Responsible for oversight and management of field construction engineering projects for plant operations as well as rail and marine unloading facilities, aggregate mining, ready-mix and asphalt plant facilities.
Manage design and field construction of various aggregate plant improvements, new plant installations, process improvement projects, and other construction management projects involving mineral resource handling and processing.
Create conceptual drawings, job cost estimates and bid packages along with managing and administering contracts.
Responsible for communicating with operations managers, senior division management and corporate managers on project status.
Must be very innovative and knowledgeable in aggregate plant processing and be able to assess and submit various process improvements for our aggregate operations, or other business units.
Must be able to manage projects from small to large throughout the corporation, and some simultaneously; track completion of projects on a regular basis without losing sight of the direction of the projects.
Responsible for analyzing the effects of various civil/mechanical improvements to an aggregates operation. Will be accountable for all capital funds spent on each project.
Bachelor’s Degree in Mining, Civil, or Mechanical Engineering.
Professional Engineering license a plus. Surveying skills – level, Total Station, GPS
Five to Ten years of experience in mineral processing and/or aggregates, with primary experience in project management.
Knowledge and experience with aggregate process equipment, including material handling systems, i.e., conveyors, screens, crushers, pumps and pumping systems, material washing systems, fine recovery systems, and water clarification. Experience with installation and maintenance.
Able to read and understand detailed design drawings and electrical drawings, and provide oversight for steel fabrication and erection.
Proficient in Autocad. Experience with AggFlow and civil design and software, i.e., Carlson, Civil 3D etc. and Microsoft Project or Primavera.
Experience with soil compaction and concrete testing.
Effective oral and written communication skills; Excellent reporting skills; Proficient computer skills a must.
Self-motivator and able to work independently. Team builder.
Out of town travel required including international. Willing to travel (normally 50% maximum).