Superintendent - Island Copper

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North America


Canada - SK - Saskatoon

Work type

Full Time

Job category


Date published

09 September 2020

Date closing

23 September 2020 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

This role will support the Site Manager to manage long term closure plans, site operations, maintenance, security and leadership of on-site personnel (employees and contractors) for the closed sites.

This role will also lead the regulatory compliance, government and community stakeholder management and cost control of the Closed Site.

This role is located in Port Hardy, BC.

In this role you will:
  • Direct and supervise site personnel and contractors. 
  • Leads, coaches and mentors team members to ensure delivery against performance targets. 
  • Contribute and comply with the long term closure plan including meeting all required regulatory and risk based maintenance, inspection and testing requirements, including daily monitoring, and coordination of work and project activities.  Provide project status updates to Management.
  • Develop and maintain all relevant documentation including HSEC forms, contractor information, work scope, drawings etc. to ensure safe execution of work activities and projects. 
  • Ensure that employees, contractors and sub-contractors follow and have actions that support compliance with HSEC principals.  Ensure that all work is executed safely and according to design with the goal of zero harm to personnel and environment. 
  • Coordination with Projects Team and Functions for input into budgeting, strategic planning process, divesture or other business development opportunities. 
  • Contributes to the preparation of budgets and manage costs to the provision and budget.
  • Contribute to plan, control, execute, monitor and improve site operations, maintenance and security.
  • Compliance with all local legislation and regulations, Group Level Documents and local asset procedures including safety, health, environment and community and associated corporate reporting.   
  • Builds and maintains strong working relationships with local community, contractor and government/regulator stakeholders.    
  • Ensure full understanding of legal issues and liabilities and the effective management.

About You

  • Strong leadership skills to manage employees, community and regulatory expectations and contractors and consultants in remote locations with minimal support.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in management roles in mining or closure projects. 
  • Operating and site closure field experience including safety, health and environment.
  • Solid interpersonal skills to interact and maintain effective relationships with contractors, regulators and community stakeholders. 
  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or related field, or equivalent experience in site or operations management.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  


The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority. Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic,   your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. 
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