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Our Mining group works with some of the world's largest mining companies and provides the industry with a full suite of services and solutions. We are a leader in underground mining engineering and related technology, serving the largest, deepest, and most technically challenging mines in the world. This is where great ideas and rewarding careers are built. Our professionals are specialists in underground mining methods/mine development, complete infrastructure in support of underground operations, process and materials handling, electrical power and instrumentation, controls and automation, mine ventilation, mine headframes and hoisting systems. The ongoing success of our team allows you to set the pace of your career.
Our Mining Practice is looking for an experienced professional to serve as "Senior Project Estimator" in our growing practice in Tempe, Arizona.Responsibilities:
The Senior Project Estimator Electrical is responsible for developing underground mine project cost estimates, mine development and construction schedules ranging from order-of-magnitude level to detailed working cost estimates, based on the latest available costing methodology and data, and presenting the results in a work breakdown format suitable for use by the Client, Project Manager, and project team. The Senior Project Estimator reports to the Manager of Mining/Estimating, but on a day-to-day basis works in collaboration with Project Managers and the project team.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
WORKING CONDITIONS/REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS
The position requires the incumbent to work Monday through Friday in an office environment. Generally short international or domestic trips would be expected of this position. The possibility of extended stay trips would likely be very infrequent.
REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE
Relevant training and/or certification with a project cost estimating department or organization and 5+ years experience working in a similar capacity.
The position requires experience with preparing underground mine construction and development cost estimates including mine shaft development, lateral and ramp development, raise development and underground and surface mine infrastructure.
The Senior Project Estimator must have competence with analysis, numeration, research, and the use of spreadsheet and scheduling software (minimum requirement is proficiency in Excel, MSProject) and experience with data-base cost estimating software. The Senior Project Estimator must be able to demonstrate leadership abilities and posses above average written and oral communication skills. The ability to work well in a team environment is also essential for this position.
Practical underground mine development and construction experience is preferred. International project exposure is a plus.