• Road Maintenance Supervisor

    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/23/2018 4:07 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2017
    Job Category
    Road Maintenance
    Job Type
    Permanent
    Rotation
    Yes
  • 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 on Baffin Island, Nunavut, it’s one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations and we are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.

    We are a unique company with a strong management team. Our leadership team has amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects from community consultation and permitting, through to 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.


    Baffinland is currently seeking an experienced Road Maintenance Supervisor to work on Mary River Mine Site on a rotation schedule for 2/2. 

    Main Accountabilities

    • Oversee all maintenance aspects of 100 km of haulage road year round
    • Consistently and equitably apply BIM policies, procedures, teach, support and verify safe and efficient work practices by visible, felt and engaging leadership
    • Apply geotechnical expertise to provide recommendations and direction on road construction, maintenance and provide support for analysis and design and implement continuous improvement measurements
    • Monitor and perform regular geotechnical inspections of the tote road
    • Verify that appropriate Job Hazard Analysis and other risk control tools are used for every job
    • Report on incidents and investigate according to policy
    • Develop and execute daily crew schedules and track progress of construction activities
    • Monitor the performance of those doing the work, and take action to improve the capability of the team to meet future needs through the development or selection of personnel
    • Work with technical and operations personnel to construct and maintain road to design. Communicate any deviations to management and coordinate corrective actions; ensure that geotechnical factors, designs and requirements are factored into the short, medium and long-term road maintenance plans.
    • 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.
    • Coordinate equipment repairs, services and PM’s as required by schedule and planning

    Main Qualifications

    • Strong proven leadership
    • Arctic experience in earthworks construction, road and bridge construction or bulk transport experience mandatory.
    • Minimum 5 years supervisory experience leading crews of heavy equipment operators
    • Experience working with aboriginal people and communities would be an asset.
    • Experience working in remote mining camps. 
    • Supervisor’s ticket level II; Standard First Aid 

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