Mine Manager


The Mine Manager’s primary responsibilities are to effectively manage the underground mine operations in in a safe manner that meets MSHA and Company requirements; operate the mine in an environmentally sound manner within the established budget; and efficiently produce limestone to meet plant production and schedule demands.

Nature and Scope

  • Responsible for all operational aspects of a 1 million plus tons per year underground limestone mine including mine production, mobile equipment maintenance, quality, and technical support. Demonstrates leadership in employee safety & health, and environmental protection of the facility.
  • Responsible for effective management of all Company assets and resources for best cost control.
  • Responsible for preparation of annual budgets based on annual production rate, productivity improvement needs, safety and environmental needs.
  • Lead the development and implementation of short term and long term mine plans, including ventilation, ground control and surveying.
  • Responsible for maintaining MSHA required documentation.
  • Responsible for maintaining value-focused upward and downward communication with peers and subordinates.
  • Ensure that the various mine production and maintenance teams work efficiently together so meet established operational and cost control targets.
  • Provide leadership and motivation for building successful production and maintenance teams. Support team members in their personal development goals and skill advancement, including training and coaching.
  • Responsible for motivating employees and maintaining a positive relationship between Company and hourly employees within confines of the Collective Agreement.
  • Ensure continuing efforts towards best practices and optimization of mine production, maintenance, and safety practices.
  • Support and/or participate in the mine improvement groups, committees, mine rescue program, etc.
  • Accomplish superior communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Be a key member of facility leadership team and work positively to contribute in a supportive and meaningful way to cross-department objectives.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Promote safety and ensure that safe working conditions and practices are adhered to.
  • Develop operating and capital budgets; forecast, monitor, and control cost performance monthly.
  • Oversee development of an effective mine plan to support mine production requirements.
  • Monitor all phases of operations for potential improvements and optimization.
  • Maintain high level of synergy and cooperative support with plant operations and maintenance organizations.
  • Promote efforts to optimize reliability and maintenance through technical solutions by supporting studies and implementing projects.
  • Maintain good labor relations.


  • Experienced Mine Manager with a strong and proven mining, geologic or civil background.
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Mine Engineering, Geologic Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a proven and successful manager. Underground mine experience required. Emphasis on leadership with a demonstrated track record of building successful supervisor and leadman teams, motivating employees and maintaining positive and cooperative relationships.
  • Proven mine safety record and compliance with MSHA safety standards.

The position offers competitive remuneration and a strong benefits package.

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Cement & Lime
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