Mine Supervisor

Location: Hephzibah GA Posted Date: May 16, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 292348-836 Careermine Job Id: 1774147
Covia is a leading supplier of minerals and material solutions to the industrial and energy markets. The formation of Covia in 2018 is the most recent of many significant milestones in our shared history. Built from the merging of Fairmount Santrol and Unimin Corporation, Covia's rich legacy includes many achievements across industries and capital success through partnership. Our ability to deliver the right product, to the right place, at the right time, is unmatched. Just as strong is our commitment to building partnerships that help our customers succeed.

Quality and innovation are at the foundation of Covia; but our real strength is our people. Covia employs a diverse and highly-skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers. Every member of our team has a valuable opportunity to help shape our future and make a positive impact on the world around us through our commitment to the locations where we live and work.

Covia is looking for a dynamic Mine Supervisor who will have a positive impact on the Operations team at its Hephzibah, GA location.

The successful incumbent will have the following Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure all activities follow corporate, state, or federal safety, health, and environmental guidelines and laws.
  • Stockpile and Plant Feed Management.
  • Stripping and Reclamation.
    • Work with Mine Planning to establish stripping areas in accordance to the Mine Plan.
    • Direct work of a surveyor to establish stripping areas
    • Direct work of stripping contractor.
    • Using the philosophy and techniques of continuous improvement, initiate various programs to improve quality, eliminate waste, decrease costs, and improve productivity's and other efficiencies.
    • Serve as a member of Hephzibah's Steering Team including responsibilities of manual reviews.
    • Organize/direct activities to maintain the plant site (drainage, roadways, etc.)
    • Serve as back-up to Production Supervisors when needed (shift work).
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Working with the QC Supervisor and Laboratory Technicians, manage stockpile quality to ensure crude supply is adequate for generation of blends to dry and slurry plants.
    • Supervise hourly employees to ensure adequate supply of sliced clay is maintained for dry processes and crude piles are maintained in a manner to protect the material from wet weather as well as possible.
    • Organize and direct work of the Mining Contractor to maintain acceptable quality and quantity crude supply to the Plants.
    • Control extra charges incurred during stripping, such as ripping or overhaul.
    • Determine if blasting is needed and ensure all safety procedures are followed, including contacting neighbors, etc.
    • Develop and maintain a reclamation plan and direct reclamation.
    • Coordinate the outside surveyor to complete post-stripping settlement surveys. Calculate and report settlement results to the stripping contractor.
    • Ensure rate of stripping is adequate to maintain available crude targets.
    • Control activities of on-site sand contractors at the mine site.
  • Administration
    • Maintain all applicable spreadsheets, weekly reporting, etc. pertaining to mining operations.
    • Work in IFS as needed to support mining operations.
    • Write reports, create charts, analyze data.
    • Develop present presentations pertaining to mining and safety.
    • Write weekly mining summaries and annual mining section of the Plant's Process Assessment.
  • Miscellaneous

The successful incumbent will have the following Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or technical degree preferred, or equivalent years of experience in mining or mineral processing field plus high school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Previous supervisory/management experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with MS Office is required.

  • Excellent Healthcare Benefits - medical, vision, dental
  • 401K with company matching and fixed annual contributions
  • Vacation + Paid Holidays
  • Education Assistance
  • Disability, Life / AD&D, and Long Term Care Insurances
  • Employee Assistance Program

At Covia, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as we firmly believe this lays the foundation of our success. Our compelling culture supports inclusion, individuality and respect within the workplace. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or military service or reserve or veteran status.

The organization offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits.

An Equal Opportunity Employer