Underground Supervisor

2:2 Roster, FIFO from Perth.

Underground Shift Supervisor

MAKO Mining is a specialist underground mining contractor focused on safely delivering high productivity and professional results in all narrow vein mining applications. The Company has a track record of consistent safety and production, at all times meeting our clients expectations.


We have an opening for an experienced Underground Supervisor to join the team. The position will require self-motivation, drive and multi- skilling. The ideal candidate will be pro-active, forward thinking, with a with strong ability to foster a culture of inspiration, innovation and collaboration across the team. This role is offered on a 2 weeks on 2 weeks off roster and is Fly in Fly out from Perth or DIDO from Kalgoorlie and Esperance.


About the Role

Reporting to the Project Manager and Foreman being a critical member of the mining leadership team, the Underground Supervisor is accountable for the supervision, leadership and direction of the underground mining team. They will ensure quality work practices and production targets are achieved safely and actively encourage a positive culture. 

  • Regularly check the workplace for safe and healthy work practices and actively promote mine safety.
  • Coordinate the daily activities of underground miners in accordance relevant production schedules.
  • Meet targets, minimise costs and identify, review and implement process improvements.
  • Assign tasks according to individuals abilities and agree what is to be accomplished. Give clear instructions, actively listen, provide constructive feedback, and hold regular meetings.
  • Ensure all operational personnel are properly trained, rotated and supervised.
  • Manage and maintain the reporting of workplace hazards and incidents to ensure effective risk mitigation, collect evidence and participate in incident investigations.
  • Undertake reviews of standard operating procedures to ensure application effectiveness and compliance.
  • Make sure workplace/area inspections and task observations are completed in a timely manner.
  • Requirement to do some hands on work in underground areas.


About You

You will be a self-motivated individual who possesses a can-do attitude and willingness to be part of a small and effective team. Your success is defined by your integrity, dedication, team approach and strong interactive abilities. You will have:

  • WA Underground Shift Supervisors Certificate of Competency.
  • Extensive knowledge of practices and techniques applied in metalliferous underground mining, and Mine Safety and Inspection Act & Regulations.
  • Sound leadership skills, including ability to coach, train, and influence the behaviour of others through constructive feedback and positive reinforcement.
  • Methodical approach to completing tasks, detailed and organised, able to work autonomously.
  • Capacity to think laterally and work through obstacles with sound communication, both verbal and written.
  • Strong computer skills with intermediate knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • Experience in managing production and development crews (i.e. stope drilling, charging) an advantage.
  • Exposure to fast paced development and production teams.
  • Excellent customer service skills, able to build and maintain successful working relationships.
  • Ability to identify continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Respect and understanding of confidentiality.
  • Experience in ICAM investigations or equivalent.
  • Current and valid manual drivers licence.
  • St Johns Senior First Aid certificate.
  • Current DGSC.


What We Offer

  • Competitive salary.
  • Lifestyle roster.
  • Great company culture and working environment.
  • Fantastic opportunity to join a small growing company.
  • On the job training to further your mining career.


The successful candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol screening and provide a National Police Clearance, Only successful candidates will be contacted.


To apply for this role please email your resume with a cover letter

16/11/2020 $0 Kalgoorlie, Goldfields & Esperance 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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