• Mobile Maintenance Supervisor

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    CA-NU-Mary River
  • 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 looking for a Mobile Maintenance Supervisor for our Operation.


    This will be a rotation based role with a schedule of 2/2.

    Main Accountabilities

    • Perform safety interactions and review field level risk assessments with all employees before task commencement. Lead Job Hazard Analysis when required to ensure risks are identified and
    • Carry out daily safety tool box talks, periodic safety meetings, routine and statutory safety inspections, root cause analysis and planned task observations as
    • Participate in the development, implementation and adherence to safe work procedures/instructions and promote safety, health and environmental awareness and compliance. Perform QA/QC assessments to identify gaps and implement control measures for correction of all deviations to procedures and standards and ensure/verify sustainability of
    • Monitor and ensure all employee’s competency for assigned tasks, ensuring they are following the appropriate procedures/instructions/manuals, and are performed without incident, in an environmentally responsible
    • Investigate task non-conformances/compliances thoroughly and administer corrective actions up to and including disciplinary action when required, in conjunction with
    • Report, track and approve employee and contractor hours and maintain records hours worked under the Supervisor’s
    • Use SAP software system effectively to properly document work performed, order parts, check inventory and monitor equipment
    • Monitor all Maintenance equipment and infrastructure condition and ensure preventative maintenance is performed Advise and act on areas requiring improvement, repair, or correction while ensuring compliance to all applicable standards.
    • Ensure compliance to planned mobile equipment preventive maintenance Manage equipment backlog and track all work performed by employees and contractors under your direction to properly document task completion.
    • Perform pre PM/intervention inspections of equipment being repaired and perform prerelease inspections on equipment with completed interventions to ensure safe and reliable operating condition.
    • Ensure all safety and fire prevention systems on all equipment are operating correctly at all times and are operating as designed.
    • Communicate with the maintenance planners on task progression, parts requirements, task duration, input schedule information and provide accurate equipment task information.
    • Assist in preparing scopes and monitoring performance to Ensure plan deviations or deficiencies are communicated to the planners including specifics pertaining to the causes. Advise and implement corrective measures to achieve desired plan results.
    • Ensure urgent breakdown repairs are attended to adequately in the shop or field, in a timely manner by employees or contractors under supervisor direction. Verify required parts and place orders and communicate breakdowns to the
    • Actively promote and cooperate between maintenance, contractors and all other departments in the operation.
    • Identify opportunities for the continuous improvement of maintenance processes and Action improvements directly under Supervisor control.
    • Complete reports and perform record keeping as required, ensuring accuracy of reported
    • Communicate effectively internally within the department as well as with all other sections and contractors.
    • Monitor and report on equipment KPIs, perform quality control inspections on assigned tasks, implement continuous improvement of work being performed and make to reduce
    • Supervisors work shift work to cover continuous operations.
    • Shifts can be Days/Afternoons or Nights. Supervisor must ensure effective communication with all other supervisors, especially during shift and rotational changes.

    Main Qualifications

    • 10 or more years of mobile maintenance experience with a minimum of 3 or more years performing a Mobile Maintenance Supervisory role in an open pit mining
    • Post- Secondary education (College or University) along with a minimum of an interprovincial Red Seal Certification of Competency in a relevant field for equipment
    • Previous experience working in a remote Arctic operation with camp accommodations.
    • SAP maintenance systems expertise and
    • Previous experience working with employees of all competency levels including developing individuals with minimal experience at apprenticeship levels performing maintenance in a mining environment in a remote camp
    • Experience mentoring, providing solid direction and safety leadership to all employees and contractors under their direction in harsh arctic field environments and in the
    • Welding and fabrication experience required with an emphasis on equipment, structural and ground engaging tool maintenance best practices and procedure development and
    • Valid Nunavut WSCC Supervisor and First Aid Certificates
    • Extensive experience performing and supervising maintenance being performed on the following equipment:
    • Atlas Copco PV271 & D65 drills
    • Cat 6030 face shovel
    • Cat MD6290 drills
    • Cat 793F and 777G trucks
    • Cat 14M/16H/16M Motorgraders
    • Cat D6/D9T/D10T Track Type tractors
    • Cat 390D/320D/345D Excavators
    • Cat 994K/992K/988H/950/930 Wheel loaders
    • Cat 740B Articulated trucks
    • Sandvik DX800 drills
    • Lube trucks, Skidsteers, Telehandlers, Forklifts, Cranes and other ancillary equipment
    • Terex/Grove Cranes of various models
    • Western Star 6900XD Tractors with B-Train trailers, Kenworth Tractor
    • Valid Red Seal Trade Certification in a relevant trade
    • Valid Canadian Driver’s license to operate vehicles in Nunavut




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