Reporting to the Superintendent Strategic Planning and Development, the Senior Mine Engineer – Long Range Planning, develops the life of mine and 5 year plans, contributes to the preparation of annual Reserve and Resource statements, provides technical services and engineering support to associated departments, and provides input to capital planning.
Position is based in Anchorage, Alaska
5 days on and 2 days off
- Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
- Protect the safety and health of employees by promoting safe working procedures and health programs in accordance with Teck Alaska policy and appropriate regulations.
- Provide mine engineering expertise for the operation and conduct studies related to new or future developments or opportunities relevant to the Red Dog deposit.
- Responsible for development and documentation of 5-year and life of mine (LOM) plans that are technically sound, economically viable, and compliant with internal standards and external regulations/programs (i.e. mining, environmental, etc.).
- Manage or participate in projects to ensure the quality and quantity of work being performed meets operations' needs and is completed safely and efficiently.
- Provide an effective engineering service and ensure maximum utilization of skills by developing staff, identifying training needs, and evaluating performance.
- Communicate effectively with operating, geology, technical groups and liaise with outside agencies to meet the operation's overall objectives.
- Contribute to cost control by participating in annual budget preparation
- Ensuring the long-range operating objectives of the Red Dog Mine are met by providing input into capital budget expenditures.
- Ensure that all engineering services provided comply with environmental regulations and programs.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- BSc. Engineering or equivalent with Mining, Civil or Geotechnical specialization
- Professional Engineer designation is desired (or ability to obtain), in order to be able to act (as requested) as a Qualified Person under Canadian National Instrument 43-101 requirements
- A minimum of eight (8) years in Open Pit Mining (or a closely related field), including a minimum of three (3) years' experience with Long Range or Strategic Mine Planning
- Experience in Underground Mine Planning and/or Underground Mining is also desirable
- Extensive experience in the use of Mine Planning Software is required (Minesight experience ideal but not required), experience with a variety of Mine Planning Software packages is advantageous
- Strong technical background including experience with mine projects, drill and blast, reclamation and geology is preferred
- Excellent computer skills, particularly spreadsheet, word processing and presentation applications
- Functional knowledge of programming languages (e.g. Python, Perl, etc.) also considered an asset.
- Established Technical report writing skills
- Demonstrate advanced analytical, problem solving and decision making abilities
- Possess superior interpersonal, organizational and communication skills