Superintendent Shaft Delivery

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North America


Canada - SK - Jansen

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Major Projects, Production Mining/ Operations

Date published

12 June 2019

Date closing

28 June 2019 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

  • Support the Manager Shaft Delivery in the execution the Jansen Project Shaft program
  • Zero Harm – Lead a team of supervisors and manage contractors to ensure this is achieved.  Includes Field Leadership, sufficient planning and all safety aspects of management plan
  • Support the field leadership program by coaching field leadership activities with the management team of the contractor
  • Planning – ensure that the contractors work is well planned (to BHP expectations) and developed adequately to enable Safe and Efficient execution
  • Communication – liaise with all stakeholders to ensure alignment and support of the lining works
  • Execution – oversee the execution of the shaft lining including mobilization, setup and demobilization.
  • Contract Management – ensure the works are executed safely, efficiently.
  • Ensure project procedures during the construction phase are effective and followed
  • Maintain working relationships and regularly update Functional Reps (Technical/HSEC/IR)
  • Monitor and report on contractor and sub-tier contractor construction activities to ensure they are performing to contract and quality requirements
  • In coordination with BHP HSE personnel, ensure contractor safety and environmental plans are developed to BHP Billiton standards and adhered to by the contractor,
  • Assist in providing coordination between contractor, owner, and other service providers.
  • Attend site meetings and report/resolve issues when required.
  • Support the permits to work program as scope owner, and audit contractors to ensure their compliance to permit requirements.
  • Ensure all work by the contractor is done in accordance with BHP risk processes
  • Support the Manager Shaft Delivery on all execution related matters.
  • Act as Duty manager for shaft related incidents (participate in the emergency response process) 
  • Lead/drive all investigations and subsequent actions through to completion per BHP standards

About You

  • Mine site construction expertise preferred
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in general field supervision / construction management roles, 5 of which are in a supervisory capacity
  • Considerable knowledge of the OH & SA and Mining regulations
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and schedules
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and achieve deadlines

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.