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Electrical and Instrumentation General Foreperson

Date:  Jul 20, 2021
Location: 

Timmins, ON, CA (Canada)

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

Dimensions

 

This position will supervise the front line supervisors of the Dome Mill electrical/instrumentation department. They will be reporting to the Manager, Process Operations and Asset Management.

Purpose

 

To manage all aspects of the Dome electrical/instrumentation maintenance department. To ensure that maintenance work is performed in the safest and most cost-effective manner. To motivate and provide training, guidance, mentoring and succession planning.

Essential Duties

 

Safety and Environment

  • Ensure compliance with all site Health and Safety policies and procedures, and the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Promote and ensure compliance to all other regulatory and environmental standards/requirements.
  • Ensure employees are trained, qualified and fit for the work they are performing.
  • Develop and promote safety procedures.
  • Ensure that a high standard of housekeeping is maintained in all areas.
  • Promote and monitor the utilization of Newmont’s Fatality Risk Management, Unsafe Condition programs, and incident reporting and accident investigations. Ensures timely follow-up and implementation of corrective measures.


People

  • Partner with contractors to ensure they have the trained personnel, information and motivation to work safely.
  • Complete performance reviews for all direct reports and ensure performance reviews are completed in a timely and professional manner for indirect reports.
  • Provide leadership and direction for electrical/instrumentation maintenance crews.
  • Participate in the hiring process for both staff and hourly employees within the department to ensure that new hires have the skills, qualifications and competencies required of them to become a contributing member of the team.
  • Provide a strategic role in ensuring that frontline supervisors are adequately trained to meet the requirements of the job.
  • Identify strengths and opportunities for training and development of team.
  • Guide and coach individuals towards reaching personal and company goals. (Career development).


Production and Costs

  • Responsibility for maintenance and management of assets/equipment within the department in such a manner as to ensure production and execution of the annual operating plan.
  • Liaise with mill/crusher and open pit departments to ensure maintenance activities enhance the efficiency and cost effectiveness of operations.
  • Provide input and offers his/her expertise and knowledge to the Mill Management team to help support decisions affecting production, maintenance, operational and safety issues.
  • Works closely with the Mill Management team on enhancement projects and initiatives that will yield benefits. Ensures timely execution of these initiatives.
  • Participates in strategic planning and preparation of annual maintenance and operating budgets.
  • Through workplace inspections, interactions, and improvement programs, develops modifications to mill/crusher equipment, procedures, and policies to improve safety, increase asset life and/or performance and reduce costs. Ensures that modifications will be cost effective.


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

Training & Experience

 

  • A Certified trades person or an Electrical Technician, Technologist, or Engineering background.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in fixed plant electrical/instrumentation operations
  • A minimum of 5 years supervisory experience
  • Technically competent
  • Ability to inspire and develop team members
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead others

Working Conditions

 

  • This position is located at Dome, part of Newmont's Porcupine mine site near Timmins, ON.
  • In this role, you will work a 5x2 schedule.  As such, if you do not live near the site, we will require you to relocate.

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.