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Underground Mine Engineer - Columbus, OH


Columbus, OH, US, 43223

Company:  The Shelly Company


Job ID:  146683


The Shelly Company, a CRH company, is a vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mix concrete and paving services throughout the state of Ohio. Our commitment to quality drives us to use the most modern, efficient and environmentally friendly technology in our industry. The Shelly Company is known throughout the industry for innovation, quality and for our commitment to safety.


Position Overview


  • Responsible for providing both operational and engineering support to management. The focus will be at the underground sites but could also include some work at the surface sites.
  • Operational responsibilities include assisting in the management of day to day underground operations and insuring that it takes place in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Engineering support responsibilities include assisting in mine design, ventilation, ground control, surveying, reserve evaluation and mine modeling for permitting and mine planning purposes.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists in setting production and cost goals and monitoring the progress of these goals
  • Assists in both safety and production training of new employees
  • Assists in setting the daily production schedule at the underground sites
  • Assists in ordering parts and supplies as necessary at the underground sites
  • Assists in troubleshooting down equipment and the scheduling of repairs
  • Assists in new underground employee interviews
  • Performs periodic ventilation surveys in the mine.
  • Prepares regular mines maps and assists in ventilation plan submittals for MSHA.
  • Assists in MSHA submittal requests and during MSHA regular inspections
  • Prepares ATF and State Fire Marshal permit submittals
  • Assists in underground surveys and spad installation
  • Assists in short and long-term mine plan submittals
  • Assists with compliance issues (MSHA)


Competencies Required


  • Action Oriented – willingly takes on tough challenges with a sense of urgency, energy and enthusiasm
  • Collaboration – build partnerships and work with others to meet shared objectives
  • Manage complexity – capable of making sense of complex and sometimes contradictory information to solve problems


Other Requirements


  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home regularly
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary
  • Report to the assigned job site ready to begin work at the designated start time
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Manual of Safety Practices and Procedures
  • Strict adherence to Shelly Company policies and procedures as outlined in the Company Book of Policies.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required
  • Timely and regular attendance is an expectation of performance for all Shelly Company employees. Employees will be held accountable for adhering to their workplace schedule.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mine Engineering, Geology or equivalent from a four-year college or technical school; two or more year’s related experience preferred.
  • Experience with land surveying instruments, CAD, mine planning software preferred.
  • Proficient with Windows, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.


Language Skills


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Ability to speak effectively to customers or employees of organization.


Mathematical Skills


  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Reasoning Ability


  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Physical Requirements


The physical demands 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 regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. 
  • The employee frequently is required to climb or balance. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move more than 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Continuously: Fine motor, repetitive motion, right, left
  • Frequently: bend, climb, stand, walk, sit, reach, drive
  • Occasionally: kneel, squat


This position requires an employee to lift:


  • Continuous: 0 - 10 lbs.
  • Frequently: 10 - 25 lbs.
  • Occasionally: 25 - 50 lbs., 50 - 100 lbs.


Work Environment


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to wet, humid condition airborne particles, and extreme heat or cold. 
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and may require protective equipment.
  • Continuous: moving equipment, working with others
  • Frequently: hot weather, cold weather, wet weather, exposed to noise
  • Occasionally: exposed to high heat


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


The Shelly Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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