Sample Surface Supervisor Resume

Notice how the job seeker in this sample surface supervisor resume opens with a clear objective of what he wants. He then lists only those previous work experiences that pertain to this particular job. All surface supervisor resumes should include this vital information.

Harold Job-Seeker
410 Kent Street
Any Town, USA 9999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


Position as a Surface Supervisor


Organization, leadership, and communication skills; knowledge of mining industry; ready for immediate placement


Surface Supervisor, 2000 to present:

Reynolds Mining Company, Small Town, USA.

Responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of workers who operate equipment to move miners, machinery, and supplies to various levels of the underground mine, consulting with supervisory personnel to establish daily work schedule and setting up the hoisting devices to raise or lower equipment used to deploy men and materials into the mine.

Assistant Surface Supervisor, 1998-2000:

Reynolds Mining Company, Small Town, USA.

Tasks included assisting the supervisor by directing workers who load and unload materials from trucks or railroad cars related to the mine, inspecting equipment to determine malfunctions and scheduling needed repairs.


A.A., General Education, 2000
Mason Community College, Little City, USA

On-the-job training, Reynolds Mining Company


American Association of Mining Professionals

Vice President, 2005

NOTE: Write a complete surface supervisor resume, including expanded information of the kind you see in this condensed sample. Employers expect about two pages. Include your work experience as a surface supervisor as well as your training and recognition.