessary and formal monthly reports.
** Develops, designs, budgets, and follows through on all the capital improvements associated with the mining and crushing operations in the Marble Falls, location.
** Manages the technical aspects of the Marble Falls mining operation such as tunnel layout and design.