UNDERGROUND OPERATIONS ENGINEER
Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF)
The Underground Operations Engineer provides engineering and engineering management to facilitate operations and maintenance support, planning and design development, integration of new research facilities, and capital project execution. The engineer maintains, monitors, evaluates, and plan for safe access to underground areas supporting the SURF mission. The Engineer provides oversight and guidance to resolve ventilation, ground control, and water in-flow and containment issues. This position reports to the SURF Director of Engineering.
Functional Responsibilities: (include but are not limited to)
A degree (B.S. or higher) in Mining or Geological Engineering, or a closely related field is required. The successful applicant must demonstrate skills including sound engineering judgment, engineering management, and evidence of strong communication skills and relevant experience with design and construction of surface facilities, underground mining operations, civil construction, excavation and/or tunneling. Educational background and/or experience may include design, construction, management or operations in some of the following areas: 1) Large-scale excavation, tunneling or mining operations, 2) Surface facilities with relevant technical challenges, 3) Federally funded projects, 4) Engineering project management and supervision 5) Systems engineering.
Although the primary working environment will be in an office setting, successful applicant will be required at times to:
The South Dakota Science & Technology Authority (SDSTA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to the development of a diverse workforce. Applicants are invited to self-identify as an individual with a disability or as a protected veteran. Forms are available on the website www.sanfordlab.org/careers or upon request from Human Resources.