Power and Distribution Superintendent

Baffinland Iron Mines
Mary River, Nunavut, Canada
Closing date
Jun 13, 2022

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Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
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Mission for this Position

At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River property. Located in the Qikiqtani Region on Baffin Island, Nunavut, it's one of the world's most captivating and seldom seen destinations and we are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.

We are a unique company with a strong management team. Our leadership team has amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects from community consultation and permitting, through to operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else.

Main Accountabilities

Report to department manager and general manager on day to day activities. i.e. manpower management, maintenance and operational requirements.

Seek approval from department on major decisions that have impact to overall department budget.

Clear communication and engage with supervisors and crew on safety, the upcoming activities and changes within the department. Review FLRA and JHA to ensure compliance with Health and Safety. Manage department's overall activities i.e. manpower management, resource management, evaluate and prioritize tasks, asset management and skills developments. Inter-departmental coordination to ensure request are well understood and assign priority to supervisors.
  • Knowledge of low and medium voltage power distribution including transformers, switchgear, and breaker operation, design and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of PLC and DCS controls
  • Design and coordinate maintenance of electrical utilities and associated power distribution equipment
  • Power system and power quality analysis to include bonding and grounding
  • Manage construction projects by in-house associates and trades
  • Ensure compliance with Government, State, and Local regulations and codes
  • Resolves problems using solutions that involve existing or new techniques, technologies, or concepts.
  • Forecasts operating cost of department and assists in budget planning
  • Advises management of new developments which may affect profit, schedule, costs, customer relations, and/or inter-departmental relations.
  • Provides direction and example for interpretation and application of Company policies and procedures to the power distribution activities.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of new technologies which may improve operations, and develops recommendations accordingly.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Company policies and applicable laws.
  • Interviews potential employees and makes recommendations to hire qualified employees
  • Trains and mentor's direct employees, including development plans to challenge and perpetuate growth.
  • Plans, assigns, and directs related work.
  • Monitors progress against production schedules and takes corrective action to ensure timely completion of assignments by engineering personnel.

Main Qualifications

Electrical Engineering or equivalent

Minimum 5 years' experience as an Electrical supervisor / Superintendent

Minimum 10+ years' experience in the electrical trade
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