MINE ENGINEER II
DRILL AND BLAST ENGINEER/ SURFACE MINE RESCUE MEMBER
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Barrick CortezCrescent Valley, NVMine Engineer II
Drill and Blast Engineer/ Surface Mine Rescue Member
Designed blast patterns using a variety of techniques for wall control and production blasting.
Held bench meetings to discuss drilling and blasting of a bench prior to a shovel mining in the area.
Developed and maintained a daily blast monitoring and video program.
Collected data from seismographs and performed data analysis from the data to minimize impacts to the highwall.
Helped implement a monitoring program for the underground operation to minimize the impact to the underground workings from surface blasting.
Developed timings for the blast crew using seismographs and signature holes to minimize damaging vibrations to the highwall.
Provided weekly reports on drilling and blasting.
Worked closely with other departments geology, geotech, engineering and operations to achieve the current mine plan.
Worked with geology and helped with mapping of geologic structures and contacts by using blast video.
Helped reduce cost to blasting and drilling efforts by optimizing blast design.
Help conduct mine to mill study to help improve throughput through the crushers and mill
Freeport McMoran: Morenci Operations: September 2006 through June 2009: Morenci AZ, Received status of a Mine Engineer II
Short Range Planning Engineer
Stockpile and Haulage Planning Engineer
Drill and Blast planning Engineer for Tech Services
Drill and Blast Engineer for Mine Operations.
Provided daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly mine plans.
Worked closely with other departments to implement the mine plan.
Worked on numerous projects while holding different positions.
Souder Miller and AssociatesLas Cruces, NMGeoscientist
Performed Phase I and Phase II environmental assessments.
Installed and monitored various monitoring wells for numerous projects.
Developed and installed remediation systems for various old leaky underground storage tanks.
Performed and supervised clean-up of contaminated sites for various projects.
Performed field geology mapping and interpretation for various projects.