Underground Mine Supervisor

CA-ON-Dubreuilville, Island Gold Mine
3 weeks ago(22/11/2017 12:43 PM)
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Operations Management-Gerencia de operaciones-Operasyon Yönetimi
Reporting Manager Role
Mine Captain


Reporting to the Mine Captain, the Mine Supervisor is responsible to provide complex technical support to mine / underground operations. To follow established policies, practices, and procedures when completing work assignments. To provide work direction to mine / underground operations staff. To ensure continued growth of the team. To maximize operational efficiencies and profitability and to be a leader in Health, Safety and Environment.


Position:                  Underground Mine Supervisor


Reports to:              Mine Captain


About Alamos Gold Inc.:        Alamos is a Canadian-based intermediate gold producer with diversified production from four operating mines in North America. This includes the Young-Davidson and Island Gold mines in north and northwestern Ontario, Canada and the Mulatos and El Chanate mines in Sonora State, Mexico. Additionally, the Company has a significant portfolio of exploration through advanced development stage projects in Mexico, Turkey, Canada and the United States. Alamos employs more than 1,700 people and is committed to the highest standards of sustainable development.


Island Gold Mine is located near Dubreuilville in Northwestern Ontario and is an underground gold mine operation. With the company's focus on this flagship operation, there are transformational development plans at Island Gold to position the mine for future growth by unlocking the value of the Resource extension at depth. This is a very exciting time in the mine life of Island Gold and with that we are searching for highly motivated and committed people to join our team!


Key Responsibilities:


 To administer a system, program, or process in underground operations:

  • Responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely processing of all activities related to underground operations
  • Answers queries and handles requests which includes problem solving and judgement
  • Complies with established methodologies and quality standards related to underground operations, while at the same time recommending new or alternate approaches
  • Escalates issues requiring knowledge about the broader business impact of decisions. Works with mentor as needed
  • Prepares reports and completes documentation related to underground operations
  • Assists with special projects related to underground operations
  • May mentor or train less experienced employees on operating standards, procedures, and methods
  • Plans and executes work activities to meet production schedules and mining plans
  • Monitors adherence to plans and initiates corrective actions related to operations, safety, and environmental affairs; responds to emergency situations according to established practices
  • Coordinates the work of crew with service groups and other production units
  • Discusses maintenance priorities with the Maintenance group so priorities can be accomplished
  • Other duties as required


To provide technical support and customer service related to underground operations:

  • Addresses queries and resolves issues for internal customers while ensuring service standards are met
  • Ensures internal customers comply with company policy and procedures, as well as regulations in mine operations
  • Provides training to internal customers as needed
  • Prepares communication materials, and other written materials related to underground operations
  • Ensures implementation of new practices
  • Contributes to generation of standard operating procedures for underground mine / underground operations


To provide work direction to the underground operations team:

  • Directs the activities of the team including defining and delegating work assignments; organizes and conducts daily or weekly safety meetings with mine crew
  • Acts as a communication resource with the team and models the organization’s values
  • Contributes to the development and revision of policies and procedures for the underground operations team
  • Monitors and maintains accurate production records and employee files (i.e., daily production and evaluations, time cards, etc.)



  • College or technical training equivalent to 3 years of study
  • Completion of formal professional certification or designation in appropriate area of expertise
  • More than 10 years of related work experience, including 2 - 5 years as a production equipment operator and lead person
  • Complete knowledge of mining methods and operating practices
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Self-starter who is able to anticipate needs and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail, able to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced, growing work environment.
  • The individual should have demonstrated a high level of energy, self-motivation and strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills together with an ability to facilitate commitment to a cooperative team effort.
  • Good communication skills, both orally and written with both internal and external contacts and the ability to work with all levels of the organization.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs is required.


The incumbent will demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, a strong commitment to working in a safe, socially responsible manner. 


Position is based in operations working on a defined rotation schedule. Willingness and ability to work extra hours and on call when required.


We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Alamos Gold is an equal opportunity employer. As an applicant invited to participate in the recruitment process (such as an interview or testing), should you require accommodation due to a disability, please discuss your needs with us.


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