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Mine Operations Supervisor

Date: Jun 19, 2019

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)
JOB NUMBER: 22561

Why you should join us:

Are you mining expert looking to expand on your heavy equipment operating knowledge and leadership skills? In this role, you will be responsible for achieving our safety and production targets in accordance with prescribed daily plans, policies and procedures.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Supervise performance, manage and provide mentorship to a multi-skilled workforce of up to 20 people within the context of the collective agreement
  • Ensure compliance with all work place rules, procedures and occupational health and safety (OH&S) codes
  • Perform daily safety, productivity and competency audits
  • Follow daily work priorities set by mine planning and management to execute the weekly plan to meet the required dig locations for the shovel fleet and sustain improvement initiatives
  • Monitor assigned work areas such as shovel pits, haul roads and placement areas to ensure resources are properly allocated to meet our goals
  • Supervise the work performed by heavy equipment operators within your area of accountability required for bulk excavations, dyke construction, soil salvage and heavy hauler road building
  • Work closely with shift trainers to ensure skill sets and training requirements are being met
  • Craft, and verify the proper completion of, work assignments and investigate incidents and near misses with a view toward positive action through mentoring, training or equipment setup
  • Support mine operations technical support groups (mine planning, survey, geotechnical, geology) as needed

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • 5 years of heavy equipment operating experience, combined with at least 2 of those years in a leadership role (superintendent/supervisory)
  • Mining engineers with practical field experience as a front line leader will also be considered
  • Alberta Mine Safety Association (AMSA) certification is required upon hire
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Computer proficiency, specifically in Microsoft Office and SAP
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing
  • Strong collaboration skills that enables you to build strong, positive relationships with diverse groups
  • The ability to anticipate potential problems and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions, as well as having a strong sense of accountability

Preference for:

  • Experience as a supervisor in a unionized environment

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:

  • You will work out of our Base Plant Mine in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • The shift schedule is a six days on/six days off rotation (three days on, three nights on, six days off; 12-hour shifts)
  • If you reside outside of Fort McMurray, relocation of your primary residence to within 60 km of Fort McMurray is mandatory. Relocation support will be provided; we offer highly competitive housing assistance to eligible individuals
  • This position is safety sensitive

Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

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