We are Hiring: Field Operations Supervisor

We are Hiring: Field Operations Supervisor

Date Published: December 13, 2022

Job Title: Field Operations Supervisor

Reports to: Site Operations Superintendent or designee

Classification: Full-Time Regular Employee

FSLA Designation: Exempt

Perpetua Resources Idaho, Inc. currently has an opportunity available for a Field Operations Supervisor at our Stibnite Gold Project in Stibnite, ID. The successful candidate will have proven experience as a leader overseeing operations from maintenance to construction. Experience with heavy equipment is a plus.

Position is located in Idaho’s fantastic backcountry in Stibnite Idaho approximately 3 hours from Donnelly, Idaho. The work schedule will be 9 days on and 7 days off, individual housing and per diem provided by company while on-shift.

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Class Summary:

The position is responsible for:

  • Daily supervision of field employees and operations at The Stibnite Gold Project;
  • Maintenance of roads and infrastructure at the Stibnite Gold Project;
  • Provide support to third party and Perpetua Resources’ environmental and engineering groups working at
  • Supporting drilling and construction operations at site with safety, environmental compliance as the highest factors.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities for Care/Maintenance/Logistics:


  • Maintain a good working relationship and coordinate activities with cross shift and
  • Coordinate with Site Operations Superintendent and Logistics staff for purchasing, field personnel transportation, and field personnel
    • Responsible for selecting vendors, negotiating contracts, submitting, and tracking purchase orders for field and camp related supplies and equipment.
  • Track and submit employee work hours and submit time sheets for
  • Assist with budget preparation and tracking.
  • Supervise field operations staff daily activities ensuring safe work practices, environmental compliance, and cost control.
  • Responsible for maintenance of site infrastructure, equipment, and vehicles
  • Provide oversight to maintenance and mechanical departments ensuring steady and efficient workflow.
  • Track and monitor site fuel usage. Coordinate with fuel orders and deliveries.
  • Assist environmental staff with baseline studies and SWPPP BMP inspections/maintenance.
  • Promote a safe work environment for all employees and contractors. Assist Site Safety and Health staff to perform safety inspections and promote safe work practices.
  • Preparation of monthly and annual reports to Site Operations Superintendent
  • Participates in and conducts Tailgate/Safety Meetings with site staff and contractors
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Drilling Operations

  • Supervise, monitor, and assign work for Equipment Operators and Drill Support
  • Ensure drill sites are prepared correctly in accordance with company protocols and agency agreements.
  • Assist in helicopter supported drill operations
  • Work with drilling contractor to order and maintain proper inventory of drilling product
  • Manages drill supply/materials inventory
  • Receive daily drill operations reports and monitor progress
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Construction Operations

  • Perform equipment, material and routine site inspections
  • Schedule equipment maintenance as needed
  • Order materials and supplies as needed
  • Enforce site safety rules to minimize work-related accidents and injuries
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be detail-oriented, and a team player with good communication, analytical, organization, and time management skills
  • Ability to live and work in a remote camp, supervise employees and treat others with respect, dignity, and professional
  • Maintain a relationship with employees, vendors and local area residents that represents Perpetua Resources in a positive light.
  • Possesses an understanding of drilling methods including diamond core drilling and reverse
  • Must be willing to lead by example and take a hands-on approach to leadership.
  • Ability to mentor, listen, support and guide employees to achieve company goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and MSHA and other regulatory health and safety standards.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, timely and consistently, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to perform scheduling and budgeting tasks.
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment such as excavator, backhoe, forklift, front end loader and snowplow truck



The Field Operations Supervisor will be based at Perpetua Resources’ Stibnite Gold Project in Idaho located approximately 3 1/2 hours from Donnelly. The initial work schedule will be nine days on and seven days off; however, this is subject to change and will vary depending on the number of days in the month to ensure employee works the correct number of required days each month. The employee will provide his/her own transportation to Perpetua’s Donnelly Office. Transportation from the Donnelly office to project site will be provided by the company. Regularly scheduled work hours will be approximately 7:00 am – 6:00 pm. Lodging and per diem for meals will be provided while working at the project site.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate or GED
  • Three years related experience working in the field in a supervisor capacity
  • Proficiency in MS Office computer software applications such as Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Valid Idaho driver’s license, a clean driving record and acceptance by corporate insurance to operate company vehicles


Physical Requirements:

  • Sufficient personal mobility, flexibility and balance with or without reasonable accommodation, allowing the employee to sit and work at a keyboard and/or to maneuver in uneven terrain
  • Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instruction and communicate effectively in person on the phone and/or radio
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Sufficient ability to operate ATV, UTV and snowmobile
  • Related job tasks will require hiking, hiking with snow shoes, walking, standing, sitting, lifting, stooping, squatting, kneeling, bending, crouching, pushing, pulling, grasping, reaching and long hours on foot and lifting/moving up to 50 pounds
  • Will be exposed to earth moving equipment, mechanical parts and helicopters
  • Must be comfortable working in remote areas. Will be exposed to severe weather conditions (hot and cold) in steep mountainous terrain and high elevations requiring agility and physical fitness
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear (safety-toed boots), hi-viz safety vest, protective clothing, gloves, etc.

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