Mining Supervisors 


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


Work: 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.

Degrees associated with this career: High School Diploma, Diploma, Bachelor

Requirements: Completion of secondary school is required. , Completion of a college or university program in mining technology or engineering may be required for some positions in this group. , Several years of experience in the occupations supervised are usually required. , Provincial certification as an underground mine supervisor, shift boss, or coal mining supervisor may be required.

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