Mining Supervisors

(NOC 8221)

Career Description

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate activities of workers engaged in underground and surface mining operations and quarries.

Duties May Include

Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who extract coal, minerals and ore; operate underground conveyances; and perform other services in support of underground mining, or of heavy equipment operators, drillers, blasters and other workers in surface mining and quarrying

Establish methods to meet work schedules and confer with managerial and technical personnel, other departments and contractors to resolve problems and co-ordinate activities

Oversee the safety of the mining or quarrying operation

Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity

Requisition materials and supplies

Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies

Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions

Prepare production and other reports.

Where They Work

employed by coal, metal and non-metallic mineral mines and quarries

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Mining Engineering Bachelor
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Cambrian College
Sudbury, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Mining Engineering Technician Diploma
Mining Engineering Technology Diploma; Advanced
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Modified on April 07, 2022