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Quarry Manager Posted on Dec 21, 2017 by Standard General Inc. Edmonton

  • Location Whitecourt, AB
  • Earnings $105,000.00 to $120,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 2080 hours per year
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jan 20, 2018
Job Requirements


Standard General Inc. Edmonton




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience


3 years to less than 5 years

Budgetary Responsibility

$1,500,001 - $4,000,000

Additional Skills

Hire, train, direct and motivate staff

Type of Industry Experience

  • Railway transport
  • Mines and quarries

Specific Skills

  • Train or arrange for training
  • Requisition or order materials, equipment and supplies
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hiring and promotions
  • Prepare production reports
  • Prepare and submit reports
  • Oversee safety of operations
  • Evaluate efficiency of production sites
  • Establish work schedules
  • Determine adequacy of personnel, equipment and technologies used for operations
  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule (and possibly review) activities of workers
  • Recommend operational changes to ensure that production quotas and procedures are met
  • Advise senior management
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity
  • Ensure adherence to safety regulations
  • Confer with other managers to set production quotas, to plan extraction sites and to develop policies for the removal of raw materials
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Dusty

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

  • Contractors
  • Staff in various areas of responsibility
  • 5-10 people

Work Location Information

Remote location

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Jan 20, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

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