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  • Location: WALLACE, ID
  • Post Date: 8/16/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
Chief Engineer US Silver Corporation is seeking a qualified Chief Engineer for our Silver Valley operation in the Wallace, ID. The Galena Mine provides opportunities in mechanized and conventional hard rock mining. Job Functions: - Promote job safety. - Establish Company safety and environmental procedures. - Manage departmental staff. - Develop annual mine plan and department budget. - Ensure engineering technical support of operations is completed. -Maintain professional and technical knowledge. Education and/or Experience: 4-year degree in Mine Engineering or related field, or 10+ years practical experience in mine engineering and/or geology in an operating underground mine, plus 2+ years experience supervising personnel, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Technological Requirements: Working knowledge of rock mechanics, mine ventilation and mine dewatering, mining methods, costs and productivities, applicable engineering, geologic and spreadsheet software applications, Micro Soft Office Suite software programs, and AutoCAD. GEMCOM or some form of 3-dimesional geology software is plus. Physical Requirements: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and reach with hands and arms; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, or make data entries; talk or hear. The employee is required to walk extended distances, climb, balance, stoop, and kneel. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision to read paperwork and complete computer data entry, and peripheral vision to note personnel and underground mine traffic. U.S. Silver-Idaho, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Americas Silver Corporation. U.S. Silver currently operates the underground Galena Mine, producing a silver/copper and lead/silver concentrates. The Coeur Mine and Caladay area are also part of U.S. Silver's holdings. The Galena Mine is in the heart of beautiful north Idaho noted for its incredible outdoor recreational opportunities. US Silver offers competitive wages, bonus plans, and a full employee benefit package; which includes: medical, dental, life & disability insurance, holidays, vacation, 401(k) and pension. US Silver also offers a competitive bonus programs. Please send resume with cover letter to: U.S. Silver Attn: Human Resources PO Box 440 Wallace, ID 83873-0440 FAX: (208) 752-0151 kjohnsons-silver.com