Reporting to the VP of Product Sales, the Mining Superintendent will be responsible for the safe and efficient coordination of all mining activities in order to meet or exceed mining production objectives. The mine is a conventional open pit operation moving 350,000 to 1,000,000 million tons of material per year.


  • Reviews and develops quarry plans and coordinates activities of personnel engaged in extracting minerals, for example gypsum, silica sand, clay or rock, from surface mines, pits, or quarries: Reviews data, for example maps, survey reports, and geological records, and confers with engineering, maintenance, and supervisory personnel to plan and direct mine development
  • Calculates mining or quarrying operational costs, estimates potential income, and instructs Pit Supervisor to abandon or open mine sections, pits, or other working areas
  • Studies maps and blueprints to determine location for haul access roads, crusher/milling operations, and conveyor systems
  • Studies land contours and rock formations, use of equipment for extracting, separating, and loading minerals
  • Reads mining laws and safety regulations, and issues directives to workers to ensure adherence to applicable rules and regulations
  • Reviews and consolidates records, for example ore grade, air quality, safety reports, water quality and production records
  • Tours and inspects mine to detect and resolve production, equipment maintenance, safety, atmospheric, and personnel problems
  • In collaboration with the VP of Product Sales, develop a yearly budget for the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Ensure the department works to the highest of standards, all hazards and risks are identified, and corrective and preventative actions are continually put in place to ensure a safe and efficient working environment
  • Coordinate the department’s resources – people, equipment, spares, consumables and facilities into a proper mine planning system to achieve the mining equipment utilization and cost management objectives as set out in the yearly budget
  • Participate in new idea generation, proposal preparations, general project planning and scheduling by contributing the superintendent’s expertise to ensure a culture of continuous improvement exists within the mining department
  • Maintain and update the department’s information system including flash reports to provide accurate and timely information on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Ensure the mining employee development objectives are met

Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills

  • A degree/diploma in Mining Engineering preferred; equivalent work experience will be considered
  • Minimum 7 years operations management experience;
  • Thorough knowledge of mining and environmental legislation and best practice
  • Ability to manage a large diverse grouping of personnel
  • A total team player, results driven and prepared to contribute to the wider mine’s objectives in an energetic and proactive manner

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision Insurance
  • Paid Holidays

Position Location:

  • Lost Hills, CA 93249

Pay: DOE

Must pass DOT drug screen and physical. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and participate in E-Verify.

How to apply:

Please send qualifying resumes to


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We know our employees are happier, better and more productive when they are taken care of. That’s why it is our mission to offer a full benefits package that not only covers our employees, but their families too.

  • 100% health, dental, and vision plans for employees and their dependents

  • Corporate life insurance policy

  • 401K plan with company match of 4%

  • Generous paid sick time, accrued vacation, and holidays

We want our clients to know that when they see the Holloway logo they know they are receiving the best service and product in the business.

Although the Holloway Group of companies continues to expand, our classic value system that started with a pick, shovel, man and mission to help our farms and communities grow persists today.

For more than 85 years, H.M. Holloway has been a family owned business, and many of our employees have been with us for more than 20 years. This is no accident. We take care of those who take care of our customers.