Training Superintendent

4 weeks ago
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Human Resources
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Mission for this Position

At Baffinland, we are part of a unique professional and social alliance. Our workforce brings together the modern intelligence of safe, sustainable global mining and the enduring values and environmental know-how of a deep-rooted culture.  We work and live beyond the Arctic Circle mining iron ore in one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations. We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with a great company.


We are currently looking for our next great employee. Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Training Superintendent  will lead the evelopment, implementation and maintenance of effective training plans and programs to meet all n-site and off-site training requirements The incumbent wilt also be responsible for organizing, planning, directing and implementing training activities and provid ing expertise in the area of training ystems and process development


This position is based at the Mary River mine site in Nunavut, a fly-in fly-out operation . This position is on a two week on, two week off rotation.

Main Accountabilities

 He/ She will provide continuous leadership and guidance to training team in the performance of their jobs in the areas of safety, environment. job specific requirements, and employee personal development. The Training Superintendent provides expertise in the area of training systems and processes, and have the ability to see the bigger picture of the Mine and Port site Operation.


  • Provide oversight for training programs, career development and planning process, Prior Learning
  • Community Based Training programs, and any other programs as required to meet our IBA Training Commitments;
  • Identify training needs and requirements and ensure those needs are met by working with the training staff to coordinate and deliver the training programs;
  • Develop an annual training calendar based on the needs of the business;
  • Actively drive training responsibility through line management and employees while monitoring, auditing, providing expertise and advice;
  • Provide leadership and guidance to training team and provide effective formal and informal feedback;
  • Maintain strong relationships with external training institutions to ensure delivery of relevant and timely training programs (ie. apprenticeship training, mining operation training, personal development training and literacy and skills development training programs) ;
  • Provide regular reports to BIM and other relevant agencies (eq., IIBA Partners);
  • Responsible for the strategic planning of the learning and development programs, including the ramp up and expansion of the mine production;
  • Responsible for coordination and monitoring of development of site apprentices.

Main Qualifications

  • A thorough understanding of open pit mine operations
  • Supervisory ,open pit mining and or training experience on the following: Haulage Truck, Tractor Trailer,
  • Production Loader, Electric Drill, Heavy Duty Dozer, Grader, Electric/hydraulic Shovels, Backhoe (excavator), Moblle Crushing Plant, Is considered an asset
  • Competency with the Microsoft Office® package.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication skills with a supportive, positive approach to training
  • Proven ability to present in an organized and effective manner, being able to adjust his/her  communication  style as needed
  • Cultural awareness, respectful towards others and an understanding  of  different learning styles and principles   as it relates to adult learning
  • Certification in instructional design techniques is a strong asset
  • Adaptable, willing to learn, self-motivated and fair




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