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GENERAL FOREMAN: Mine Maintenance

Reference No. 2019-1476

Date Posted 3/13/2019

LocationMount Milligan, BC, Canada

Position Type Fulltime


Position Overview:

This position will be responsible for all aspects of Mine Maintenance, including directing and overseeing the Maintenance Shift Supervisors, safety, administration, planning and equipment maintenance.  The role will focus on organizing the readiness of the Mine Maintenance teams including training, team development, rosters and schedules and the development of Site Maintenance policies and procedures.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day Mine Maintenance operations on Site, including the daily coordination of crew activities. 
  • Set priorities, and execute the safe and efficient deployment of personnel and equipment in all Maintenance activities.
  • Review performance data, and develop and implement changes necessary to enhance safety, improve productivity, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Make recommendations in relation to measuring and improving production methods, employee and equipment performance/efficiency, working conditions, and the quality of the work produced.
  • Communicate planned Maintenance activities with the Mine Operations department to ensure the long-term viability of the fleet.
  • Maintain compliance with Corporate, governmental, and Site environment, human resources and safety policies, procedures, and regulations.  Create awareness of unsafe and/or environmentally harmful behaviour.
  • Develop and manage safety-based and performance based staff.  Ensure that direct reports understand their work and their roles.
  • Look for opportunities to improve employee safety and awareness.  Review and communicate risk management situations. Lead by example.
  • Ensure that safety incidents are thoroughly investigated, notification procedures and protocols are followed, and recommendations implemented.  Take corrective action where necessary to address non-compliance.
  • Identify, encourage, and manage training requirements/opportunities for the employees and direct reports.  Work closely with the Training, Safety, Human Resources and Environmental departments to ensure that training requirements are met.
  • Provide effective feedback to direct reports on performance and expectations on a consistent and on-going basis.
  • Conduct probationary and scheduled staff evaluation reviews in a fair and honest manner, outlining areas for improvement and strengths.
  • Resolve and/or assist direct reports in resolving disputes, mitigating concerns, and other employee issues in a timely manner; or escalate issues to senior levels.   
  • Provide direction for employees to grow and develop while motivating them to reach their maximum potential.  Encourage employees to be fully engaged and understand how to contribute to the overall success of the Mine.   
  • Assist the Mine Maintenance Superintendent in the supervision/oversight of the open pit mine, and act as Superintendent in their absence.

Qualifications:    

  • Possess an interprovincial trade qualification.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Supervisor in mine maintenance or a related industry.
  • Experience with the mobile fleet consisting mostly of CAT equipment (7495HC shovels, 793F haul trucks, drills, dozers, loaders, and support equipment).
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety.
  • Strong communication (verbal, written, listening) and leadership skills.
  • Computer aptitude with working knowledge of MS Office. Experience with a CMMS an asset.
  • Experience working in a culturally-diverse camp environment an asset.
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