General Superintendant

Kamloops, BC

Kory Owen

Koryowen28@hotmail.com; (250) 214-4567

2152 Sifton Avenue, Kamloops, BC  V1S1A5


Professional Summary

Goal focused and action-oriented individual, with 14 years’ experience in the Rock/Soil stabilization and Mining industry. Highly skilled and proven in Management positions. Possessing a broad base of management, supervisory and technical abilities which provides the necessary proficiency to manage individuals and projects of all scales. These attributes provide exceeding expectations for productivity, efficiency, and cost effectiveness in a safe working environment.

Career summary

Mar 2018 – Dec 2020                General Superintendent,

GeoStabilization International, Canada/USA

Responsible for scheduling and deploying crew to projects
Work directly on projects involved with Highways, bridgework
Utilization of budget reporting
Understanding and utilization of cost management processes/reports and contract language
Oversee professional development and daily work of superintendents and front-line workers
Lead employees/crew by showing respect, listening attentively, fostering two-way communications, and giving commendation where warranted
Consult with necessary recourses such as engineers, contractors and clients on higher risk/complex problems and projects
Read and interpret site plans and blueprints
Accountable for managing drilling operations on multiple largescale, complex projects
Plan and direct all drilling, completion and workover operations for Client, ensuring that all operations are thoroughly engineered, programmed and implemented in a safe and effective manner
Run equipment as needed such as excavators, loader, backhoe, drill components, skid steer, forklift
Support employees/crew through solution-based approach for various difficulties of the job
Coach crew and perform minor and major repairs, preventative and routine maintenance on all drilling rig and other equipment
May 2009 – Jan 2017               Supervisor

Bat Construction, Kamloops, Canada

Oversee daily work plan operations as sub-contracted company at Highland Valley Copper Mine
Direct and delegate duties to crew to meet production and schedule requirements
Lead/attend all safety meetings and ensure crew is working in adherence with company and mine safety protocols
Run equipment such as excavators, loader, backhoe drill components, skid steer, forklift
Perform minor and major repairs, preventative and routine maintenance on all drilling rigs and equipment
Jan 2006 – Jul 2009                Driller

Drillwell Enterprise, Canada

Operate drill machinery and other various pieces of equipment such as excavator, loader, backhoe, skid steer
Drill 12inch dewatering holes throughout Highland Valley Copper Mine
Adhere to company and mine safety protocols

Mining Experience 

Have worked in various mines around Canada as a sub-contracted for Teck.

·        Highland Valley Copper; 8 years – Drilling horizontal drains for pit stabilization and dewatering programs, piezo drilling to monitor ground movement.

·        Grenn Hills – Drilling piezo drill holes and drain holes for pit stabilization.

·        Gibraltar Mine – Started a dewatering horizontal drain hole program for pit stabilization.

·        Ekati Diamond Mine – Anchor drilling, soils test drilling and horizontal drain holes in pit.


Education and certifications
Ø  Managers for Excellence Certificate

Ø  Superintendent Gold Seal Certificate
Ø  ACI Shotcrete Certificate
Ø  Canada eRailSafe
Ø  H2S Alive
Ø  Working from heights Certificate
Ø  Elevated Work Platform Certificate
Ø  Ground Disturbance Certificate
Ø  Air Brake Endorsement
Ø  Class 3 Drivers License
Ø  First Aid CPR AED
Ø  WorkSafeBC First Aid
Ø  WorkSafeBC Transportation Endorsement
Ø  Skid Steer
Ø  Excavator
Ø  Telehandler

Ø  MC Office Applications experience

  • Updated 2 years ago

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