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

Find out what you typically need to work as a supervisor, yard - mining and quarrying near Edmonton (AB). These requirements are applicable to all Supervisors, mining and quarrying (NOC 8221).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • Completion of a college or university program in mining technology or engineering may be required for some positions in this group.
  • Several years of experience in the occupations supervised are usually required.
  • Provincial certification as an underground mine supervisor, shift boss, or coal mining supervisor may be required.

Professional certification and licensing

You might need to get a professional licence from a regulatory authority before you can start working. Licensing can be compulsory or voluntary, depending on the occupation.

  • If the licence is compulsory, you must be certified before you can practise the occupation and use the professional designation.
  • If the licence is voluntary, you don’t need to be certified to practise this occupation.
Find out if your occupation is regulated and contact the regulatory authority to learn about the certification process.

Table listing provincial regulation requirements
Location Job title Regulation Regulatory body
Canada
Alberta Underground Coal Mine Electrical Manager Regulated (compulsory) Alberta Labour, Occupational Health and Safety, Government of Alberta
Underground Coal Mine Electrical Superintendent Regulated (compulsory) Alberta Labour, Occupational Health and Safety, Government of Alberta
Underground Coal Mine Foreman Regulated (compulsory) Alberta Labour, Occupational Health and Safety, Government of Alberta
Well Testing Services Supervisor Regulated (voluntary) Apprenticeship and Industry Training Office, Government of Alberta

Do you want to work in another province or territory?

If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.

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