The Engineer I, II, III or Senior - Mining is responsible for a diverse range of mine planning projects that are based on sound engineering, financial, and safety principals. As required, the Engineer will undertake mine design, mine planning, mine production reporting and project related work.
Note: There is one position available and the position will be filled at one of four job grade levels: Engineer I - Mining, job grade NB18; Engineer II - Mining, job grade NB20; Engineer III - Mining, job grade NB22 or Senior Engineer - Mining, job grade NB23. This decision will be based on the qualifications and experience of the candidate selected, and Colowyo business needs at the time of hire.
Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Tuition Reimbursement, Life Insurance, Retirement Security Pension Plan, 401K, Long Term Disability (LTD), Short Term Disability (STD), Employee Assistant Program (EAP) and Paid Leave Benefits.
Engineer I - Mining
Hiring Salary Range: $61,000 to $76,000
Engineer II – Mining
Hiring Salary Range: $74,000 to $92,000
Engineer III - Mining
Hiring Salary Range: $90,000 to $112,000
Senior Engineer - Mining
Hiring Salary Range: $99,000 to $123,000
Actual compensation offer to candidate may vary outside of the posted hiring salary range based upon work experience, education, and/or skill level.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Promotes safety in work products and by personal example.
Performs short and longs range mine planning for draglines, truck shovel/loader/excavator/dozers– pit designs, scheduling, volumetrics, dragline range diagrams, drilling & blast designs, coal inventory planning.
Responsible for mine modeling, forecasting, and scheduling.
Administers to and/or performs surveying duties.
Performs mine production data calculations, compilation and reporting.
Contributes to the annual budgeting process including cost and financial analysis.
Coordinate and direct work with outside consulting, engineering, and construction firms. Engage consultant and subcontractors, as needed.
Assist in regulatory permitting, as needed.
Performs reclamation planning and designs.
Understands and promotes process improvement and change initiatives.
Completes other assignments, as required, to meet business needs.
Adhere to company policies, programs and procedures as well as Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), and Midwest Reliability Organization (MRO) standards, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws and regulations and Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
Safety: Maintain safety awareness and comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures to assure a safe working environment. Properly wear and care for applicable safety gear and equipment. Identify and communicate unsafe conditions to supervisor, coworkers, and the Safety functional area and correct or assist in resolving safety concerns and issues. Must understand and comply with the Clearance Procedure as applicable.
Culture: Demonstrate behavior consistent with Tri-State’s culture embodied in the Cooperative principles and spirit and core values of technical competency, respect and dignity, accountability, integrity, trustworthiness, and servant leadership to empower or otherwise enable others to optimally perform their job responsibilities. Demonstrate and promote ethics and behaviors consistent with Tri-State’s culture, Board policies, and business practices. Understand and fulfill the role and responsibility for all compliance programs within the company.
SUCCESS FACTORS/JOB COMPETENCIES:
Planning: ability to think ahead and plan within timelines and resources; develop scopes, plan and schedule work; set priorities and goals; anticipate and adjust for problems; evaluate workloads; measure and evaluate performance against established goals.
Time management: ability to successfully plan and implement objectives within established timelines and work schedules.
Ability to analyze problems and develop effective solutions at both strategic and functional levels.
Demonstrate behavior consistent with company values.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong team player: accomplishes tasks by working with others and being a good team player. Recognizes how his/her decisions may impact others; seeks input from others.
Computer proficiency in operating a personal computer and standard business office applications including Microsoft Office suite, databases, and other related applications.
Ability to work independently, with minimal direction as a highly motivated self-starter.
Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering, Civil Engineering or related field.
Strong oral and written communication skills.pw
High initiative and good work ethic.
Ability to multitask and deal with complex issues.
Strong computer skills with knowledge of AutoCAD/Carlson and Microsoft Suite. Geologic modeling and Runge software skills a plus.
Professional Engineer (P.E.) Registration or Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification a plus.
Valid driver’s license required.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands:While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is primarily required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, and bend. Specific vision abilities include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Mental demands:While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to read, write, analyze data and reports, exercise judgment, develop plans, procedures and goals, present information to others and work under pressure.
Work Environment:While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is exposed to moderate level of noise. Majority of duties are performed indoors primarily at a desk.
This job description is not all inclusive but rather serves as a general guideline of the current needs of the position and can be modified at the discretion of management to meet current business needs. Experience and education requirements are the primary basis for awarding this position, however substitutions that are essentially equivalent may be made as they relate to the essential functions, duties, and responsibilities of this position.
Internal Number: IRC34563
About Tri-State G&T Assn., Inc.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., about 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.
Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.