Temporary Surveyor

Red Chris Mine, Canada
Apr 29, 2021
May 29, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Discover what's possible with us

Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work.

Our Red Chris mine is located on the traditional territory of the Tahltan and we encourage qualified applicants from the local communities to apply. We offer several designated marshalling points within BC including Nanaimo, Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Williams Lake, Prince George, Calgary and Smithers.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for a surveyor to provide survey support to the mine operations team, on a eight-month temporary contract. Reporting to the Chief Surveyor, responsibilities for the role include, but are not limited to:
  • Prepare and maintain daily sketches, maps, and reports.
  • Verify the accuracy of survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted in the field
  • Field redesign as necessary.
  • Maintain daily markup of all contacts and blast Patterns in the pits.
  • Design & markup of special projects (Roads, Pipelines etc.)
  • Coordinate findings with the work of engineering and clients, and others concerned with the project.

Skills and Experience for the role required for the role include the following:
  • Grade 12 Diploma
  • Post-Secondary education in Survey related fields is preferred
  • Working knowledge of Minesite 3D is required.
  • Working knowledge of MineStar, AutoCAD 3D, ArcGIS and Microsoft Office is considered an asset, as is experience in Mining Operations.
  • A team player that works well with others
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • A Valid driver's license is required

Our commitment to you

At Newcrest, we hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving.

Newcrest's commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date.

Please note that you must have working rights in Canada to apply for this role.