Mine Supervisor

1 week ago
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Mine Operations - Open Pit
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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 of Nunavut on Baffin Island; one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations.


We are a unique company with a strong management who have amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects through all phases of Inuit consultation, permitting, construction and 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.


We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.



Mine Supervisor


Currently Baffinland Iron Mines is looking for a Mine Supervisor to join their team on the Mary River Project. We are seeking a dynamic individual who will be responsible for the safe and efficient operations of Mine Operations.  It will include following the mine plan, training operators, and coordination with the Safety Dept.                                                                                        


This position is located at site with a 2 week Fly-In, Fly-Out rotation.       

Main Accountabilities

  • Daily management of operations within the open pit mine.
  • Meet objectives and comply with; safety plans, incident reporting process, policy/procedure reviews, etc.
  • Using practical judgment within the limits set by the Manager, to manage social problems as they occur.
  • Mentor and provide performance feedback to team members.   Coach and counsel employees on the standards of behavior, and take corrective actions as required including discipline.
  • Provide input and work collaboratively with peers and other departments to achieve capital, production and/or maintenance projects/schedules.
  • To provide leadership for the operations crew.
  • To assess operators and to evaluate their training requirements.
  • Required to report on production targets and daily performance.
  • Fills in for the Mine Superintendent as required.
  • Environmental/Physical Demands: 

                      Work in extreme low temperatures down to minus 40 Celsius.
                      Physically able to use all standard hand tools and lifting up to 25 kg.
                     Operation of equipment for 12 hour long daily shifts for a two week period.


Main Qualifications

  • Technical Diploma or degree in Mining, Civil, Geology
  • Professional Shift Boss or Supervisor Ticket in Nunavut (or with the capability to register).
  • 8 years of open pit mining experience with at least 2 years in a supervisory role.
  • Arctic experience would be beneficial
  • Experience working with aboriginal people and communities would be an asset.
  • Experience working in remote mining camps. 


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