Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

Conduct sub-surface surveys to identify the characteristics of potential land or mining development sites. May specify the ground support systems, processes and equipment for safe, economical, and environmentally sound extraction or underground construction activities. May inspect areas for unsafe geological conditions, equipment, and working conditions. May design, implement, and coordinate mine safety programs.

Key Competencies * Analytical Thinking * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Cooperation * Integrity * Independence * Adaptability/Flexibility * Stress Tolerance * Initiative * Leadership

Representative Tasks * Prepare technical reports for use by mining, engineering, and management personnel. * Inspect mining areas for unsafe structures, equipment, and working conditions. * Select or develop mineral location, extraction, and production methods, based on factors such as safety, cost, and deposit characteristics.


Mining Quarrying & Oil & Gas Extraction, Professional Scientific & Technical Services,

Job Family Architecture and Engineering

Sample Job Titles Engineer, Engineering Manager, Exploration Engineer, Field Engineer, Geological Engineer, Geophysical Engineer, Mine Analyst, Mine Development Engineer, Mine Engineer, Mine Engineering Manager, Mine Engineering Superintendent, Mine Environmental Engineer, Mine Expert, Mine Exploration Engineer, Mine Production Engineer, Mine Safety Director, Mine Safety Engineer, Mine Safety Manager, Mineral Engineer, Mining and Oil Well Equipment Research Engineer, Mining Consultant, Mining Engineer, Mining Project Engineer, Ore Dressing Engineer, Planning Engineer, Project Engineer, Safety Analyst, Safety Coordinator, Safety Engineer, Safety Monitor, Safety Representative, Safety Supervisor, Seismic Engineer, Site Safety Representative, Underground Mining Engineer.