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Chief of Mining

Carlsbad, NM
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Chief of Mining

JobID: 23339-1187256

Location: Carlsbad, NM, 88221, USA

Description: **Business Line** Government

**Position Title** Chief of Mining

United States of America - New Mexico


**Job Summary**

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for an experienced

**Chief of Mining** in Carlsbad, New Mexico.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the successful management and operation of those mine related activities at WIPP that focus on mine safety, ground control, MSHA regulations compliance and support, in a manner that ensures safe performance of mine operations. Key to success will be the ability to lead geotechnical and other assigned personnel in support of ensuring a safe and healthy mine. Will be expected to model NWP Core Values and Expectations by establishing his/her own vision and culture for the Mining organization that results in industry leading performance in safety, health, and environmental sustainability. Major areas of responsibility include: Effective management of mine safety programs ensuring exceptional compliance with MSHA regulations and compliance requirements. Establish and maintain effective relationships with MSHA representatives and representatives of other regulating agencies. Manage the mine’s geotechnical inspection and ground control functions ensuring safe mine structure and infrastructure working conditions for WIPP employees. Ensuring weekly and monthly operational plans and objectives for areas of responsibility are prepared and included in operational schedules to include both long term and short term plans. Preparation and management of the annual department budget. Developing and implementing technical standards, specifications, and quality assurance requirements for areas of responsibility, and in coordination with the NWP QA organization. Demonstrating commitment to the NWP Safety Culture, Core Values, and Expectations through visible and demonstrated leadership actions and behaviors.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ BS degree in Mining Engineering or related technical field required.

+ Minimum of 15 years of mining experience with increasing levels of responsibility including mine management required.

+ Demonstrated knowledge of and successful experience in managing mining operations to meet or exceed expectations regarding MSHA regulations and compliance requirements.

+ Demonstrated business acumen, decision making and problem solving skills.

+ Demonstrated experience leading organizations through successful implementation, maintenance, and continuous improvement of facility mine safety, human performance management, and safety culture.

+ Due to the nature of the work, candidates must be US Citizens.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Experience in mining geology (bedded salt) particularly in geology requiring stringent ground control monitoring and maintenance preferred.

+ Previous experience with Department of Energy projects or facilities is a plus.

+ Previous WIPP experience preferred.

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


_Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Management_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _168759BR_

_Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status._


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