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Mine Engineer - Bridger Coal Company - Point of Rocks, WY #104839

Date: Feb 18, 2021

Location: POINT OF ROCKS, WY, US, 82942

Company: PacifiCorp


Bridger Coal Company, a subsidiary of PacifiCorp (part of Berkshire Hathaway Energy) is seeking an experienced Mine Engineer for its mining complex located in Southwest Wyoming. 


Provides technical and engineering support to the mining operation at a surface and underground mine complex, including all phases of coal quality forecasting and tracking, project management and cost tracking. These projects may require preparation of requests for proposals, equipment acquisitions, capital cost tracking, planning, preparation of property evaluations and developing long-term strategies.

 The following list contains percentages of time utilized for major job tasks:

10% Coordinate between mine operations and technical services to establish communications and technical engineering support.

20% Assist in coordinating, developing and providing short-term and long-term mine plan design, layout sequence, schedule and timing.

60% Assist in tracking, reconciliation and reporting of mine production, shipments, transfers, volumetrics and royalties.

5% Assist in coordinating and monitoring work of external consultants, contractors and regulators.

5% Assist in overseeing the proper accounting of project costs for material, labor and equipment. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in mining or civil engineering.  WY professional engineering license preferred or the ability to obtain within one year.
  • Minimum of three years of related experience in engineering and mine operations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of mine operations, engineering and financial analysis.
  • Project management and leadership skills including the ability to work as a team member, maintain project timelines, budgets, and deliver on commitments.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations.
  • Ability to perform effectively in high-pressure situations while maintaining focus and calmness.
  • Understanding of company’s business, relevant policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local laws, regulations and electrical codes.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers and automated tools, including mine planning software (AutoCAD & Carlson software), pumping and ventilation simulation programs.


Wyoming professional engineering license preferred or the ability to obtain within one year.

Additional Information

Req Id: 104839
Primary Location: POINT OF ROCKS    
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: FULL TIME
Hiring Range: $85,900 - $101,000 
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming

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