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Mining/Mine Planning/Mine Services Engineering Co-Op Student

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Job Title: Mining/Mine Planning/Mine Services Engineering Co-Op Student
Location: Aurora, NC, South United States, USA
Company: Nutrien Ltd.
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Operator/General Laborer
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Mining/Mine Planning/Mine Services Engineering Co-Op Student (Aurora, North Carolina, U.S.A)
At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.
Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.
We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.
Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.
This position reports to the Superintendent within the assigned department. This is a Six month Co-op starting in June 2021.
What you will do:
  • â?¯Mine Planning Department: 
    • Become familiar with aerial photos, mine plans, geologic maps and cross sections, groundwater trend charts and utility construction schedules
    • Become familiar with GPS surveying equipment and computer applications
    • Become familiar with Autodesk Map 2004 and the generation of 2D drawings
    • Assist in conducting production advance field surveys for Prestripping, Mining and Mine Services activities along with the associated survey calculations and mapping
    • Become familiar with groundwater measurement instruments and sampling protocol
    • Assist in conducting surface and groundwater field sampling projects
    • Assist in the scanning of documents and drawings for proper archiving
    • Assist the Mine Planning Superintendent, Mine Planning Engineer and Senior Surveyor on safety and environmental audits and inspections
  • Mining Department: 
    • Perform time and motion studies of equipment operation
    • Perform time and motion studies of repetitive equipment moves
    • Study and recommend improvements to pipe tracking system
    • Assist in analysis of ore pumping system options
    • Assist in economic analysis of production and maintenance activities
    • Update and recommend improvements to production reports.
  • Mill Department: 
    • Work with Flotation Technician to develop additional concentrator testing to improve recovery
    • Work with Flotation Technician and vendor to reduce reagent consumption and reduce unit cost
    • Develop matrix and trend chart to show relationship between coal sulfur content and AES
    • Research and develop Calcining energy efficiency program to reduce BTU per ton of calcined rock
What you will bring:
  • Must be a risingâ?¯Junior (at minimum), who is currently enrolled in a recognized Bachelor’s Degree program in preferably Mining, Chemical/Biomolecular Engineering; may consider Mechanical Engineering
  • Active and in good standing with an accredited university; GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, required
  • Strong written, verbal and facilitation skills
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Ability to ask questions and act upon the information presented
  • Candidateâ?¯must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation (reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)
  • Must be available to work for the entire semester
  • Must pass a pre-employment exam and drug screening
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship
  • Ability to effectively communicate (both verbal & non-verbal) with a diverse group of people
  • Must be able to work at heights, outdoors, and around potentially hazardous chemicals
  • Must be comfortable and physically capable of entering and working in a confined space
  • Must be able to hear and understand audible alarms, changes in noise levels of rotating equipment and portable radio communications
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft’s Office Suite
Are you a good match? Apply today!
Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics
This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
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Job Post Date: 01/12/21
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