Supervise the workers engaged in operating equipment to move supplies.
What does a Surface Supervisor do?
Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating equipment to move personnel, machinery, and supplies to various levels of underground mine: Consults with supervisory personnel to establish daily work schedule. Coordinates use of hoisting devices to raise or lower equipment that transports personnel, machinery, and supplies to and from various mine levels. Directs workers who load and unload materials from trucks or railroad cars. Inspects equipment to detect malfunctions and schedules repairs as needed. Conducts safety meetings and resolves grievances.