Colorado Energy Jobs

Colorado Jobs

Job Information

Navarro Inc. Lead Project Mining Engineer in Grand Junction, Colorado

Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc. is recruiting for a Lead Project Mining Engineer in Grand Junction, CO.

Navarro is a premier contractor providing high-quality technical services to DOE, NASA, and DOD. Navarro’s success is based on our customer service focus and our well-known responsiveness and innovation. In all we do, either in corporate management or in our services to our clients, we seek for the most effective and efficient approaches to provide best value to our clients.

This position is a Lead Project Mining Engineer to oversee the Uranium Leasing Program (ULP) for DOE’s Office of Legacy Management. The ULP administers 25,000 acres of public lands, contained in 31 lease tracts located in southwestern Colorado, for the exploration, development and extraction of uranium and associated minerals (vanadium).

Job duties include: preparation of project budgets and schedules (both fiscal year and lifecycle baseline) and monthly reporting against the fiscal budgets and schedules using the earned value system; coordination and oversight of lessees; reviewing lessee’s plans of operation; monitor lessees' exploration and mining activities, including underground and surface mine development and ore production; evaluation and reporting of uranium and vanadium pricing; interaction with the client, public entities and land management agencies.

Calculation of ore reserves, and production royalties owed.

Preparation of technical reports and professional papers.

Review of industry periodicals and other pertinent information to keep abreast of the mineral resource and extraction industries.


Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering, or related field, MS preferred. Government contract experience preferred but not required. Project Management Professional accreditation preferred but not required.

Eight-plus years of experience as a mining engineer with progressively more responsibilities. MSHA experience is preferable.

Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearances requirements, US citizenship is required.

Navarro is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled


  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)

  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)

  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)

  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)

  • Short Term & Long Term Disability