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Mining Engineer (Req #: 430)

Company: Peckham Industries
Location: Hudson Falls
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Peckham Industries


Location: Hudson Falls, NY
Salary Interval: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/13/2022

About Us: Family by ChoicePeckham Industries Inc. ("PII") has been a family-run business since 1924 and we believe our "family by choice" philosophy delivers value as the trusted supplier of construction materials, products, and services in the communities we serve. Through our extensive network of hot mix asphalt and ready-mix concrete plants, quarries, and liquid asphalt terminals, PII delivers the highest quality materials and custom solutions to thousands of road construction and road maintenance customers. In addition, the company's construction operations include paving and road reclamation services, as well as precast/pre-stressed concrete production and erection of multi-level parking structures, specialty buildings, and bridge components. Become part of our mission by realizing your purpose, serving our community interests, and delivering growth for our customers. Peckham Industries educates, innovates, and applies technology in a way that is safe, sustainable, inclusive, and profitable.



Job Summary: The Mining Engineer will be responsible for leading the operation and management of Peckham regional quarries and hot mix asphalt plants. This individual will plan, direct, and coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for safely producing the highest quality products in a timely manner. This role is responsible for supporting and collecting data in the field (both plant and quarry) to provide necessary technical information to improve plant efficiency and deploy resource recovery plans that maximize efficiency and extend the available life of Peckham's quarry, sand, and gravel operations. This position reports to the VP of Materials.


Essential Functions:1. A core value is to protect family and friends. This role is key to a strong safety culture, through employee engagement, prioritizing zero incidents, and complying with all company and federal safety policies and procedures. The role is obligated to be proactive and take necessary corrective actions to resolve safety related issues and to ensure a safe workplace.2. We are committed to serve. Leadership skills must include development of mastery within the team while acting with humility. Provide leadership, resources and processes to ensure reliable, quality driven plant operations. This includes coordinating production scheduling, ordering raw materials, parts and supplies. As well as dedication to a preventative maintenance and continuous tinkering mindset.3. Optimize Operations: Identify opportunities to increase efficiencies, maximize reserve recovery, reduce costs, minimize wastes, and reduce impacts to neighbors while lowering operating costs and increase aggregate plant efficiency.4. Analyze Sales Forecasts: Analyze and understand sales forecasts to ensure that ample aggregate is produced to satisfy projected demand throughout the construction season.5. Monitor Mine Development: Monitor long-term mine development and identify/advise on current and future mining challenges. Develop and communicate reserve estimates, short-term mine plans, long-term mine plans, and mine reclamation plans.6. Ensure Compliance: Oversee personnel in complying with permit conditions, laws, regulations, guidelines, and in maintaining the systems necessary for compliance.7. Prepare Stripping Plans: Estimate stripping volumes, prepare stripping plans and assist with preparation of stripping cost estimates.8. Analyze Blasting Contractors: Ensure optimal cost/efficiency/safety compliance along with minimizing impact to neighbors.9. Support Equipment Procurement: Assist in evaluation of crushing and mobile equipment planning and acquisition.10. Working with Technical Services gather and utilize mine planning data: geologic mapping, drill data, hydrologic information, quality testing results, topography, aerial photography, survey data, and other mine planning data to design 3-D mine plans and mining/stripping schedules in Carlson Mining software and AutoCAD Civil 3D platforms



Requirements:
1. Bachelor's degree in Mine Engineering or similar area of study.
2. Quarry and asphalt plant production experience, preferably with at least 5+ years of experience. Quality control experience would be advantageous.
3. Demonstrate high ethical standards and a dedicated commitment to safety.
4. Strong mechanical and plant operations knowledge.
5. Proficient with Microsoft Office.
6. Excellent spoken and written communication skills across all levels of employees.
7. Valid driver's license.
8. Proven dependability, organization, problem solving and adaptability skills.
9. High degree of accuracy, thoroughness, and attention to details.
10. Legal right to work in USA.

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Travel:
Position requires up to 40% local travel via personal vehicle to locations throughout the states of New York, Vermont, and Massachusetts based on the needs of the operations and business.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:
Medium Work; with limited manual type work. Exerting up to 50lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs of force more frequently, and/or up to 10lbs of force constantly to move objects. This position works both in an office setting and in the field on or near moving mechanical parts and loud equipment. Requires the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time as well as lifting, bending, kneeling, squatting, climbing, walking, reaching, driving, and repetitive motion.

Values:
At Peckham, you will experience our values wherever you work: corporate offices, plants, quarries, or paving operations. We share a common set of values - safety, integrity, dedication, and efficiency which are embedded in how we show up every day. Ours is a culture where we protect family and friends, our word is our bond, we are committed to serve and results matter. Our values are the foundation of our growth and we believe will pave the way for future success.



Peckham Industries, Inc. (PII) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to provide EEO to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.Under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, if you have a disability and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Peckham, please contact Recruitment@peckham.com.






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Keywords: Peckham Industries, Albany , Mining Engineer (Req #: 430), Other , Hudson Falls, New York

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