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Executive Director, Wyoming Mining Association

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For decades, CH2M HILL has been a global leader in engineering, consulting, design, program management, construction and operations, working on the most challenging and impactful projects around the world. Through these challenging projects, we develop our people — who transform complex and creative ideas into reality, every day. Join us and together we can work to build a sustainable world. We support you to reach your greatest career goals through continued professional development, a positive work life balance and undeniably cool engineering projects. Join employee-owned CH2M HILL and discover why our diverse team has been consistently ranked as one of the leading employers and repeatedly recognized as a best place to work in the U.S.

Position name: CH2M HILL Plant Layout Design Technician– Denver, CO 

The challenge? Help develop innovative solutions for our mining clients by constructing fit-for-purpose facilities and infrastructure. Our Plant Layout Designer Technician career path is your opportunity to work on exciting and engaging large-scale infrastructure projects. You will be part of a team supporting the design and delivery of mining related projects. You should be a self-motivated professional with at least five years of plant design experience, a solid understanding of MicroStation software (2D/3D modeling), experience with material handling and slurry piping in the ore processing/mining industry, and have a desire to grow personally as well as professionally.

Our Plant Layout Design Technicians: 

  • Will support design and delivery activities in the design of municipal and industrial water treatment facilities with a focus on mining/ore processing.
  • Execute project drawings using MicroStation 2D and 3D application software to produce legible and technically correct drawings in a cost efficient manner.
  • Coordinate the development of Process Flow Diagrams and Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams for the facility.
  • Development of 3D Mechanical, Piping, Structural and/or Architectural models from sketches, descriptions and instructions.
  • Prepare Overall Site Layout, Site Civil drawings from sketches, descriptions and instructions.
  • Make revisions to existing drawings from verbal explanations and revise complex drawings from sketches.
  • Assist Engineers in producing design and construction documents.   

Additional Information:  Relocation assistance is not available for this position. CH2M HILL will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa, etc) to fill this position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years CAD experience 
  • A two-year degree in Computer Drafting and Design or equivalent work experience
  • Familiarity with process flow and piping and instrumentation diagrams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Someone highly proficient in the use of MicroStation to produce engineering drawings 
  • 4 years CAD experience 
  • Experience in the mining industry
  • Strong understanding of plans and designs
    • Previous experience with material handling, slurry piping, water and wastewater in the ore processing/mining industry.

People interested in the position should apply directly at our website:  http://www.careers.ch2m.com/worldwide/en/jobs-in/s/united+states/co/denver/Plant-Layout-Design-Technician--Denver-CO-jobid52574BR_47

Engineering Project Manager

Behrent Engineering Company seeks experienced Engineering Project Managers who hold an accredited Bachelor of Science degree in engineering and a minimum of eight years of heavy industrial engineering and project management experience.  Engineering professionals with direct knowledge of the chemical, manufacturing, or mining industries in Colorado and surrounding states are encouraged to respond.  The successful candidate will work closely with Behrent’s current and new clients proposing, managing, and delivering full scope engineering/design services. 

Qualified engineering professionals are encouraged to submit a resume via email to [resumes1@behrent.com].  Visit our website: [www.behrent.com].


The following grant opportunity postings were made on the Grants.gov Find Opportunities service:


Department of Energy

National Energy Technology Laboratory

Support of Advanced Coal Research at U.S. Colleges and Universities Grant



The Colorado Competitive Council (C3) is looking for a new Executive Director.

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The Colorado Coal Mine Board of Examiners has a vacancy which must be filled by an engineer experienced in coal mining and which is currently employed in the Colorado coal mining industry.  The Board is responsible for certifying coal mine officials according to state and federal standards.  It also takes disciplinary action when appropriate.  All members are appointed by the Governor with the consent of the Senate.  The term of office for each member of the board is four years.

Board members are volunteers but are compensated at a rate of fifty dollars per day for each day of actual service on the board and receive actual traveling and other expenses incurred by them in attendance at the meetings of the board and in the performance of their duties.  The Board meets quarterly, generally in Denver, to review applications for individuals wishing to take examinations for certification.  The Board also administers the examinations which are given quarterly in Grand Junction, Colorado.  Approximately 12 to 15 days per year can be spent on Board activities.

The statutory duties of the Board are:

- to establish criteria, including education and training, past and current work experience, and annual electrical retraining requirements, and to examine all applicants for positions in coal mines for which certification is required by federal law, specifically underground and surface mine foremen, firebosses, blasters, shotfirers and electricians;

- to issue certificates of competency to those applicants who successfully pass the certification exam;

- to revoke or suspend those certificates where such action is deemed proper based upon sufficient investigation and in accordance with the provisions of state certification regulations;

- to provide assistance to the division in developing curricula for coal miner training programs;

- to establish criteria for granting state certification of belt examiners, cable splicers, shotfirers;

Please complete the attached application form and send it to: Romaine Pacheco, Director, Governor’s Office of Boards and Commissions, 136 State Capitol Bldg., Denver, Colorado, 80203.  FAX – 303-866-6368.  Please also fax a copy to Kim Harvill, Division of Reclamation, Mining & Safety, 303-832-8106

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Division of Natural Resources Job Announcement: Legislative Liaison


1) Superintendent of Geological Services
Geological modeling: 30%
Exploration: 30%
Geotechnical: 30%
Special Project Generation and Oversight: 10%
B.S. or M.S. in Geology or closely related field
Minimum 10 years in skarn deposits with knowledge of skarn/porphyry deposits
Background in cross-sectional interpretation and 3-D modeling
Proficiency in MineSight and acQuire with experience in Vulcan preferred
Practical knowledge in mineral resource assessment and modeling
Underground experience required.

2) Chief Geologist
B.S. or B.A. in Geology
More than 10 years mining experience which should include at least 8 years
underground mine
Must be proficient using mining and geologic 3-D modeling software -
experience with Datamine would be an asset
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in narrow vein
epithermal Au/Ag deposits
PC proficiency with Microsoft office is a must with special consideration
given to SAP experience
Strong Senior Mine Geologists ready to make the next step in their career
development encouraged to apply
Strong leadership skills, organizational skills and verbal/written
communication skills
Must be legal to work in the U.S.

For more information contact Joline Faylor  joline@hsintl.us -
HS International

7350 E. Progress Place
Suite 100
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
001 (720) 488-1627
website: hsintl.us


Division of Natural Resources is seeking an Assistant Director for Parks, Wildlife and Lands

The announcement, job description, and information on how to apply are available here, or by clicking DNR on the general site for Colorado state-government jobs at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/colorado/default.cfm

The position is open to Colorado residents only and closes on Feb. 21, 2012.