Superintendent, Capital Projects

7 days left

SSR Mining
Laonil Lake, CA
Feb 03, 2021
Mar 05, 2021
Work Load
Full Time

Job Description

Seabee Gold Operation is an underground gold mining and milling operation, located approximately 125 KM northeast of La Ronge. The property hosts one operating mine, Santoy with a central milling facility. The Santoy mine is approximately 14 km east of the property. This position is a fly in fly out with pick up points in Saskatoon, Prince Albert and La Ronge. The work schedule is a 4 days in / 3 days out.

The Superintendent, Capital Projects will ensure successful development, execution and management of Seabee Gold Operation capital processes and multi-disciplinary projects at Seabee Gold Operation sites, in a manner that meets business needs and is in accordance with SSR project management principles of Safety, Quality, Scope, Schedule, and Cost.

Reporting to the Manager, Support Operations, this role has responsibility for leading the development of the annual capital budget, overseeing project budgets, schedules and reports as well as for the management and coordination of project staff and sub-contractors to ensure safe, cost effective, efficient and timely completion of projects in order to exceed client expectations.

In addition, the Superintendent, Capital Projects will provide leadership guidance to ongoing projects, including change management, quality assurance, and field engineering support.

Required Skills

  • Define scope of work for all capital projects.
  • Provide leadership for effective project management control in a manner that will deliver capital projects within budget, schedule, and quality.
  • Develop and maintain overall execution plan, schedules and cost management systems, contracts, manage QA/ QC programs and within Continuous Improvement system.
  • Establish, standardize, and review project management procedures and systems.
  • Management of contractors and consultants, in accordance with company policies, ensuring close monitoring of construction activities against project baselines and KPIs, and frequent reporting of progress update.
  • Support development and approval of Approval for Expenditure (AFEs).
  • Review critical issues within a project (i.e. project risks and opportunities) that could impact outcomes (i.e. schedule or budget) and develop action plans to address negative variances and reporting areas of non-compliance to the project stakeholders.
  • Devise strategies focusing on minimizing the impacts of projects on the environment.
  • Undertake the entire lifecycle of Seabee Gold Operation project portfolio, ranging from strategic planning initiatives to tactical activities, including scoping, planning, design, procurement, execution, and reporting
  • Conduct cost-benefit analysis, risk analyses, and return on investment (ROI) calculations to determine project feasibility.
  • Negotiate with business partners and management peers to obtain required skill sets.
  • Conduct stakeholder meetings and forums to solicit feedback, input, and expectations; incorporate these into project plans.
  • Establish, implement, and follow a formal change management program as applicable.
  • Adhere to established methodologies for project management.
  • Produce regular reports on the progress of project portfolio development.
  • Lead coordination of project close out processes including but not limited to commissioning, deficiency remediation, handover to operations and participate in Post Investment Reviews (PIRs).

Other: Complies with all Company standards, policies and procedures pertaining to appropriate conduct for employees; including the Code of Conduct. The Respect in the Workplace Policy, Safety, Health & Environment policies, and any other applicable standard, policies and procedures are implemented and or revised by the Company or by Legislation.

Note: Nothing in this job restriction managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Required Experience

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Mechanical, electrical, mining, geological, chemical or civil engineering or a related subject.
  • A member of APEGS (or similar provincial governing body) with a P. Eng designation is preferred, but other relevant experience and education will be considered.
  • 5-8 years of progressive leadership experience in project engineering, preferably in a mining environment.
  • Project Management Professional certification is preferred.
  • Experience working in an industrial facility, remote operations, shift work, and seasonal access restrictions is preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in project delivery and execution of project management methods.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and practices preferred.
  • Negotiation, diplomatic, and conflict resolution skills are essential.
  • Ability to create and facilitate meetings, feedback sessions, and briefings to create consensus among stakeholders.
  • Able to communicate, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of staff, including technical, professional, and management.
  • Knowledge of financial management, technology management, and internal controls.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Ability to create and edit project documents, materials, and presentations.
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with business units, corporate departments, key managers, and other stakeholders.
  • Flexibility to adjust to shifting priorities and deadlines.

Job Location

Laonil Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada

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