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Mine Engineer Intern

Company: Intrepid Potash
Location: Hobbs
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Job Title: Mine Engineer Intern
Reports To: Chief Mine Engineer
Location: New Mexico - East

OVERVIEWA Mine Engineer Intern will provide timely, innovative, and realistic engineering support to both management and the mine operations group. The primary responsibilities include assisting Mine Technician/Surveyor and Mine Engineer with day-to-day tasks and projects. Assisting with the creation of safe and efficient mine plan in support of mine operations.

Corporate housing in Carlsbad, NM will be provided for the Intrepid internship program.

JOB DUTIES

  • Monitor and report on key performance indicators and mine operating statistics
  • Assist with creation of volume and quantity surveys on stockpiles and product storage warehouses
  • Assist with mine ventilation models - analyze conditions and recommend changes when required
  • Help coordinate mining engineering activities with other disciplines such as environmental, mechanical, geological
  • Assist Mine Technicians with surveying tasks required to support mine operations
  • Perform research and design projects focusing on improved efficiency or reduced cost per ton
  • Participate in various portions of the engineering process, including, but not limited to: safety audits, the development and review of operating procedures, and equipment selection research and recommendation
    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Valid Drivers License
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Active pursuit of Bachelor's degree (BS) in Mine Engineering; one to two years related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Demonstrated familiarity in mining engineering disciplines for underground - ventilation, rock mechanics, production engineering, equipment, etc.
    • Knowledge of MSHA regulations is a plus
    • Understanding of advanced surveying procedures preferred
      SCHEDULE AND WORK ENVIRONMENT 9/80 schedule, Monday - Thursday, 9-hour workdays, Fridays worked, 8-hour workday, with every other Friday off. Schedule subject to change.
      • Underground mining environment that is often not well lit and is at low heights
      • Exposed to louder than moderate noises (ex: vehicle noises, machinery noises, etc.)
      • Employees are required to wear safety attire and personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times
        PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
        • Standing, walking, sitting (while driving) over 2/3 of work time, squatting, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, making precise hand and fingers movements, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, reaching or grasping.
        • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., and push and/or pull up to 50 lbs. less than 1/3 of the time
        • Must be able to perceive color differences
        • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment as needed
          A pre-placement physical and hair follicle drug test will be required for anyone selected for this opportunity. Placement into the position will not be made until the results are received and cleared by Intrepid.

          ABOUT US Intrepid is an entrepreneurial organization committed to developing unique and environmentally sound ways of extracting minerals of global importance to multiple industries. While our legacy potassium products hold a strong reputation in the agriculture and feed industries, the expansion of our water, brine and other solutions contributes to the oil and gas industries to support energy resources. This diversification of products and customers expands our growth and impact beyond yesterday's needs. Working at Intrepid, you will experience the commitment, teamwork, and growth in every role and experience. Associated topics: autocad, developer, design, designer, drawing, electrical, mechanical, mechanical engineer, process engineer, software implementation

Keywords: Intrepid Potash, Midland , Mine Engineer Intern, Engineering , Hobbs, Texas

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