Career Opportunity

Underground Projects & Production Supervisor

Fortis Mining Engineering and Manufacturing

Job No: FME91
Location: Saskatoon
Job Type: Full Time
Closing Date:
Friday, September 29 2023
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Fortis is a privately owned company based out of Saskatoon, SK. that provides mining, engineering, and manufacturing services to the mining and construction industries. The company has a global focus that offers contracting, subcontracting, and consulting services to a wide range of customers. Fortis is comprised of 6 divisions; Mining, Engineering, Manufacturing & Fabrication, Health & Safety, Equipment Testing & Recertification, and Mechanical Services.

We have an immediate need for highly motivated, safety-conscious Underground Projects & Production Supervisors for a Potash project at the Vanscoy mine site. This project is anticipated to run continuously, with a possibility of extension for this or other upcoming projects.

You will need to be available for a two week on, two week off rotation.

Fortis offers competitive compensation, a workplace committed to safety, diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as a professional approach to all aspects of our work in the mining industry, to foster your personal and professional growth.

If you are an experienced Potash mine operator with leadership experience, a champion of safety, diversity & inclusion, and you are looking for the next step in your mining leadership career, we want to hear from you!


  • Responsible to safely and efficiently carry out the day-to-day project activities to support the continuous operations of site-specific rehab projects
  • Responsible to maintain safety and environmentally sound operating conditions within equipment design parameters
  • Managing and directing personnel, and assisting with employee training and qualifications
  • Responsible to provide work direction to the team as well as timely and constructive feedback to ensure employees have a clear understanding of their work, roles, business goals and performance standards
  • Manage performance issues when necessary
  • Develop and coach employees to retain and grow organizational talent, and support employees in their career development
  • Facilitate ongoing communication to ensure proper and efficient contract operation, allocation and resources, safety and environmental
  • Liaison between management, shift operations, and maintenance
  • Responsible to work with operations and maintenance to troubleshoot and address operational problems in the rehab area to maximize production and safety
  • Responsible to conduct audits and inspections
  • Responsible to review and authorize work permits


  • Valid ticket to supervise underground as per Saskatchewan mine regulations.
  • Valid GMSA – General Mine Safety Awareness certificate
  • Valid First Aid/ CPR certificates 
  • Valid WHMIS and SCOT
  • Impeccable safety record
  • Commitment to being a champion for diversity, inclusion, and equity in the workplace
  • Minimum five years mining operations experience
  • Outstanding record of leading teams safely and efficiently
  • Ability to work with people, coordinate functions with other departments and contractors
  • Demonstrated ability to lead the crew in collaboration with the client’s needs
  • Must display credibility and integrity to maintain the respect of superiors, subordinates, and peers
  • Knowledge of commonly used software packages including Microsoft Outlook. Excel, Word, and desktop process control software
  • Ability to manage work in scheduling software
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test will be required
  • Ability to work both day and night shifts.

Compensation: Competitive Hourly Pay Based on Experience

Benefits: Provided upon completion of 3 months of employment 

LOA: Available for eligible employees

We thank all applicants, however only those selected to continue the recruitment process will be contacted!

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