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Parsons Corporation Mine Manager in Toronto, Ontario

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Job Description:

Mine Manager - Abandoned Mines, Northern Canada

Parsons is a world-class leader in providing in-depth engineering, construction, technical, and management services. Our employees deliver landmark commercial, industrial, environmental, energy, power, and renewable infrastructure projects - and provide innovative solutions to complex environmental, water quality, supply, treatment, watershed, and wastewater challenges. We hire colleagues with an entrepreneurial spirit who thrive on providing solutions in a high-energy environment. Parsons is helping to build a healthier and more sustainable world.


Parsons has been successful in winning environmental and mining projects in Northern Canada and will be aggressively pursuing additional northern projects.


Parsons is looking for a Mine Manager to join our team to support abandoned mine opportunities in the North. We are looking for staff who have experience managing northern active and abandoned mines and are exceptional safety leaders. The successful candidate will provide direction, expertise and technical assistance to a team managing ongoing operations at unique northern abandoned mines.

Job Description

  • Responsible for the overall Site Management as required to facilitate the delivery of the Faro Mine Remediation Project (FMRP)

  • Responsible for EH&S at the Mine Site as per the Mine Health & Safety Act and Yukon Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

  • Ensures environmental awareness and compliance with federal and territorial regulations and guidelines

  • Maintains Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) systems, inspections, and audits

  • Supports the Project Socio-Economic Strategy

  • Sets expectations for Quality

  • Reviews and analyze SOPs

  • Leads a team of staff to provide Site Services including Environmental and Geotechnical Management, Health & Safety, Security, Care & Maintenance and subcontractor oversight

  • Lead contact between Parsons and the owner's operational leadership team with respect to EHS

  • Work constructively to ensure a collaborative and cooperative team approach with knowledgeable and timely input and contribution. Supports the objectives and responsibilities of all other management and leadership staff;

  • Manages site staff to implement and carry out work that helps the project and organization achieve its desired outcomes by providing Basic supervision; Technical direction; Motivation; Career progression; Performance feedback

  • Determining, planning for and prioritizing the Work

  • Ensuring that the necessary resources are identified, made available and brought to bear in a timely manner

  • Managing within the work within budget so as to ensure maximum value for expenditures

  • Monitoring team performance

  • This management position is expected to achieve Mine Rescue Certification, if physically able, and to maintain the certification

Leadership Capabilities

  • Decision Quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the project moving forward.

  • Cultivates Innovation - Creates a new and better ways for the project to be successful.

  • Instils Trust - Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity.

  • Action Oriented - Taking on new opportunities with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm.

  • Plans and Aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with project and corporate goals.

  • Ensures Accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

  • Develops Talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization's goals.

  • Communicates Effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 12 years' cumulative demonstrated work experience related to heavy civil construction; and/or mine remediation/mine closure; and/or mining; and/or heavy industrial facility operations demonstrating either 12 years in a senior role or progressively more senior roles across the duration of the resource's experience; and

  • Minimum 8 years of overall supervisory experience in heavy civil construction; and/or mine remediation/mine closure; and/or mining; and/or heavy industrial facility operations; and

  • Minimum 3 years of senior level supervisory experience of multidisciplinary team including supervision of other managers and responsibility for enforcing site wide management plans related to operations, environmental protection and health and safety; and

  • At least three (3) projects or three (3) years' combined experience, in the last 5 years prior to the closing date of the solicitation demonstrating the resource's experience in effectively managing a large workforce, sub-trades and contractors; and

  • Demonstrated extensive understanding through experience of safety and environmental regulations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with projects in Northern locations (defined as north of 60 degrees latitude) with freeze protection and permafrost knowledge

  • Valid Journeyperson's ticket, related technical diploma, Project Management Professional, or relevant engineering certification valid in any Canadian province or territory (P.Eng.), or geological degree (P.Geo.)

  • 20 years or more of demonstrated work experience related to construction or mine remediation / mine closure or mining experience

  • Demonstrated expertise in working with detailed project design drawings and design specifications

  • Demonstrated proficiency in scheduling, workflow tracking, reporting and analysis through detailed description of experience and expertise

  • BC Mine Supervisor Certification or equivalent

  • Demonstrated strong leadership and team building abilities through detailed description of experience

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.