Lexington, KY


Full Time


Entry Level

RESPEC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, which includes equal pay for men and women. All information or testing, family and medical leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic is protected by law. Our Affirmative Action Plan for individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are available upon request to any applicant during normal business hours. Pre-employment background check and drug screens are required for all positions.

Mining Engineer

Lexington, KY - M&E

Job Description: RESPEC, an internationally recognized engineering consulting and services company with domestic and international projects, seeks an entry-level mining engineer in its Lexington, Kentucky, office. RESPEC’s current mining projects focus on limestone, coal, salt, potash, phosphates, and other industrial minerals. Domestic and international travel may be required for client development, visits to client mine sites, and client and corporate meetings.


  • Bachelor of science degree in mining engineering or geological engineering
  • Passed or in pursuit of The Fundamental of Engineering exam
  • Mining-related software experience, such as Carlson, Surpac, Vulcan, and other commercial packages
  • Internship or full-time working experience position related to mining engineering or geological engineering
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally.

Compensation: Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Compensation includes a comprehensive fringe-benefits package that consists of medical, vision, dental insurance; holidays; paid leave; 401(k) Plan and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP); continuing education; and professional societies. RESPEC is a 100% employee-owned company and employees are eligible for participation in the ESOP after a qualifying period.

Interviews: Interviews will be by appointment only.