Job description Supervisor, Yard - Mining And Quarrying near Edmonton (AB)

Find out what work is like for a supervisor, yard - mining and quarrying in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Supervisors, mining and quarrying (NOC 8221).

Supervisors, mining and quarrying

Description

Supervisors in mining and quarrying supervise and co-ordinate activities of workers engaged in underground and surface mining operations and quarries. They are employed by coal, metal and non-metallic mineral mines and quarries.

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who extract coal, minerals and ore; operate underground conveyances; and perform other services in support of underground mining, or of heavy equipment operators, drillers, blasters and other workers in surface mining and quarrying
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and confer with managerial and technical personnel, other departments and contractors to resolve problems and co-ordinate activities
  • Oversee the safety of the mining or quarrying operations
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity
  • Requisition materials and supplies
  • Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • Prepare production and other reports.

Job titles

  • mine captain
  • foreman/woman, underground mine
  • mine foreman/woman
  • supervisor, mine
  • supervisor, quarry
  • supervisor, surface mine
  • fill foreman/woman - underground mining
  • track boss - underground mining
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