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Shaft Supervisor – South Mine, Sudbury, ON (2019-3977)

Job Description




South Miner




14 days in 7 days out

Shift Length:

12 hours day and night shift


Redpath Canada Limited offers comprehensive benefits


Job Summary:

The primary role of the Shift Supervisor is to supervise a mining crew on a day-to-day basis and ensure that the tasks assigned by the Site Superintendent are completed as per instructions. The Shift Supervisor is to direct and coordinate the activities and tasks of the work crew, ensuring that all necessary resources are available and that each member of the crew is working safely.



  • Experience in Shaft with steel installation

  • Minimum 2-3years’ experience as a Team Leader or Supervisor in an underground mine with demonstrated leadership competencies.

  • Minimum 8-10 years’ experience with 5 years at the Supervisory level

  • Completion of the Ontario Supervisor’s Common Core Program


Duties and Responsibilities



  • Carry out all directives of management. Read and sign all log books 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

  • Assist in work scheduling and planning. Be aware of any changes of 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 that all employees are properly trained to operate the equipment they will be using. If not, he will train them or arrange for training

  • 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

  • Record in the shifter’s log book any unsafe conditions or equipment requiring repairs

  • Understand, promote and operate by overall company vision and values, goals, objectives and strategies

  • Communicate routinely and effectively with the Mine Manager and other supervisory personnel as required

  • Must be able to comprehend written and verbal instructions as required to perform his duties in a safe and efficient manner

  • Must be able to follow proper procedure to ensure safety and to control equipment damage

  • The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive


Health and Safety:

  • Follow Company and Client health and safety standards and report all unsafe acts or conditions to supervisor

  • Practice proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment

  • Work in accordance with local legislation



Pre-employment requirement

  • Drug Test

  • Ontario Hard Rock Underground Common Core



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