• Manager of Mining

    Posted Date 5 days ago(12/10/2019 1:43 PM)
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  • Overview

    TMAC Resources is looking to hire Manager of Mining to be responsible for providing leadership, planning and administrative skills and achieving short and long-term business goals. Cost-effective mine planning, development, and production, maintenance and administration are central to this role.


    This role will report to the General Manager. The position is located at the Hope Bay Project site in Nunavut, Canada and will require regular rotational travel to and from the site (2 weeks in / 2 weeks out). 


    • Provide leadership by coaching and motivating employees to ensure focused, high initiative teams with accountability for their actions and delivery of overall results including safety, production, budgets, company policies and behaviour that is aligned to the company’s values.
    • Lead the day-to-day mining operations, including direct supervision of underground production and Surface Crown pillar mining to achieve required tonnage that result in targeted ounces and grade specifications.
    • Lead productivity improvement initiatives and ensure cost optimization.
    • Prepare and maintain annual mine budget and production targets, ensuring all targets are delivered to budget.
    • Collaborate with Engineering and Geology teams to ensure short and long-term mine plans are met and provide timely communication of changes in existing plans as information is developed.
    • Manage the implementation of engineering designs, all construction and projects relating to the improvement and/or modifications of all existing assets including the mine and all other infrastructure.
    • Work with and embrace the varied cultures of Nunavut.
    • Work with the Human Resources team to develop a workforce from local communities through training, mentorship and promotional opportunities.
    • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements and applicable regulatory bodies, health, safety and environment, collective agreement and adherence to company policies.
    • Conduct regular and thorough inspections of all mine areas to ensure compliance with legislation, company safety and environment standards.
    • Prepare and communicate weekly and monthly reporting as well as additional reporting at a level appropriate for other TMAC departments and stakeholders as required.
    • Work with the management team to lead Zero Harm initiatives at TMAC promoting a 24/7 attitude of striving for zero accidents and incidents at work, at home and elsewhere.
    • Demonstrate awareness and commitment to health, community and environmental protection and take action to ensure that unsafe practices or non-compliant behaviours do not occur.
    • Inform, involve and engage key internal and external stakeholders appropriately; develop and maintain positive relationships and represent TMAC positively in the community.
    • Other such duties as may be assigned.


    • Minimum 15 years progressively responsible mine underground experience with at least 6 years in a senior management capacity.
    • Mining Engineering Degree with eligibility to register as a Professional Engineer in the Territory of Nunavut is an asset.
    • Superior leadership skills with the ability to build, organize and coordinate staff and work teams.
    • Collaborative leadership style.
    • In-depth knowledge and experience in UG production mining methods, design, planning, costing and operations.
    • Well versed with long term planning, grade control, mine infrastructure planning, budgeting, cost control, capital planning and purchasing processes.
    • Advanced engineering computer/ mining software skills are an asset.
    • Highly effective organizational, time management and analytical skills with the ability to problem solve and make decisions.
    • Strong analytical skills and business acumen.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Hands-on, self-sufficient and demonstrates a positive, can-do attitude.
    • Arctic experience is an asset.
    • Intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Office.


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