Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate activities of workers engaged in underground and surface mining operations and quarries.
Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who extract coal, minerals and ore; operate underground conveyances; and perform other services in support of underground mining, or of heavy equipment operators, drillers, blasters and other workers in surface mining and quarrying
Establish methods to meet work schedules and confer with managerial and technical personnel, other departments and contractors to resolve problems and co-ordinate activities
Oversee the safety of the mining or quarrying operation
Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity
Requisition materials and supplies
Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
Prepare production and other reports.
employed by coal, metal and non-metallic mineral mines and quarries
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