Shop Supervisor (Temporary)

Estevan, Saskatchewan, Canada
Oct 06, 2020
Oct 23, 2020
Job Description

Westmoreland Mining Holdings LLC currently has a position available for a temporary, full-time Shop Supervisor at the Estevan Mine. Reporting to the Rolling Stock Superintendent, this position is responsible for supervising the performance of preventative maintenance employees and the repair of rolling stock.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include a wide range of activities including, but not limited to:

  • Ensure all maintenance objectives are achieved in an economical, safe, and environmentally responsible manner;
  • Ensure maintenance activities are carried out within company policy, customer needs, and all legislative requirements;
  • Ensure the maintenance management system is utilized effectively to maintain cost control and minimize disruption to operations;
  • Assign daily job tasks to maintenance employees, as well as contractor personnel, when required;
  • Supervise and coordinate the day-to-day duties of maintenance;
  • Generate maintenance work orders;
  • Attend meetings and training sessions, some of which may be on scheduled days off;
  • Work closely with the maintenance planners and the warehouse personnel for needed repair components;
  • Conduct safety meetings and inspections; and
  • Assume other duties and responsibilities as may be required in response to changing circumstances and the economical and physical environment of the Company.

Job Requirements


  • Be a high school grad or equivalent with Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic background
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years of related experience in the area of maintenance; other combinations of education and experience may be considered
  • Have previous supervisor experience (considered an asset; however, not a requirement)
  • Be required to hold a mining certificate or license
  • Be a highly motivated self-starter, possessing good interpersonal and organizational skills.