Scientific and technical training in order to work professionally as a Technical Mining Engineer, with knowledge of the functions of consultancy, analysis, design, calculation, planning, construction, maintenance, conservation and exploitation.
Understanding of the many technical and legal considerations that arise during development within the field of mining engineering, according to section 5 of Order CIN7306/2009, which have to do with geological-mineral prospecting and research, mine exploitation of all types of geological resources, including groundwaters, underground works, underground stores, treatment and smelting plants, energy plants, mineral and iron and steel plants, construction materials plants, carbon-chemical, petro-chemical and gas plants, waste and effluent treatment plants, and explosives manufacturing plants. In addition, the capacity to employ proven methods and accredited technologies in order to attain improved efficiency while respecting the Environment and protecting the health and safety of workers and users.
Capacity to design, write and plan partial or specific projects for the units described in the previous section, such as mechanical and electrical installations, together with their maintenance, energy transport networks, transport and storage facilities for solid, liquid and gaseous materials, dumping sites, pools or dams, supports and foundations, demolition, restoration, blasting and explosives logistics.
Capacity to design, plan, operate, inspect, sign and manage projects, plants or installations within the field.
Capacity to carry out land planning studies and environmental studies related to the projects, plants and installations within the field.
Capacity to maintain, conserve and exploit the projects, plants and installations within the field.
Knowledge required to undertake, within the scope of mining engineering knowledge as established in section 5 of Order CIN/306/2009, measurements, layouts, plans and maps, calculations, valuations, risk analyses, expert inspections, studies and reports, work plans, environmental and social impact studies, restorations plans, quality control systems, prevention systems, evaluation analyses of the properties of metal, ceramic, refractory, synthetic and other materials, soil and solid rock characterization and other similar tasks.
Knowledge, understanding and capacity to apply the legislation needed when working professionally as a Technical Mining Engineer.
Capacity to interrelate all the acquired knowledge and interpret it as components in a body of knowledge with a clear structure and strong internal coherence.
Propose and develop practical solutions, which develop suitable strategies based on theoretical knowledge, for problem phenomena and situations that arise as everyday realities in engineering.
Know what sources are available for ongoing and continual updating of all the information required to undertake their work, with access to all the current and future tools for seeking information and adapting it in the light of technological and social changes.
Know and handle legislation applicable to the sector, know the social and business environment and know how to work together with the Administration and use acquired knowledge to draw up engineering projects and develop any of the aspects of professional work required.
Conceive engineering within a framework of sustainable development with an awareness of environmental issues.