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Area Manager (2017-2619)

n RedPathn  Anywhere 29 Aug 2017

Job Description

Is challenge part of your life? Are you passionate about the mining industry and do you want to play a leading role in the development of significant underground mining projects in the region, domestically and possibly overseas? Redpath Canada Limited, an international mining contractor, is looking for a seasoned project manager.

Position:  Area Manager

Location:  Rouyn-Noranda, QC and North Bay, ON

Work Hours:  7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Job Description

The Area Manager is responsible for Redpath’s contracting activities within the incumbent’s designated business unit(s).  This position manages all aspects of the business unit with regards to: accountability for Health and Safety, contract performance and management development.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directs inception and set-up of site specific safety programs with support from the Health & Safety department
  • Establishes personal safety standards at each project through regular meetings and site visits

  • Reviews regulatory inspection reports and responses

  • Participates in tender process to acquire new business

  • Accountable for successful start-up of new projects by organizing kick-off meetings, establishing HSE standards and KPIs, partnering with HR and procurement to ensure adequate resources are in place

  • Accountable for the performance of the projects – monitor, drive and improve performance

  • Responsible for identification and development of future supervisors/managers

  • Advocate for innovation and improvement in mine processes

  • Ensures policies and procedures are implemented

  • Plays key role in contract and client relationships, is the “face” of Redpath in the area

  • Accountable for marketing and business development in the business area


Education and Experience:

  • Post-secondary education with extensive experience and training

  • 10 years of related experience and responsibility in a similar environment or a combination of education and progressive related experience/responsibility with at least 3 years in a Project Superintendent role.


Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Project Management and Controls knowledge

  • Possess strong mining skills and contracting experience

  • Capable of financial analysis

  • Able to develop subordinates

  • Requires exceptional interpersonal skills to interact with clients, peers and subordinates

  • Possess sound regulatory knowledge of areas operating in

  • Bi- or multilingualism an asset.


The ideal candidate will be offered a very competitive salary with employee, benefits and pension plan, profit sharing, a company vehicle, relocation assistance as required, and the necessary support to succeed.

Redpath Canada Limited is committed to an environment that is barrier free. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance so that we can arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation.


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