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Shift Supervisor, Mine Surface Operations - CC&V 1 1

Date:  Oct 8, 2021

Cripple Creek, CO, US (United States)

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont (www.newmont.com) is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont's core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.

Your role

Lead, supervise and mento crew personnel to carry out departmental functions safely, efficiently and according to business plan.

What you will do

  • Direct and manage daily crew activity to achieve safe, efficient, and optimal production
  • Effectively interface with other departments and contractors in pursuit of mine site production goals
  • Motivate, coach, and develop employees to achieve mine site production goals
  • Implement and hold accountable crew adherence and support of the HSLP and Environmental program and associated policies and procedures
  • Responsible for the safe and efficient use of mining and associated support equipment, including task training of mining and support equipment operators
  • Process, understand, and pursue the key objectives associated with mine production (production targets and associated cost constraints)
  • Understand and follow engineering mine plans and engage in productive communication with the planning engineers and surveyors
  • Lead and mentor with the Newmont visions and values as the foundation for decision making
  • Ensure all reporting is accurately completed in a timely manner (HSLP, CPI’s, Environmental, daily shift log, HR, and crew documentation)
  • Drive “Safe Work Performance” through clear and concise communication of associated safety procedures, appropriate tool use, and task training
  • Proficiently operate and engage the workforce in the accurate use of the MineStar Mine Management Control System
  • Responsible for developing future proficient equipment operators from within the crew


The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.


Training, Skills & Experience Checklist


Degree in Mine Engineering or related field


Minimum 5 years of mining experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience are necessary.

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Strong presentation, facilitation, and consultation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to identify and analyze organizational needs.
  • Demonstrate strong supervisory, verbal and written communication skills.

Working Conditions and location

  • Must be able to work rotating schedule.

The salary range offered for this role is $75,700-99,300. The salary range is tied to the Colorado market for jobs performed in Colorado. The salary offer to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, training, and/or experience.  The salary offer will not be based on a candidate’s salary history at other jobs, and by law, Newmont will not seek information about salary history, and candidates should not share such information with Newmont.   

This role will be eligible for participation in a discretionary annual bonus program, pursuant to which an employee may be awarded a percentage of their salary based on the company’s performance and their own individual performance. 

Newmont offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package to support physical, mental, financial and emotional wellbeing. This role will be eligible for the following benefits:  Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; health savings accounts; life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; short and long-term disability; 401(k) program with company match; pension; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); adoption assistance; dependent scholarship program; tuition reimbursement; paid holidays and paid time off; paid family leave; matching gifts; and discounts on home, auto and pet insurance.  All bonuses and benefits are subject to the applicable eligibility and program/plan terms and may be modified or terminated at Newmont’s sole discretion.

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs