PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE POSITION
The Master Shaft Sinker provides effective and direct supervision and leadership to the operating crews, while managing crews to safely execute shaft sinking on schedule and according to cost targets.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Ensures all project personnel are trained in their job responsibilities, understand and comply with company policies and procedures, and work in accordance with applicable Health and Safety regulations.
2.Identify and assesses client needs and works diligently to respond and solve any problems/issues/concerns in a timely manner.
3.Plan, organize, assign and supervise shaft crews to safely meet the shaft development targets and allocate workers and equipment as needed.
4.Ensure adequate measures are taken to deal with any known hazard that may arise in the course of work. Hazards that cannot be eliminated immediately should be reported without delay to management.
5.Ensure shift records are in the shift log book and the oncoming shift personnel are made aware of any factor known at the end of the shift that may present a hazard; including any corrective steps taken.
6.Provide recommendations for changes to the working conditions and use of equipment to increase production efficiency.
7.Evaluate the performance of personnel for competency and work habits with a view to identify additional training, corrective counseling or disciplinary action.
8.Maintains time and production records.
9.Participate in incident and injury investigations in their work area.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Mine Engineering degree or a Technical diploma is an asset.
10-15 years shaft mining experiences with 5+ years at a Supervisor or Superintendent level.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of project management processes and excellent problem solving and analytic skills.
Ability to work under time constraints and adhere to deadlines.