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Sr Engineer Mining

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.
Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. Following the acquisition of Italcementi, the company employs some 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.
The Sr. Engineer Mining reporting to the Area Manager, assists the Plant Managers and Mine Foreman in directing and managing the ground control and ventilation programs for 3 underground stone mines in Western Pennsylvania. This opportunity is perfect for the technical professional who is looking to grow their career with an industry leader in the aggregate business. Focusing on multiple sites, you will experience the opportunity to work alongside tenured and knowledgeable teams that will lead to the expansion of your knowledge base. This is a unique opportunity for you to begin your career with a proven leader in the aggregate, hot mix asphalt and construction materials industry.
This position resides in Connellsville, PA.
Equal Opportunity Employer ? Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled
What you will get to do:
Monitor and manage ground control and ventilation plans for three large underground stone mines.
Work with plant management and interdepartmental managers to communicate ground control and ventilation issues and provide solutions to mitigate risk.
Conduct underground site inspections to ensure ground control and ventilation programs and processes are in place and compliant with Federal and State agencies
Investigate falls of ground, analyzing their cause and recommend corrective action.
Implement and maintain roof beam thickness model and joint/fault mapping for the underground operations.
Manage core drilling and test hole program for mining horizon control and monitoring roof beam thickness.
Develop and maintain short and long term mining plans.
Interact and maintain working relationships with local, state and federal agencies related to the mining industry.
Follow the company safety program to ensure compliance
Follow all company policies and safety procedures
What we are looking for:
Bachelor of Science degree in mining, civil engineering or Geology.
5 years of job related experience in underground mining, 10 years preferred. Ground control and ventilation experience preferred.
Strong computer skills, proficient in Excel, CAD and PowerPoint.
Ability to communicate clear and concise instructions in a professional manner.
Ability to multitask, strong analytical skills
Knowledge of mining industry and terminology
Knowledge of MSHA, State and Federal laws.
Experience with site hazard assessment, mine planning and land surveying a plus.
Valid driver's license.
BENEFITS & COMPENSATION
At Lehigh Hanson, we believe our employees play a key role in the company's success and future growth. Lehigh Hanson's comprehensive package of compensation and benefit programs reflect this belief. We strive to develop competitive pay programs that will attract, motivate, retain and reward employees.
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