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Mine Engineer II


Wayan, ID, US, 83285 Afton, WY, US, 83110

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


This role supports short to mid-range mine planning by providing technical support to mining operations.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assesses and aligns with key stakeholders the short range mine plans, dump plans, blast designs, etc.
  • Collaborating with operations on weekly schedules.
  • Responsible for designing detailed plans to ensure that projects meet business objectives for a variety of projects and activities that are usually carried out by others.
  • Responsible for leading the communication of project updates to senior management and key stakeholders.
  • Responsible for preparing and gaining alignment on engineering proposals, feasibility studies and vendor/construction packages.
  • Month end production reconciliation and reporting
  • Assisting surveyors as needed.
Typical Education
  • ​​​Mining Engineering Bachelor's Degree ( B.S.)


Relevant Experience
  • 3+ years related experience and Bachelor’s Degree;  or 10+ years of mining and mining surveyor experience.

Job Requisition ID: 2333

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): Smoky Canyon Mine - Wayan, Remote - Afton 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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