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Mine Engineer II


Wayan, ID, US, 83285

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


This role supports mid-range to long-range mine planning by providing technical support to mining operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for a Safety First attitude
  • Assesses and aligns mid and long range planning based on safety, environmental compliance, stakeholders requirements, and costs
  • Collaborating with all departments at the mine and corporate level
  • Responsible for designing detailed plans to ensure that projects meet business objectives for a variety of projects and activities that are usually carried out by others.
  • Responsible for leading the communication of project updates to senior management and key stakeholders.
  • Responsible for preparing and gaining alignment on engineering proposals, feasibility studies and vendor/construction packages.
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse skilled team to optimize the operation
  • Opportunity to be part of developing a new mine

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.S.) in Mining Engineering

Relevant Experience

  • Minimum of 2-3 year of short range planning in surface mining, and 5+ years related experience and Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience with Minescape, Vulcan, or similar type software
  • Experience with mine scheduling software
  • Microsoft Office skills – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Job Requisition ID:?9234

Travel Required:?Less than 10%

Location(s):?Smoky Canyon Mine - Wayan?

Country:?United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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