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Rock Mechanics Technical Engineer in Fairport Harbor, OH at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 9/29/2021

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Job Description

Our company values and recognizes the diversity of the workforce and encourages individuals with the equivalent combination of education and work experience. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Ten years’ experience in the mining industry, preferred; including a minimum of 5 years’ experience with rock mechanics.

  • Experience dealing with people on the front line; preferably in unionized environments

  • Engineering degree or technical certification in Underground Mining or Geotechnical Studies

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

Through a sustainable perspective, our unique team spirit and meaningful tasks, we offer you the opportunity for personal and professional development. You can look forward to: Company Health & Well Program: We believe in enhancing the lives of employees, which is why we offer DASH – a holistic well-being program. DASH has 5 important dimensions: health, finance, work/life matters, social, and community. Attractive Benefits: You will receive an attractive benefits package, including: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k Match, Paid Time Off, and Company Paid Holidays. Excellent Commuting: The location is perfectly situated near expressways and for an easy commute!

Job Requirements

Reporting to the Surface Superintendent, this person will be responsible for providing technical leadership on Rock Mechanics challenges and solutions. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Executing weekly inspections on an underground network of control instruments.

  • Establishing key locations in underground workings to capture rock behavioral attributes and confirm definitions of modes of failure at the Fairport Mine Site.

  • Consult with Production Supervisors and Engineering Department to ensure ground control program and policy are being completed correctly and ensures State of Ohio Ground Control and Mine Plan is followed.

  • Ensures EH&S policies and procedures are properly communicated to employees, visitors and contractors. Promotes safe work practices and conditions.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


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