In 2015, he became the head of the mine-building enterprise Corum Minespecialbuild. He has been working in the company since January 2011, having come to the position of the head of the design work support department.
Since March 2012, he headed the Mine Transport Department, and in October 2012 was appointed Deputy Director of the Infrastructure Projects Division.
Under the leadership of Alexey Zhitnik, a project was implemented to replace the ЦШ5х4 hoisting machine at the Geroiv Kosmosu Mine, the project for the construction of a turnkey fan installation at the ZZRK and the project for the construction and reinforcement of mine shafts in Vietnam. Today the enterprise Corum Minespecialbuild carries out work on the construction of 2 vertical shafts and provides services for linear sinking at mining enterprises.
Alexey Zhitnik holds a master’s degree in mining. He began his career at the Donetskgormash plant, where he rose from a design engineer to a deputy chief designer.