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Objective: Seek the Position of Mining and Geological Engineer
SUMMARY: Highly talented, knowledgeable and resourceful Mining and Geological Engineer with over six years experience in determining the location and planning the extraction of coal, metallic ores, nonmetallic minerals, and building materials, such as stone and gravel; conducting preliminary surveys of deposits or undeveloped mines and planning their development; examining deposits or mines to determine whether they can be worked at a profit; making geological and topographical surveys; evolving methods of mining best suited to character, type, and size of deposits; and supervising mining operations.
Summary of Qualifications
Complete knowledge of many types of geologic analyses and interpretation.
Strong knowledge of surface coal mine engineering principles
Deep knowledge of project management, including the basic techniques of determining scope, schedule and budget.
Excellent knowledge of the practices of effective teamwork, and remarkable ability to work on several projects at one time
Great knowledge of field geology techniques.
Exceptional ability to analyze and synthesize a wide range of geologic data to arrive at original interpretations of geologic conditions, including the laboratory analysis of samples.
In-depth ability to define and document issues, project objectives, strategies and deliverable products, and draft project budgets and related contracts.
Strong ability to provide basic technical knowledge to an ongoing geoscience-related project or interrelated projects.
Remarkable ability to develop interpersonal relationships, assist in the coordination of project activities, and function effectively as a member of a team, contributing to the positive completion of a project.
Uncommon ability to establish and nurture effective working relationships and partnerships with federal and state agency peers.
Strong ability to use and apply GIS and other software to facilitate technical tasks, such as to compile, merge, analyze and interpret geologic data.
Profound technical writing skills.
Uncommon ability to communicate engineering/technical related information effectively verbally and in writing.
Excellent leadership, planning, analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Software, and AutoCADD.
Proven working knowledge of Vulcan and SurvCADD.
Galaxy Mining & Mineral Exploratory Company Minneapolis, MN 2002 - Present
Mining & Geological Engineer
Inspect mining areas for unsafe structures, equipment, and working conditions.
Select locations and plan underground or surface mining operations, specifying processes, labor usage, and equipment that will result in safe, economical, and environmentally sound extraction of minerals and ores.
Examine maps, deposits, drilling locations, or mines to determine the location, size, accessibility, contents, value, and potential profitability of mineral, oil, and gas deposits.
Supervise and coordinate the work of technicians, technologists, survey personnel, engineers, scientists and other mine personnel.
Prepare schedules, reports, and estimates of the costs involved in developing and operating mines.
Monitor mine production rates to assess operational effectiveness.
Design, implement, and monitor the development of mines, facilities, systems, or equipment.
Select and develop mineral location, extraction, and production methods, based on factors such as safety, cost, and deposit characteristics.
Prepare technical reports for use by mining, engineering, and management personnel.
Implement and coordinate mine safety programs, including the design and maintenance of protective and rescue equipment and safety devices.
Assisted with field and office tasks such as gathering, documenting, and quality checking geologic data and literature for project staff; planning and coordinating field logistics; collecting and labeling samples; locating station locations using maps and GPS; measuring and recording stratigraphic sections; and building databases following prescribed standards and formats.
Identified, understood and documented the type and sources of descriptive geologic and geochemical data; recognized inconsistency, typographical errors, and other problems in data files.
Progressively learned basic geologic field techniques, relational databases, GIS software, or other types of software applications to perform tasks such as manipulating geologic map data and preparing digital maps.
Used basic graphics software to draft figures for geologic reports and presentations.
Acquired knowledge of and familiarity with mining statutes, regulations and procedures in order to perform basic technical application reviews for completeness and technical content related to mining engineering design, appropriate baseline environmental and geologic data requirements.
Under guidance, determined bonding requirements for proposed mining operations.
Provided information to miners and others to assist them in complying with regulations and permit restrictions.
Assisted in scheduling and conducting inspections of mines; learned to identify those technical areas that were not in compliance with numerous mining exploration, operation or reclamation requirements.
Recommended alternative solutions and appropriate action to be taken
Masters Degree in Geological Engineering University of New York (2000)
Bachelor's Degree in Geological Engineering University of New York (1998)