Mine design engineer/technician for the Kiruna Mine

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About the position

The Kiruna Mine Planning department is now looking for our next Mine designer for our journey towards the mine of the future.

As a part of us, you’ll work in close collaboration with our mine planners, engineers and technicians in an international workplace athmospehere.

As our Mine Designer you primarily create designs for production drilling according to the mining model(geometry), fragmentation etc using Deswik.

IN addition you hold meetings with production drilling teams to decide the placement of drill rigs and have a continous dialoque about possible issues related to drilling.

Part of your responsibility is to report the monthly numbers for drilled meters and deliver the planned drill meters 3 times/year (forecast)  and on annual basis (budget).

You are also a part of other projects related to improvement of the drill and blast technique.

You will be based and work in wondrous Kiruna, situated in Swedish Lapland above the Arctic Circle. The area offers great opportunities for fantastic outdoor activities, such as hunting, fishing, hiking, skiing, ice climbing, etc.

Skills & Competencies

You value and strive towards an open and innovative workplace together with your colleagues. Communication is your forte and you thrive in teams of multinational backrounds aswell as production oriented workgroups.

You have a good knowledge of the mining method( SLC) and understanding of the mining cycle. Good knowledge/experience in the application of CAD systems (preferably Deswik) and Microsoft office is essential.

Understanding of engineering, geology, rock mechanics, blasting technique is heavily meritorious.

You speak and write English fluently. It´s a plus if you speak and write Swedish, but if not, we want you to be eager to learn.

A Driving license is a requirement for this position.

Any form of higher educational level is a merit but not mandatory for this opening as we can apply the role of technician, vocational engineer aswell as all levels of university degree based engineers.

More information about the positions

For more information about the position please contact:

Group Manager Theofanis Apeslidis, theofanis.apeslidis@lkab.com +46703182028


Submit your application no later than 17th of December 2023. Selection takes place continuously. Please note that we do not accept applications by e-mail.

Union representatives


Unionen Norra: Sakari Alanko 0980-725 08

Akademikerföreningen: Peter Johansson 0980-71879

Ledarna Norra: Ingegerd Kyrö 0980-71050

We Offer

Our unique operations require employees with unique knowledge. Regardless of the position, we help and support one another – across departmental and organizational boundaries – throughout the group. It is important to us that you want to contribute to the warm and inclusive culture that is the basis for our success. We are all driven by a strong commitment and want to create value for our customers. We like challenges and welcome new ideas. We build trust by taking responsibility, and with us safety always comes first. Our values are thus Commitment, Innovation and Responsibility. In addition to becoming part of our broad organization with plenty of opportunities for learning and development in your day-to-day work, we offer all employees an attractive range of benefits.

At LKAB, we value and strive for diversity and gender balance within the departments. Apply by clicking the link at the top of the page. Attach a personal cover letter and your CV. Interviews and selections take place on an ongoing basis, so do not wait to submit your application. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

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