Cliffs Natural Resources

Electrical Supervisor

Location: Ishpeming, MI
Country: United States
Job Code: 3021
Position Type: Salary


About Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.

Founded in 1847, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is the largest and oldest independent iron ore mining company in the United States. We are a major supplier of iron ore pellets to the North American steel industry from our mines and pellet plants located in Michigan and Minnesota. By 2020, Cliffs expects to be the sole producer of hot briquetted iron (HBI) in the Great Lakes region with the development of its first production plant in Toledo, OH. Driven by the core values of safety, social, environmental and capital stewardship, our employees endeavor to provide all stakeholders with operating and financial transparency. For more information, visit

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Basic Functions:

Provides supervision to Mining Area Electricians, Electronic Repair-persons and HVAC Technician. The Electrical Supervisor is an integral member Mining Maintenance and Operating Team.  The Electrical supervisor will coordinate electrical activity with mine operations and mine maintenance to ensure the daily operating plan is integrated with the electrical maintenance activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Electrical Planner and Scheduler to assign work.Monitors and enters work orders.Schedules crews each shift to accomplish work orders.

  • Works with the Planner, Section Manager, and Reliability Engineers to facilitate planning of electrical work.

  • Conducts work-time standards surveys, planned inspections, and monthly safety meetings.Conducts accident/incident investigation involving electrical personnel and equipment.

  • Keeps abreast of and implements the union labor contract.

  • Receives and relays to employees company policies, procedures, programs and objectives.

  • Assist Electricians, Electronic Repairpersons, and HVAC Technicians in the resolution of difficult problems to facilitate a timely return of equipment to production.

  • Follows and reviews job procedures and makes recommendations for improving them.Establishes job procedures in the field and reviews them with employees.

  • Provides maintenance management leadership in the development and use of management information systems and associated hardware.

  • Identifies and obtains equipment that needs replacement or updates to improve or maintain productivity.

  • Assures that Electricians and Electronic Repairmen have the proper tools and PPE to perform their work in an efficient manner.

  • Monitors and communicates the training needs of Electricians and Electronic Repairmen.

  • Coordinates parts and service needs with suppliers as needed.

  • Understands and Supports existing electrical procedures and policies utilized in the mining area.

Education and Competencies:

  • Electrical or electronic education or training required.
  • Experience in electrical craft.
  • Knowledgeable of industry standards and practices that apply to Electrical systems
  • 1-3 years supervisory experience.
  • Sound knowledge of safety, environmental and MSHA regulations
  • Experience in a union environment a plus.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Competent communication skills both oral & written
  • Current driver’s license

Our facilities located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula also offers an area filled with small lakes, reasonably priced homes, good schools and a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities such as gold, skiing, snowmobiling, ATV riding, biking, hunting, fishing, etc.


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