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Project Engineer

Capstone Mining
Miami, AZ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


The primary responsibilities of this position are to provide engineering, project management, and documentation for assigned projects through all engineering stages. Other duties include support for the following: facilities planning, project execution, other engineering projects, document and drawing updates, and document support for other departments. The normal schedule is a four (4) day work week, depending on project timing.


Senior Engineer


(Key Departments, External Groups):


  • Project Managers
  • Project Engineers
  • All operational and support areas within Pinto Valley


  • Contractors and service providers to perform bid walks, document review and to ensure documentation and bid standards meet Pinto Valley standards and are submitted on a timely basis


(Name of Position):



70% office environment and 30% field environment.


  • Exemplify the Capstone Copper Values in all efforts and interactions while working in compliance with all MSHA safety guidelines and Pinto Valley Mine policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that you are certified to execute the tasks / jobs assigned.
  • Develop engineering solutions from feasibility to design for assigned projects. Will need to communicate with end user to determine scope of project and update them as needed with design considerations.
  • Perform bid walks with contractors, analyze bids, and provide recommendations for bid awards.
  • Document engineering plans via CAD programs and specification documents. Produce documents for competitive bidding process and execution. Conduct project bid meetings with procurement.
  • Provide project management support for capital projects through the engineering stages as assigned.
  • Provide oversight of engineering efforts of assigned projects. Interact with work force and contractors to ensure compliance to safety and environmental standards. Conduct regular updates on project status compared to schedule and provide direction accordingly. Examine engineering work performed to ensure adherence to design and specification and provide direct and written feedback to contractors. This includes quality control and quality assurance technical responsibilities. Responsibilities may also include support for other engineers in department.
  • Maintain a five-year plan of facilities projects to maintain plant facilities for the long-term. Facilities includes roofs, siding, painting, roads, general facilities, potable water, and storm and sewer water systems. Maintain a yearly work schedule and complete jobs per the schedule and approved budget. Identify risks to the facilities and document proposed solutions to communicate to leadership.
  • Maintain and expand the engineering documentation system. This includes working with the senior drafter on organizing new documents into the system, maintaining proper edit permissions, and supporting the use of all functions within the system. Maintain condition of physical files and document integrity.
  • Support modification of the existing and new documents to current status via CAD and PDF editors. Support internal and external personnel in searching for documentation. Support standardization efforts of internal and external drawings and documentation.
  • Provide verbal and written updates on project status to supervisor and plant leadership.
  • Support development of the annual budget and updates to the budget by obtaining budgetary proposals for projects in a timely fashion.
  • Research alternatives to current facilities maintenance practices including materials updates and execution methods to improve performance and lower cost.
  • Responsible for but not limited to all tasks/duties assigned or required.


(Required, Preferred)


  • High School Diploma or equivalency
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical, civil, electrical, or metallurgical engineering


(Required, Preferred)


  • 3+ years of experience in mining or heavy industry


  • Project Management experience


  • Knowledge of PV Safety and Quality standards.
  • Technical report writing skills.
  • Good networking skills and ability to communicate with outside resources to gather needed information.
  • Ability to organize and conduct meetings inside and outside the department.
  • Expertise in the utilization of advanced planning tools such as MS Project or similar.
  • Expertise in the utilization of MS tools such as WORD and EXCEL.
  • Ability to work with diverse teams that include internal and external resources; equipment contractors; and others such as architects and Engineering firms when required.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated expertise in the management of schedules and budgets.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Capstone Copper provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Capstone Mining


Miami, AZ
85539 USA



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