Senior Mining Engineer


About this role

About this role

Brunel is currently searching for a Senior Mining Engineering for a direct hire position with our client in beautiful Denver, Colorado.

You will provide technical and engineering solutions along with business improvement outcomes for the North American Operations. This is a collaborative and supportive role requiring the use of technical mining best practice to deliver value to new and existing customers.


  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders, including but not limited to, clients and client representatives, employees, management and supplier contacts
  • Assist with the development of systems, processes and practices for the newly created Technical Services division
  • Advise on underground mine design, including drill and blast, sequence and scheduling and operational optimizations
  • Advise on social and government regulatory requirements in where we operate
  • Support technical reviews, cost forecasting, resource allocation, life of mine/monthly/weekly progress tracking and reporting
  • Support and advise the tendering team, review of tender schedules and designs
  • Identify mine planning risks and opportunities across the business
  • Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness
  • Ensure all work is at a standard that is fit for purpose and meets the end users’ requirements
  • Mentor and train engineering graduates to become a valuable asset within the business
  • Identify productivity and cost reduction opportunities



  • Bachelor Degree in Mining Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Mine Design, Scheduling and Drill and Blast in underground mining
  • Technical report writing skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Deswik software experience essential
  • Experience with regulatory items, permitting
  • Experienced with hard rock mining
  • Ideal candidate will have underground experience
  • Previous planning and contracting background
  • MUST be eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer without sponsorship.



Opportunity comes with generous salary up to $150K plus benefits package, relocation package offered.

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Our client is in the production mining space.

Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

Start applying immediately

Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Cindy King is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Cindy King
Brunel USA - Detroit

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