U.S. Concrete
  • 31-Aug-2020 to Until Filled (CST)
  • U.S. Concrete - Atlantic Region
  • Glen Gardner, NJ, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Position: Mine Engineer/Geologist

Location: 3620 Rt. 23 North Hamburg, NJ 07419 (travel to other locations within the region)

Scope: Gain a wide variety of experiences in the aggregates and materials industry with a goal of developing into a management position.

Job Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Gather and Utilize Mine Planning Data. Gather and utilize geologic mapping, drill data, hydrologic information, quality testing results, topography, aerial photography, survey data, sales forecasts, and other mine planning data to design 3-D mine plans and mining/stripping schedules.
  • Analyze and Document Land Use Information. Gather, review, analyze, and document property lines, mining setbacks, easements, zoning, special use agreements, neighbor concerns, and other site-specific land use information as necessary for mine planning process.
  • Generate and Maintain Site Plans and Maps. Generate and maintain an updated life-of-mine site plan for all locations. Maintain aerial photos and topographic maps/site maps on the network server in an up-to-date and current status. Assist with reserve documentation.
  • Monitor Mine Development. Monitor long-term mine development and identify/advise on current and future mining challenges. Develop and communicate reserve estimates, short-term mine plans, long-term mine plans, and mine reclamation plans.
  • Prepare Stripping Plans. Estimate stripping volumes, prepare stripping plans and assist with preparation of stripping bid packages.
  • Participate in Zoning Efforts. Participate in zoning efforts, special projects, and property acquisitions as necessary.
  • Champion Continuous Improvement. Identify opportunities to increase efficiencies, maximize reserve recovery, reduce costs, minimize wastes, and reduce impacts to neighbors. Assist operations managers with efforts to lower operating costs.
  • Manage and Develop Projects. Participate in capital projects from identification to commissioning. Provide justification for projects, help manage projects through various phases and commission projects.
  • Manage Daily Site Activities. Work with local and regional management to ensure daily production reports are completed and synthesize data into meaningful and actionable items.

Qualifications and Trainings Required:

  • Must have a bachelor's degree, B.Sc. in Mining Engineering is preferred, or in an associated technical field such as Geology, Geological Engineering, or Civil Engineering. EIT/GIT preferred.


  • At least 2 years of geology, mining engineering, or operations experience is preferred.

Skills Required:

  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must have proficient skills in 3D-CAD design, Excel, and other computer related software.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to successfully interact and build relationships with US Concrete personnel from a wide range of departments and levels of authority, as well as with representatives of government and regulatory agencies. Must be able to present complex information in a clear and concise manner. Must be able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to manage multiple projects effectively without close supervision.

Physical Requirements:

  • Work a full day up to 10 or more working hours at a time
  • Ability to perform manual and semi-skilled labor in various weather conditions
  • Ability to lift and carry weights of up to 50 pounds
  • Able to work under extreme conditions, such as hot or cold temperatures, noise, dust, and dirt.
  • Standing for extended periods of time throughout shift.
  • Must have ability to lift tools, machinery parts, and other objects weighing up to 60-80 pounds each.


About U.S. Concrete, Inc. U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR) is a leading supplier of concrete and aggregates for large-scale commercial, residential and infrastructure projects in high-barrier-to-entry markets across the country. The Company holds leading market positions in the high growth metropolitan markets of New York, San Francisco, Dallas-Fort Worth and Washington, D.C, and its materials have been used in some of the most complex and highly specialized construction projects of the last decade. U.S. Concrete has continued to grow organically and --through a series of strategic acquisitions of independent producers in our target markets.

U.S. Concrete, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of Sex, Race, Religion, Age (40 and over), Handicap or National Origin.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or any other legally protected status.


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