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North Mine – Shift Boss (2020-4742)

Job Description


North Mine


Sudbury, Ontario


5/4 and 4/5

Shift Length:

10.5 hrs/day and 10/night


Redpath Canada Limited offers comprehensive benefits



Job Summary:


Under the supervision of the Superintendent, the primary role of the Shift Boss is to coordinate the daily activities of the mine development according to plan and is completed to standards.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Carry out all directives of management. Read and sign all logbooks daily
  • Ensure all employees have the knowledge to work safely and efficiently by giving all employees job-specific instructions on a daily basis and monitor progress
  • Ensure that all employees are properly trained to operate the equipment they will be using. If not, he will train them or arrange for training
  • Assist in work scheduling and planning. Be aware of any changes in conditions in the workplace
  • Ensure all equipment is in good repair, have broken equipment scheduled for repair and make equipment available to mechanics when it is scheduled for preventative maintenance
  • Fill out all progress reports or accident/incident reports that happen during his/her shift
  • Ensure employee safety through compliance with all safety and mine regulations, as well as company policy and regulations.
  • Conduct daily pre-shift meetings to ensure employees are informed of safety and production concerns
  • Communicate routinely and effectively with the Mine Manager and other supervisory personnel as required
  • The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive


Required Skills and Qualifications:


  • Ontario Hard Rock Underground Common Core – Full Basic (or other provincial equivalents) (required)
  • Ontario Basic Underground Hard Rock Front Line Supervisor (or other provincial equivalents) (preferred)
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (required)
  • Post-Secondary education in a mining-related discipline or equivalent experience (preferred)
  • Minimum of 10 years underground hard rock mining experience with 5 years at the Supervisory level
  • Must understand the responsibilities of leadership
  • Advanced understanding of mine regulations pertaining to the task
  • Ability to conduct a risk assessment of a specific task
  • Familiar with Occupational Health & Safety and Mines Regulations
  • Ability to lead through example
  • Requires strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills
  • Requires basic computer skills
  • Working knowledge of all production equipment
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively
  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently


Health and Safety:


  • Have the authority and responsibility to maintain a safe and efficient working environment
  • Follow Company and Client health and safety standards and report all unsafe acts or conditions to supervisor
  • Responsible for the use and maintenance of all safety equipment, i.e. PPE, lanyards, warning signs and labelling, according to company rules and applicable legislation.
  • Ensure permits are in place and lockout tag out procedures are followed
  • Responsible to ensure proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment.
  • Ensure that workers are qualified and capable to safely performing the assigned work
  • Work in accordance with local legislation


Pre-employment requirement

  • Drug test



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