Barminco Hemlo - Underground Shift Supervisor 1

6 May 2024
Barminco Canada

Barminco forms part of the Perenti Group, a diversified global mining services company. Barminco can offer you opportunities to take your career to the next level as one of the world's largest hard-rock underground mining companies, with operations in Australia and across the globe. The Perenti Group operates across a wide range of mining sectors and offers unique career progression opportunities.


The Opportunity:

Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Underground Shift Supervisor to join our team at the Hemlo Operations near Marathon, Ontario.


  • Working a rotation of 14-shifts on and 14-days off
  • Shifts are days and nights
  • This position is a drive-in/drive-out or fly-in/fly-out role if you reside outside the Marathon/Manitouwadge Ontario area.

Reporting to the Mine Foreman the successful candidate will be responsible for their safety and the safety of their co-workers while supervising underground production & development mining crews to achieve rapid development targets of the mine plan.


More specifically, our Underground Shift Supervisor will:

  • Comply with all safety and standard operating procedures by being a positive safety leader to prioritize Safe Production;
  • Provide front-line supervision of day-to-day activities, motivate, and provide feedback to workers on the production and development crews;
  • Coordinate jumbo activities, managing the bolt, screen and boring process, which is all completed by the jumbo;
  • Coordinate mucking, drilling, hauling operations to maintain productivity and deliver on client and company KPIs;
  • Conduct safety interactions and administration on a daily basis, mentoring the workforce in best practices, driving positive standards;
  • Handover completed development drifts to the production team for stoping activities;
  • Collaborate with the various departments to improve working conditions and increase productivity;
  • Facilitate the new technologies and work practices being implemented at Hemlo;
  • Write production reports;
  • Lead crew line-up meetings;

Skills and Experience:

  • Commitment to working safely while ensuring the safety of others;
  • Minimum High School diploma or equivalency;
  • Minimum 5-10 years of underground mining experience;
  • Minimum 3-5 years in a supervisory role;
  • Rapid development mining experience is an asset, bolt/mesh/drill cycle with jumbo;
  • Underground Hard Rock Mining Supervisory Common Core;
  • Strong communication, organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment;

What we offer:

Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. can offer you a role where you will be challenged and valued for your skills and experience. You will also have the opportunity to develop and grow your career.  We offer a competitive salary, health and medical benefits, travel allowance, meals and camp accommodations in Marathon Ontario.



Selected candidates will have to successfully complete a pre-employment Fit for Duty medical which includes alcohol and drug screening.


How to Apply:

Start your application by clicking on the 'Apply' button.


Please include copies of your Ontario Underground Common Core Modular Training Transcript and all other certifications you may have that is relevant to the role you are applying for.


We look forward to reviewing your application, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.