Supervisor Utilities

Date:  11 Sep 2023
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Job State/Province:  Saskatchewan
Job Location/Region:  Jansen

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 Potash

BHP’s Jansen Potash Project located approximately 140 km east of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is BHP’s first and most advanced potash project. Jansen will add diversity and a Canadian presence to BHP’s global portfolio. Jansen’s large resource endowment provides the opportunity to develop it in stages, with anticipated initial capacity of 4.35 Mtpa.

Work Location

This role will be based at the Jansen Mine Site located in Leroy, SK. The work schedule for this role will be seven days on, seven days off.


As this role is not eligible for accommodation in the site camp, the incumbent must live within a reasonable commuting distance of the Jansen site. BHP offers domestic relocation assistance to support the successful incumbent in transitioning, if required. Benefits offered as part of the relocation program include (but are not limited to) new home purchase assistance, temporary accommodations, home finding trip and a resettlement allowance.


Reporting to the Superintendent Utilities, the Supervisor leads a team focused on execution of construction strategies, standards/ frameworks and integration and interface management across the projects lifecycle to ensure delivery in line with the approved statement of requirements. Leads others to ensure safety, productivity, and engagement. Specifically providing technical expertise in the necessary systems, processes and organizational capabilities required to handover, operate, and maintain new and existing assets. Responsible to assist in overseeing and reporting all site activities to ensure contractors are managing daily operational activities to BHP standards.

About the Role

  • Supports all work performed on site on the electrical Maintenance and distribution system, including contractor LOTO compliance to BHP owned facilities and systems and permitting requirements are adhered to.
  • Directly responsible for field supervision of electricals scopes for the site maintenance and HV contractor at site, as well as the communication requirements with the applicable stakeholders.
  • Directly responsible for field supervision of the Potable Water Treatment Plant (PWTP) and distribution for the site, including all associated maintenance activities, as well as the communication requirements with the applicable stakeholders.
  • Directly responsible for field supervision of the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) operations for the site, including all associated maintenance activities, as well as the communication requirements with the applicable stakeholders.
  • Reviews, approves, and permits as required, the utility tie-in requests to BHP owned assets are compliant (Electrical, Natural Gas & Water).
  • Directly responsible for supporting Crown Corporation activities and work within their Battery Limits and right of ways and serves as the Owner’s Representative in liaising and communicating all associated Crown Activities across site project and contractor teams as required.
  • Confirm quality of JHAs, SOPs, WIPRAs and other documents as required.
  • Ensures the effective implementation of Jansen Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) processes, plans, procedures and ensure alignment with the project goals.
  • Support transition of contractors, including prepping for upcoming contractors and contractor mobilization, setup, and demobilization
  • Coach and mentor Team Jansen workers (contractor and IPT team members) in the field, removing barriers and ensuring safe and quality execution, stopping work if required to resolve a safety or quality issue.
  • Maintain working relationships and regularly update Functional Reps (Engineering, HSEC, Project Services, etc.).
  • Attend site meetings and report/resolve issues when required and attend contractor daily toolbox talks.

About You

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience supervising construction projects and overseeing contractor activities, asset operational experience in either in mining, oil and gas, or other resource-based industries.
  • Solid interpersonal skills to oversee and mentor, contractors and consultants, and other stakeholders.
  • Bachelor of Science degree, or Engineering degree with a major in Mechanical or Civil Engineering, or Interprovincial Journeyperson Certificate.
  • Qualified Electrical Worker (QEW) accreditation.
  • Previous experience on mining projects or within Potash operations will be considered an asset.
  • Site Services utilities-based supervisory experience on large projects and / or operations will be considered an asset.

Application Deadline

This posting will be active until 11:59pm CST on September 25, 2023.

About Our Process

At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks. 


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Supporting a Diverse Workforce

The size, stability and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a best-in-class employee share program. 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.  


At BHP, we know that we are strengthened by diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to making BHP a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive and be at their best every day. We are focused on creating a workforce that’s more diverse and represents the communities where we work and live. providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and recognize that true diversity includes gender, age, race, disability status, sexual orientation, religion, neurodiversity, education levels, and many more aspects of your identity.


BHP is committed to providing a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all. If you have a disability, we know that it may be helpful for us to adjust our process to make it equitable for your individual situation. If you would like to reach out to someone about your situation and our recruitment process, please email us at [email protected].