Meet Our Global Team

Casey Schmitt

Senior Engineer

BSc Engineering (Mech) (Honors), 2007 Montana Tech

Casey joined the team in 2009 and is a senior engineer in our Denver office.

He has managed and conducted various engineering stages of tailings dewatering, backfill plant and distribution, and slurry transport system designs. He has also led and assisted with numerous system start-ups, reviews, audits, and optimisation studies, as well as tailings and paste test work campaigns. His primary interests are project management, commissioning, and system operability.

Before joining Paterson & Cooke, Casey spent 2½ years as a manufacturing engineer, and then maintenance supervisor at a bentonite mine and milling operation in Wyoming.

Expertise: Mine Backfill

Notable Papers

J Hamelehle, C Schmitt, J Keat, “Design and Commissioning of Coal Fly Ash Filter Plant”, Paste 2023.