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Temporary Open Pit Supervisor

Date:  Aug 11, 2022
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

 

The Temporary Open Pit supervisor will plan and organize a 27 plus person crew to achieve safe production budgeted targets. They are responsible to supervise Shovel Operators, Drillers, Equipment Operators, Truck Drivers, Labourer’s and contractors. They report to the Open Pit General Foreperson. 

Purpose

 

The purpose of the role is to plan and organize a 27 plus person crew to achieve safe production budgeted targets. They will promote open pit safety, mining, and other initiatives to the front-line workers while working alongside with support departments (i.e.: CSR, dispatch, engineering, geology, survey, maintenance)

Essential Duties

 

  • Zero Harm focus for all employees, contractors, and visitors to the site.
  • Prepare the Surface Safety Card daily and utilize Fatality Risk Management.
  • Use of Fatality Risk Management daily.
  • Conduct daily Pre-Starts and monthly safety meetings reviewing incidents, procedures, monthly topics, and address concerns.
  • Promote and follow IRS and Safety programs.
  • High visibility in the workplace with face-to-face interactions with employees reviewing risk assessments as well as any employee concerns.
  • Address and follow up on issues arising from inspections, audits, and employee concerns.
  • Daily toolbox meetings that may include review of new procedures, recent incidents, or hazard alerts.
  • Review log sheets and Safety Cards for safety issues and address concerns.
  • Conduct audits to ensure safe pit conditions, practices, and equipment pre inspections.
  • Ensure pre inspections are completed and proper communication and visibility is maintained in pit areas
  • Enter incidents into Enablon promptly as well as complete and close out assigned action items.
  • Assign and communicate job tasks to employees and ensure they have proper knowledge, tools, and skills to do the job safely.
  • Support mill to ensure maximized production.
  • Follow general foreperson log instructions to meet or exceed plan and complete required projects. 
  • Use and assist support staff where needed.  (i.e. survey, geology, maintenance.)
  • Attend daily planning and Operating Condition meetings when on shift.
  • Achieve production targets, maximize efficiency and utilization of pit equipment and personnel, and maintain constant feed to Primary crusher.
  • Work with dispatcher to maximize production efficiencies and best use of Minestar dispatch system.
  • Work with surface trainers to ensure employees are trained and coached in accordance with operational requirements and to the CBA, to be as effective as possible in their jobs.
  • Attend meetings for maintenance and short-term planning.
  • Ensure employees concerns are addressed in a prompt, respectful and constructive manner.
  • Manage personnel according PGM policies and the CBA, providing them with regular feedback on expectations, achievements, and areas for improvement.
  • Working with dispatcher to monitor/address noise, dust and vibration concerns using BMP protocol adjusting work efforts as required.

Training & Experience

 

  • Grade 12 diploma or sufficient equivalent. 
  • 1 year in spare supervisors’ role.
  • Ability to read engineering plans.
  • Good working knowledge of blasting pattern design, equipment, and procedures.
  • Strong communication skills.

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 5x5x4 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.

 

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  Accordingly, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before you commence employment with the company.  Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law.  

 

As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion and accessibility. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.