Underground Development Supervisor - WJ-064

Underground Development Supervisor - WJ-064

01 May
Newmont Goldcorp Canada

01 May

Newmont Goldcorp 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.


This position is responsible to provide direction, assign workloads,

monitor progress and assess performance.


Responsible for the supervision of underground crews which may include development, longhole, construction and material movement services depending on the assigned business unit. This position will coordinate and ensure production targets are met as forecast, within budget and safety parameters.  Actively promote a healthy and safe work environment and ensure that the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Government Acts and Regulations and company policies and procedures are adhered to.

Safety & Sustainability Expectations

- Ensure the underground mine operates according to company, federal, provincial and municipal standards.

- Promote, communicate and follow Fatality Risk Management policies at all time. Inspect work areas, identify risks and hazards and ensure corrective measures are taken.

- Ensure accurate reporting and investigation of accidents and incidents.

- Complete mandatory weekly and monthly job tasks.

- Practice and promote the Internal Responsibility System.

- Ensure that underground employees are receiving training / accreditation on the jobs they are expected to perform or equipment they are expected to operate.

- Promote and adhere to Porcupine’s Environmental and Sustainability policies.

- Ensure all Federal and Provincial legislative requirements are met.

Essential Duties

Safety & Sustainability

- Directly responsible for the health and safety of his/her crews.

- Conduct workplace inspections, identify risks and hazards and take corrective measures.

- Practice and promote the 5-Point Safety System on a daily basis.

- Conduct a Safety Meeting monthly (minimum).

- Conduct Spot Job Observations (weekly).

- Practice and promote the Corporation’s  Safety Programs in conjunction with the IRS.

- Ensure the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Government Acts and Regulations and Company policies and procedures are adhered to.

- Promote good housekeeping practices.


- Frontline supervision of hourly crews underground.

- Coordinate and ensure production targets are met as forecast, within budget and safety parameters.

- Ensure the crews have the training, tools, and equipment in place to perform the work safely and efficiently.

- Assist in forecasting the production and development targets for the workplaces.

- Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures as required by the underground.

- Work with engineering and assist in the planning and design of workplaces.

- Assist in planning and implementation of support projects.

- Complete all time entry and vacation requests and scheduling.

- Ensure to correctly record all relevant information and data

Strategic Planning

- Ensure crews receive training / accreditation in the jobs they are expected to perform or equipment they are expected to operate.

- Provide coaching, hold to account and evaluate hourly employees.

- Conduct job observations and provide employees with feedback on their performance.

- Provide clear expectations of the production levels expected.

- Provide discipline not including suspension

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

Training & Experience

- Minimum secondary school diploma, post secondary education in mining preferred, along with five (5) years’ of production mining experience.

- Accreditation in the Underground Supervisory Common Core.

- Good understanding and working knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and regulations for Mines & Mining Plants, Underground mine rescue techniques, WHIMS and Loss Control Principles.

- Professional Supervisor Certification.

- Facilitator Training.

- Minimum five (5) years production experience in all aspects of underground operations.

- Strong leadership, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.

- Familiarity with training programs, IRS, and Corporation’s Safety Program.

- Proven track record in personal safety and housekeeping practices

- Minimum three (3) years experience in leadership roles

- Work well in a team atmosphere.

- Computer skills to complete time entry, centric, work orders, materials management.

- Demonstrate good problem-solving skills.

- Familiarity with the JH≻ and Safety and Loss Control.

Working Conditions

- This position is located at Hoyle Pond, 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 relocation.

Please enter Job Number 11801  to submit your application (www.goldcorp.com/careers).  As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. All properties owned by Porcupine Operations are Tobacco-Free. This includes but is not limited to all buildings, parking lots, vehicles, the surrounding wooded area, roadways, tailings, rehabilitated sites, etc.

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