Mine Superintendent at Peace River Hydro Construction

Location: british columbia, united states

Job Description

Join a world class team that is committed to bringing clean energy to British Columbia for decades to come! Located at the Site C Dam, Peace River Hydro Partners is the prime contractor on the BC Hydro Site C Clean Energy Project. Our team consists of professionals representing over 30 different occupations. We value diversity and respect in the workplace. We need you to help us build this legacy!

As a Mine Superintendent you will support the Quarries Construction Manager. You will oversee portions of the Quarries operations, comply with all applicable Safety, Quality and Environmental requirements.


  • Manage mine activities on-site in order to maintain targeted/scheduled production within budget according to production strategies
  • Oversee drilling and blasting operations to ensure optimal pattern designs and bench development
  • Provide and maintain a safe and healthy work environment through the establishment, review and communication of key performance indicator for safety, environment, operations, costs and quality company values and expectations
  • Review data, such as maps, survey reports, and geological records, and meet with engineering, maintenance, and project management to plan and direct mine development
  • Provide leadership in scheduled progress meetings
  • Participate in safety meetings and training
  • Evaluation of efficiency on production sites to determine adequacy of personnel, equipment and technologies used, making changes to work schedules or equipment when necessary
  • Select, train, develop and utilize the skills of supervisors, professionals, miners and ensure all relevant personnel are aware and understand production requirements
  • Establish and monitor construction work schedules including “look ahead” schedules and take corrective actions
  • Prepare and distribute Daily/Weekly/Monthly reports as required
  • Conduct direct reporting employee’s performance plans and assessments, supervise and train employees, take corrective action as required
  • Understand best practices of job set up and project management
  • Ensure compliance with various applicable mine and environmental regulations pertaining to construction operations
  • Supervise mine personal such as Foreman, Operators and Labourers
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Quarries Construction Manager

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to work long hours per day in sometimes rough weather conditions
  • Ability to promote safety awareness, safe work practices and hazard identification and risk management principles
  • Ability to understand and work with engineer and technical drawings as well as project schedules
  • Knowledge of the Mines Act and ability to update and maintain mine plans in accordance with the act
  • Ability to incorporate strong interpersonal skills with a supportive, positive approach to training
  • Ability to ensure compliance with all Federal, Provincial and local laws, particularly applicable Occupational Health & Safety Act / Construction Safety Act regulations
  • Strong working knowledge of mining methods and ability to develop Safe Work Procedures (SWP’s)
# of Hires Needed
Exemption Type
Hiring Manager
Job Requirements

Experience/ Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience in a related role
  • University or College degree in Mining Engineering or related degree
  • Background in Geology considered and asset
  • Proven competency in Training and Assessment methods and techniques to Canadian Mining standards
  • Class 5 Drivers License
  • Construction supervisory experience
  • Computer skills, preferably MS Office including Outlook, Word, and Excel

Please Note: This is a site-based position located at the Site C Dam in Fort St. John, British Columbia. Preference will be given to qualified, local candidates. However, we will also consider fly in/out candidates based out of Vancouver, Nanaimo, Kelowna, Calgary, or Edmonton. Rotational employees are required to work a 14/7 rotation; flights and camp accommodations are provided while on shift.