Operations Superintendent

Operations Superintendent - Westshore Terminals

Location: Delta, BC

Westshore Terminals Limited Partnership is owned by Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation. Operating since 1970 in Port of Vancouver, Westshore is the terminal of choice for Canadian coal mines and for United States mines in the Powder River Basin of Montana and Wyoming. Westshore Terminals is capable of handling up to 33 million tonnes of coal annually and ships to over 20 countries worldwide, providing billions in dollars of export revenue for Canada and British Columbia. The terminal is also undergoing a transition as it prepares to diversify by including potash in its export base. Preparation is underway with a target for 2026 to commence loading.

Connecting the mines to Westshore is a network of rail corridors, terminating at Westshore’s west coast operations. Each train represents more than 14 jobs and $3.1 million in economic activity. Westshore is to be proud to be Port Metro Vancouver's only dedicated coal terminal and busiest single coal export terminal in all of North America.

The opportunity is for an Operations Duty Superintendent to actively manage the people, planning and production components of Westshore Terminals’ operations. The Superintendent will act to ensure all safety, environmental and operational standards are adhered to and production goals are met. The Operations Duty Superintendent will provide direction and leadership to workers from two locals of the ILWU Union who contribute to the business’ success.

The ideal candidate will bring experience managing industrial operations in a unionized environment. He/she has productively managed supervisors, teams and projects in an operation that requires high volumes to meet its commitments working in a 24/7 operation. The successful candidate will be committed to a work environment where safety is first and foremost in everyone’s mind and will truly believe that workplace safety is a critical component of operational excellence and top financial performance.

This position is based in Delta, BC. Westshore Terminals is an equal opportunity employer, and as such women, visible minorities, First Nations and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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We thank all applicants for their interest in this position.  Please note that we will only be in contact with those individuals moving forward with our client.


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Date Posted: July 07, 2022
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Delta, BC