Open Pit Mining Superintendent

Locations: Sudbury
Provinces: Ontario

Currently Technica is seeking a motivated individual to join our growing team as an Open Pit Mining Superintendent in Sudbury, ON.  Reporting to the Project Manager, the Superintendent, will provide leadership and direction for day-to-day mining operations and attain production objectives and targets for ore and waste in a safe and cost-effective manner. The Superintendent will develop and oversee mining operations practices, policies and procedures with accountability for costs, productivity, safety, environmental compliance and employee morale.  The successful candidate must have a strong focus on employee development and establishment of a robust mining operations program to help achieve increased productivity in compliance with corporate objectives.

The key responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Lead execution of all open pit operations to achieve production targets in a safe, environmentally sound, and cost-effective manner, in accordance with good mining practice.
  • Actively participate in the operational planning process.
  • Implement and maintain the current mining plan including mining, drill and blast, and haulage
  • Maintain compliance with corporate, government and site-specific policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Develop and implement changes necessary to improve productivity and lower production costs
  • Work closely with safety and environmental departments to ensure that training requirements are met
  • Ensure that safety incidents are investigated, notification procedures and protocols are followed, and recommendations implemented. Take corrective action where necessary to address non-compliance
  • Develop and manage direct reports and ensure they understand their work and their roles.
  • Provide direction and encouragement for all mining operations employees to develop to their maximum potential and contribute to the overall success of the projects


  • Tertiary qualification in mine engineering desirable but not required
  • 10+ years of mining experience with 5+ years supervisory/leadership experience in a large open pit mining environment. Experience working in a new mine construction environment highly desirable
  • Must have a strong understanding of mining techniques, equipment, materials, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of drilling and blasting activities
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and conflict resolution skills.
  • Knowledgeable in related computer applications and proficient in their use
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to optimize workload and respond to top priorities with a sense of urgency
  • Must be able to lead employees toward achieving individual, team, and company goals while building a strong team culture
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills with all levels of internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong attitude towards safety is an essential requirement
  • Must be field oriented and able to work in mining environments
  • Valid G Class Driver’s License (Required) with clean abstract
  • Willing and able to undergo pre-employment testing as a condition of employment

Technica Mining offers a comprehensive compensation package including a company matched pension plan, as well as competitive health, dental, life and disability benefits, plus ongoing development and training.

How to Apply:

If you choose not to apply directly through the careers page, please reference ‘MININGSUP23’ and forward the resume to:

Technica Mining

225 Fielding Road

Lively, Ontario

P3Y 1L8

Fax: 705-692-4310

Or E-mail:

 We thank all applicants for their interest but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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