Project Manager/Engineer - Aggregates & Cement

Job Description

The Project Manager/Engineer (PM/PE) will be responsible for all aspects of improving mine operations, from exploration and mine planning to production. This position will work collaboratively with interdisciplinary professionals to manage engineering projects. The PM/PE will also play a pivotal role in mentoring other engineers, managing projects, and conducting business development activities, including identifying new opportunities, fostering strategic partnerships, and contributing to the long-term growth and sustainability of the organization.

The ideal candidate will lead both surface and underground projects for mining companies and help manage a team of engineers and geologists, manage multiple projects and business development initiatives concurrently. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Proposal development
  • Budget and schedule oversight
  • Junior staff mentorship
  • Client relationship fostering
  • Business growth
  • Seamless integration within a diverse multidisciplinary engineering team


Candidates must have the following:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in geology, mining, geological, or civil engineering; an advanced degree in business administration is helpful
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in mining aggregate, crushed stone, sand and gravel, cement, or consulting industries
  • A registered professional engineer/professional geologist license or ability to obtain upon hire
  • At least 5 years of project management experience
  • Leadership and team management experience
  • Technical report writing experience
  • Resource and reserve experience under the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s S-K 1300 regulation
  • Extensive experience in commercial mining engineering software (e.g., Surpac, Vulcan, Carlson, Minesched, and GIS) and proficiency in programming skills (e.g., TCL, Lisp, Visual Basic, and other programming languages) are also preferred.

Additional Information

Compensation: Salary depends on experience and expertise. Compensation includes a comprehensive fringe-benefits package. RESPEC is a 100% employee-owned company and employees are eligible for participation in the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) after a qualifying period.

Featured benefits include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans
  • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Holidays & Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) & ESOP with company match up to 4%
  • Professional Development & Training
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance & Wellness Programs

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Company Info

RESPEC is a dynamic consulting and services firm that specializes in applying engineering principles and cutting-edge technologies to tackle our clients’ most intricate challenges. We are seeking an experienced senior mining engineer in aggregates and cement to join our team in our Lexington, Kentucky, location.

We do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.

Project Manager/Engineer - Aggregates & Cement

Lexington, KY Full-time Discipline: Mining Engineering
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