Supervisors in mining and quarrying - Emploi d'avenir
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Supervisors in mining and quarrying

Mining is an action-packed industry. Manage and coordinate the activities of mining workers, blasters, drillers and heavy equipment operators who extract a variety of natural resources.

 
Average salary36$ / hour
 

Description

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate activities of workers engaged in underground and surface mining operations and quarries. They are employed by coal, metal and non-metallic mineral mines and quarries.

Main tasks

  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who extract coal, minerals and ore; operate underground conveyances; and perform other services in support of underground mining, or of heavy equipment operators, drillers, blasters and other workers in surface mining and quarrying
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and confer with managerial and technical personnel, other departments and contractors to resolve problems and co-ordinate activities
  • Oversee the safety of the mining or quarrying operations
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity
  • Requisition materials and supplies
  • Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • Prepare production and other reports.

Training

DIPLOMA OF COLLEGE STUDIES (DCS)

Technologie minérale

More information

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This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

  • Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
  • Côte-Nord et Nord-du-Québec

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