Superintendent, Mine Operations

Mount Milligan, BC, Canada
Jan 13, 2021
Feb 12, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Position Title:

Superintendent, Mine Operations

Date Posted:

November 16, 2020


Mount Milligan

Reports To:

Manager, Mine Operations


7x7 or 14/14


Reporting to the Manager, Mine Operations, you will be responsible to plan, direct and coordinate either personally or through subordinate supervisors, the activities of employees engaged in the mining of ore to ensure safe, environmentally sound and efficient mining operations as well as monitoring costs, productivity, safety, environmental compliance, and employee morale.

  • Supervises, directs, and coordinates personnel activities concerned with mine production including but not be limited to knowledge of mining technology, methods, procedures, standards and machine and equipment capabilities. Interacts with mine management to establish production and quality standards
  • Plans and directs mining activities and priorities in keeping with effective mining operations and cost factors. Coordinates production activities along with procurement, maintenance, production planning, safety, and quality control activities to obtain optimal use of employee and equipment resources
  • Reviews and analyzes production to determine causes on non-conformity with production specifications and operating or production problems. Through collaboration and effective communication with all appropriate parties, develops and implements methods and procedures to eliminate operational problems and improve efficiency and ore quality. Communicates and coordinates with engineering to modify machines and equipment to improve productivity
  • Revises production schedule, as necessary. Effectively communicates any changes in schedules, production or procedures to all shifts and employees
  • Directly supports the Mine Manager in all aspects of daily mine operations. Assumes duties and responsibilities of the Mine Manager during his absence
  • Manages performance and development of direct reports. Ensures compliance with Company personnel policies and procedures. Provides specific training and development opportunities for supervisory and hourly employees. Counsels and coaches' subordinates concerning employee relations, safety, environmental, productivity and cost issue
  • Monitors employee morale, overtime, and attendance. Participates in employee meetings to resolve personnel issues. Recommends disciplinary action as warranted Ensures compliance with provisions of Federal, Provincial and Company safety rules, regulation, and policies
  • Assists in the development and preparation of capital and operating budgets and reviews expenditures to prevent excess costs or inaccurate charges. Interfaces with vendors and suppliers to ensure the efficient use of supplies and tools
  • Studies and reviews data, charts, reports and records and confers with engineering, maintenance, and production personnel to plan and direct activities impacting departmental productivity. Provides input for short- and long-range operations planning and development
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree in Mining Engineering or other closely related field - preferred but not required
  • Seven to ten years related operations experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Previous experience supervising other exempt employees is desirable.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, organizational and conflict resolution skills
  • Must be team oriented and possess the ability to develop and foster a team environment
  • Thorough working knowledge of efficient mining techniques and procedures that conform to applicable Company, Provincial and Federal safety regulations
  • Knowledgeable in related computer applications and proficient in their use
  • Strong organizational and time management skills /ability to continually prioritize workload and respond to top priorities with a sense of urgency
  • Detail-oriented with both the ambition and willingness to dive into the details necessary to accomplish responsibilities and solve problems
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with all levels of internal and external stakeholders


Send Resume & Cover Letter To:

Krissy Hughes, HR Advisor


Deadline for Applications:

November 30th, 2020

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