Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, the position is responsible for leading and providing technical mentorship to the mining professionals in the Technical Services team (mining engineers, technicians, surveyors, geologists, etc.), development of budget and mine plans for all timeframes and ensure regulatory compliance for all technical and environmental aspects of the mine.
Main Accountabilities
  • Ensuring work procedures are followed and safety standards are adhered to (risk assessment, incident reporting & investigating, policy & procedures review, MOC, etc.)
  • Mentor and provide performance feedback to team members and in particular to senior professionals.
  • Manage social problems as they occur and administer discipline as required.
  • Develop mine design and mine plans for all timeframes (short range, budget, 5-year and long term), including capital plans and capital justifications.
  • Participate to the Continuous Improvement process and implement opportunities to add value and increase the operations’ efficiency.
  • Analyze equipment and processes capabilities and develop production targets.
  • Ensure compliance to the Quality Management System and that ore quality delivered to customers meet product specifications.
  • Delivery of various plans and technical data to support the Mine and the Supply Chain from mine to port.
  • Ensure compliance to the waste rock management plan and other environmental regulations and standards
Main Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in mining engineering or geology required. 
  • Master Degree in mining engineering or geology and/or finance preferred
  • 3-5 years' experience with mine technical staff supervision 
  • 5-7 years' experience with developing mine plans and/or budget
  • At least 10 years of experience in an open pit mine environment and/or the equivalent 
  • P. Eng. license in Nunavut (or the ability to transfer to Nunavut) is essential
  • Advanced knowledge of CAD software and mine scheduling package required
  • Advanced knowledge of mobile equipment capabilities and production systems required
  • Advanced knowledge of Acid Rock Drainage required
  • Intermediate knowledge of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering preferred
  • Experience in mine planning and mine production is essential
  • Strategic thinking and deep understanding of mining production and planning systems is required
  • Experience in data analysis and process optimization is essential
  • Experience in grade control and quality management will be considered an asset
  • Experience with Iron Ore will be considered an asset

IQ PARTNERS is committed to operating an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and we encourage candidates of every race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience to apply for this position. We’d be happy to provide accommodation for any candidate that requires assistance due to a disability or medical need. Please contact us at 416-599-4700 or by email at [email protected] to discuss specific accommodations.

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Technical Services Superintendent

Fly In/Fly Out, Nunavut

Permanent / Full Time

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