This position is responsible for coal preparation engineering duties in the clean coal organization in support of mine operations to ensure maximum quality and productivity.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. In this position, either directly or through others, the incumbent:
• Perform basic engineering tasks of design, evaluation, problem solving, analysis, and planning to support mine site operations.
• Comply with safety policy and procedures to ensure a safe working environment.
• Interface with engineering staff, mine site operations groups, mine site maintenance groups and other TXU personnel to ensure consistent, practical, and effective engineering solutions.
• Participate in special projects and committee assignments as requested.
• Coordinate washability analyses of lignite as indication of density separation potential
• Work with supervisor and operations of dry separation facilities to increase production and quality improvements
• Perform data analysis and appropriate reports to communicate performance of cleaning facilities to site management
• Daily interaction with mine site operations to ensure best practices are being implemented in the field to deliver quality lignite
• Sampling coordination for and oversight of fuel quality special projects as they arise
• Interaction with site and long-term mine planning and geological groups to maximize cleaning of current deposits as well as review cleaning potential of future deposits
• Oversight of laboratory to enforce QA/QC and turnaround times outlined in contracts
• Provide professional engineering certification of designs and analysis as required (Sr. Position only).

Minimal background and knowledge requirements:
• Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.
• Knowledge of mining methods and regulatory requirements.
• 5-10 years of coal preparation experience
• Utilizes analysis and problem solving skills to complete required tasks.
• Ability to use database, spreadsheet, word processing, and CAD software.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, Access, Power Point and Project
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Professional Engineering license in Texas required to be considered for Sr Engineer position.
• Extensive analysis and problem solving skills to complete multiple projects incorporating teamwork and consensus resolution.
• Experience in dry cleaning techniques and technologies a plus.

NECESSARY SKILLS - For this position the following skills and abilities must be demonstrated at a proficient level:
• Communications – Clearly expresses ideas, listens, understands, and responds appropriately.
• Interpersonal Skills/Teamwork – Completes job while maintaining cordial and effective relationships. Demonstrates positive behavior and works well with others.
• Leadership/Initiative – Originates productive actions without specific instructions. Demonstrates high standards of performance.
• Problem Solving/Decision Making – Identifies issues and problems, considers alternative courses of action, makes good decisions, and takes appropriate actions.
• Job Knowledge – Demonstrates the applicable skills, abilities, and expertise required to perform the essential aspects of the job. Works to further develop job-related skills and assists in training others.
• Safety Consciousness – Takes action to create a safe work environment. Actively supports and participates in the Company’s safety program.Comments:
• Effective in engineering design and application of engineering principles. Technically sound in engineering practices and innovative in problem solving.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: This position requires the ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities in the following environment:
• Occasional long, irregular hours.
• Travel to all mine sites.
• Use of a PC and/or telephone at times throughout the day.
• Frequently working on projects outside in all types of weather conditions.
• Priority assignments with short lead-time requirements.

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