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Mining Field Engineer 2 1

Company: Kiewit
Location: Denver
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 151624

Job Level: Mid Level

Department: Project Engineering

Market: Mining

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

As a Field Engineer II, you will be the primary and lead engineer on the Project, and report directly to the Project Manager. All field level and office level Engineers report directly to the Engineer II. As an Engineer II, you will be expected to be a job-site leader in health and safety, ensuring quality of reporting and workmanship, and that all engineering work is completed in a professional and ethical manner. You main functions will include contract administration, project planning and scheduling, and project reporting, and you will play an advisory role to Project Management for contractual, legal, and other project issues.


District Overview

Kiewit Mining Group has grown steadily to become one of North America's leading contract mining companies operating in various commodities; coal, oil sands, iron ore, phosphate, talc, and aggregates. We are built on a solid foundation of safety, quality, production and integrity.


One of the many things that makes Kiewit's culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs.


  • Understand and follow all federal, state, and company health, safety and environmental requirements.
  • Long/short range mine planning.
  • Reviewing plans and specifications to determine material requirements (quantities and qualities), pricing of materials, etc.
  • Performing engineering tasks requiring standard techniques and handling minor problems of a technical nature arising during mining operations.
  • Maintaining records as required regarding job progress, costs, material usage, etc.
  • Planning and scheduling of job and/or job segments
  • Investigating problems and/or reported incidents; identifying and recommending solutions/alternatives as appropriate
  • Working with suppliers as required facilitating the handling and expediting delivery of materials
  • Participate in new project estimates and draft proposals
  • Develop and assist in annual budgets including cost and financial analysis.
  • Establish and maintain communications between all levels of supervision and management.
  • Ability to mentor entry-level engineers
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

    • 3 to 5 years relevant experience.
    • Undergraduate degree in Mining or Civil Engineering, or equivalent degree.
    • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
    • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
    • Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
    • Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
    • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
    • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
    • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
    • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • The ability to work shift work including nights and weekends.
    • Ability to travel on short notice.
    • Willingness and ability to relocate to job sites.

      Additional Requirements:
      • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

        We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Keywords: Kiewit, Denver , Mining Field Engineer 2 1, Engineering , Denver, Colorado

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