Project Engineer

Vacancy number • VC-581679

Project Engineer

  • Colorado
  • Closes 25 May
  • 50 hours
  • Other

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About this job

  • Branch: Mining
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Colorado

What is required?

  • hours per week: 50
  • Education level: Other
  • Closing date: Saturday, 25 May 2024


Brunel is currently searching for a Project Engineer for a long-term contract position with our client located in Denver, Colorado. Will consider out of area candidate on a 4/1 rotation.

About this role

Essential Functions:

  • Reviews, investigates and develops appropriate recommendations regarding assigned engineering projects.

  • Serves as technical expert on a wide range of small to medium site construction, expansion or modification projects.

  • Evaluates and administers contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment.

  • Provides guidance and counsel to the site management team on applicable processes, practices, and existing/proposed local, state and federal regulations.

  • May contribute to site strategic planning and budgeting efforts for designated engineering areas.

  • May represent the site on company sponsored steering teams, such as PDMC Mill Operations, Refinery Operations, etc.

  • Performs other duties as required.

Job Scope

  • Nature of work: Works on moderately complex issues, implements solutions through individual effort but may delegate more routine tasks to others.

  • Level of interaction: Collaborates mostly with peers in the same functional area, and/or department and has moderate external interaction.

  • Autonomy/decision making: Works under frequent supervision and has limited latitude to set objectives, priorities and timelines impacting the individual assigned area of work.

  • Budgetary responsibility: Assists with budget preparation and monitoring.

  • Managerial responsibility: Does not manage people, function, projects or programs.


Language Skills, Certifications and/or Training

  • Fluency in English

  • Broad knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering

  • Ability to research and analyze information of considerable difficulty and draw valid conclusions

  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written, including the ability to actively listen and to adapt behavior and communication style based upon the audience

  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions

  • Skill in following safety practices, and recognizing, controlling and/or eliminating hazards

  • Ability to build trust and credibility with employees/peers and establish common goals and expectations

  • Strong analytical skills

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Experience with metal mining operations, especially with regards to geotechnical, structural, earth and concrete works.

  • Skilled in related engineering software (AutoCAD/Civil 3D, ArcGIS, GoldSim), scheduling (MS Project).


Position will include competitive monthly rate at $10,500/monthly, plus 401K match, medical, dental and vision insurance that start on day 1. If candidate is not local to Denver, client will provide accommodations and travel for a 4 week on, 1 week work from home rotation, along with monthly stipend for living expenses.

About Brunel

Our client is a global leader in the mining and metals industry.

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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Madison Ringlein quoting publication number: VC-581679

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