March 13, 2024

Surface Mining Superintendent

From $45 an hour - Permanent, Full-time


British Columbia


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care

Full job description

Job description

Rock Construction & Mining Inc. is seeking a competent, experienced, self-motivated, and innovative Mining Superintendent to join the operations team at our head office in Kamloops, British Columbia, for projects commencing April/May 2024 in BC and across Canada.

About Us

Rock Construction & Mining Inc. is a mining company specializing in drilling and blasting applications such as road and highway construction, quarry and mine production, infrastructure foundations and hydro-electric development across Canada, with more than 50 years of combined executive experience in excavation. The company was founded with the philosophy of providing a safe, efficient, and guaranteed service. ROCK's consideration to project parameters prior to bidding has subsequently enforced a positive reputation for meeting client expectations.

Candidate Requirements – Surface Mining Superintendent

Skills, Personal Attributes & Experience

  • Must possess 5 years proven successful experience in mining and/or heavy civils management.
  • Proven experience and knowledge in drill/blast operations is essential for this position.
  • Analytical, critical, and problem-solving skills: ability to be decisive, forward plan and prioritize.
  • Strong client liaison and conflict resolution skills and experience.
  • Leadership: ability to influence the team to succeed through collaboration, while setting clear goals and expectations. As well as ability to delegate tasks effectively.
  • Teamwork: ability to coordinate well with other management positions in the operations team as well as other divisions and field workers.
  • Possess good judgement; be committed to safe operations and promotion of a positive culture.
  • Target driven; able to meet deadlines and embrace challenges.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Advanced computer skills: MS Word, Excel and Teams will be utilized daily.
  • Good rapport with customers and service oriented
  • Open to travelling to work sites in BC, and across Canada.

Role Expectations

  • Reporting to the Operations Manager, and VP of Operations.
  • Responsible for the effective and successful management of labor, productivity, quality control, and safety measures as established and set for Surface Mining Operations.
  • Communicate job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising.
  • Organize logistics, equipment, manpower and materials.
  • Ensure safe and efficient operations.
  • Serve as a positive and professional company representative.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company's policies and applicable laws.
  • Prioritize and co-ordinate schedule requirements through the operations manager.
  • Daily review of production and field reports to ensure positive project progression and proactively identify potential issues.
  • Maintain production reporting.
  • Act as a liaison between project owner, management, and project team.
  • Serve as primary point of contact when there are client issues related to equipment quality, customer service, or accidents and mishaps on-site.
  • Communicate site issues with operations team and devise ways of improving the customer experience, including resolving problems and complaints.
  • Communicate with the H&S Manager to ensure all processes and procedures are maintained and remain compliant with health and safety regulations, industry standards and other governmental regulations.
  • Attend project pre-start meetings and ensure all required information and documentation is submitted in a timely manner.
  • Attend site as required by scheduling for the duration of assigned projects.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Successful candidates will be required to complete project-specific online training and orientation, including D&A clearance.
  • Successful candidates will be offered competitive rates with benefits, dependent on education and experience.

Due to the large volume of applications, calls will not be taken via the office. Any queries relating to the role are welcomed via email or chat function only.

We thank all applicants for their interest in working with ROCK, however only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $45.00 per hour


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay


  • Mines Blasting (Explosives) Ticket (required)
  • Shift Boss Certificate (required)

Work Location: On the road

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