Site Services Supervisor

Skeena Resource Limited is a Canadian exploration mining company, focused on working towards the restart of the past producing Eskay Creek gold-silver mine with additional development projects in our portfolio, all located in Tahltan Territory in the Golden Triangle of northwest British Columbia, Canada. Eskay Creek was the highest-grade gold mine in the world when in production. The mine produced 3.3 million ounces of gold and 160 million ounces of silver at average grades of 45 g/t gold and 2,224 g/t silver from 1994-2008. We are aggressively advancing Eskay Creek towards a Pre-Feasibility Study with a target to release in H1 2021.

As a Skeena employee, you will become part of a dynamic, innovative, and results-driven work environment. You will be given assignments to challenge yourself and your skillset, working alongside colleagues with diverse backgrounds and cultures. We value Health and Safety, the Environment, and the Communities within which we operate, and work collaboratively with our Indigenous partners, leveraging traditional knowledge and respect for the land. By joining our team, you will become part of an organization driven by opportunity, entrepreneurship, and business results.

Job Title: Site Services Supervisor

Position Summary: 

This position reports directly to the Utilities and Maintenance Manager and is responsible for the direct supervision of skilled tradesmen and apprentices as well as equipment operators and labourers involved in repairing and maintaining the projects stationary and mobile equipment, access roads and bridges, as well as providing general contract oversight to various construction crew activities.  Incumbent typically has their journeyperson’s designation and 8-10 years’ experience.

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • First line supervision of Site Services and Camp Maintenance Crew.
  • Safety promotion and awareness,
  • Maintaining production goals and objectives as a team,
  • Planning and organizing maintenance jobs safely and within a budget,
  • Ensure all Provincial Trade Codes and Regulations remain in compliance,
  • Skills assessments and effective deployment of personnel,
  • Performance reports and remedial action as required,
  • Daily work assignments, supervisory direction, and follow-ups,
  • Monitoring and coaching of crew members to ensure repairs, rebuilds, installation and fabrication are performed efficiently, effectively and ensuring that proper operations and safety procedures are adhered to.
  • Promote and participate in ongoing training,
  • Promotion of cross-cultural relations and understanding,
  • Practice and promote company environmental, health, safety and operational policies and procedures,
  • Maintain a valid Driver’s License,
  • Obtain and maintain first aid certification, and
  • Other duties may be assigned from time to time to the Maintenance Superintendent as is required by the company.

Position Requirements:

Academic/Education Requirements and Experience:

  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Standard First Aid Certificate.
  • Journeyman Trade Qualification is preferred,
  • 3-5 years’ experience, preferably in mining environment, with experience in road and bridge construction and maintenance activities
  • Previous supervisory experience is required;
  • Good working knowledge with MS Office suite of software;
  • Must have previous experience in operating and repairing various types of mobile equipment.

Working Conditions:

This position involves working at a remote exploration site on a general two week on/two week off rotation. The Eskay Creek project is located within the Coast Mountains of Northwestern British Columbia and Tahltan Territory. Transportation would be provided from Telegraph Creek, Dease Lake and Iskut as well as charter flights from Vancouver, Kamloops, Prince George, Terrace and Smithers with shuttles from either the Bob Quinn airport or Terrace Airport to Eskay Creek camp facilities.

Prolonged periods of time at a desk working at a computer may be required.  There will be exposure to extreme temperatures in all seasons including working outdoors in snow, mud, ice, and water conditions, walking to and from different locations on uneven ground, prolonged periods of standing and physically handling/lifting/moving heavy objects. 

To apply by email, send your cover letter and resume in Word or .pdf format to, by May 29th, 2021. Include your NAME and JOB TITLE in the subject line of your e-mail response. Priority hiring consideration will be given to Indigenous Nations members who reside within the territories our projects are located.

All Applicants MUST be legally entitled to work in Canada.

We thank all candidates for their interest however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Date Posted: May 19, 2021
Closing Date:
Tahltan Territory, BC