Reporting to the Superintendent, Welding, the Welding Supervisor is responsible for the safe, efficient and economical operation of the Welding facilities. This position oversees shop and field welding activities providing maintenance and repair of mining equipment, as well as assigns work and allocates tradespeople time to best utilize available manpower. The Welding Supervisor will also assist tradespeople in repair procedures and techniques when problems are encountered.
Reporting to the Superintendent, Welding, the Welding Shift Supervisor is responsible for the safe, efficient and economical operation of the Welding facilities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Oversees welding shop and/or field operations by supervising, coordinating and scheduling the activities of tradespeople who repair and maintain mining equipment
Assures a quality product by conducting in-process inspections and evaluating the finished product
Takes corrective action for improvement by providing counseling and utilizing the disciplining process when standards are not met
Ensures payroll and human resources policies and procedures are met and enforced
Maintains a safe and clean working environment by developing and enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations
Ensures all tradespeople are exercising safe procedures and that trade practices and regulations are followed.
Tracks and arranges C.W.B. training
Serves customers by providing service information and by resolving service problems
Resolves service problems by asking questions and clarifying the customer’s concerns
Contributes to the Branch by accomplishing other related results and duties as required
Position requires a thorough knowledge of maintenance and repair of mining equipment
Requires journey level certification in the welding trade
Minimum five years experience as a qualified welder is required
Ability to oversee and coordinate a large shop operation; must have ability to act as “go-between”, between workers and management and ability to make decisions
Must be an organized individual, self motivated and a self starter
Also requires knowledge of C.W.B., OH&S acts and regulations and equipment inspection requirements
This position is based on a 14X14 off schedule, but does not include flights or camp accommodations. Housing may be offered based on availability.