Mining Engineer

Mining Engineer Job Description

Mining Engineers Assess The Feasibility And Productivity Of Potential Mine Locations And Plan, Manage And Optimise The Extraction Of Surface And Underground Deposits.


Mining Engineer Duties/Functions/Responsibilities

  • costing and organising supplies
  • planning and implementing extraction systems.
  • assessing the feasibility of new sites
  • managing budgets
  • managing construction projects (e.g. to reclaim sites, fill in disused shafts etc)
  • ensuring that operations comply with health and safety requirements
  • training and supervising staff
  • liaising with and advising managerial and technical staff (geologists, engineers etc.)
  • ascertaining extraction risks
  • using specialist computer applications to maximise planning and production
  • analysing data
  • monitoring and evaluating underground performance
  • keeping records
  • making sure that equipment used is safe


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