Mine Surveyor

Tanami, NT, AU
Closing date
Jun 13, 2022

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Mining Production, Surveying
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
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At Newmont, our purpose is to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. One of the largest gold companies in the world, we pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity, and adding value and opportunity to our host communities.

Newmont Tanami is on Aboriginal freehold land 540km northwest of Alice Springs. It is a long-life, low-cost, world-class asset in a core Newmont region. The Tanami Expansion 2 project, aims to extend the mine life beyond 2040, investing in a hoisting shaft which will increase the production of the underground mine from 2.6 Mtpa to 3.2 Mtpa. Both the successful exploration within the underground operation and implementation of the first Tanami Expansion has laid the foundation to further develop the operation to remain a major contributor to the Newmont portfolio. A fully equipped camp is located 40km from the site offering modern leisure facilities for those flying in from Perth, Brisbane, Alice Springs or Darwin.

The role

Reporting to theSenior Underground Surveyor, TheUnderground Mine Surveyoris accountable for carrying out all aspects of surveying required at the Newmont Tanami Underground Operations as directed by the Senior Underground Surveyor. Specific roles and responsibilities include:

The role is based in Tanami and offers an8/6 FIFO roster from Perth, Brisbane, Darwin & Alice Springs.

In this role, you will

  • Surveying and processing results for:
    • Marking up and pickup of development headings, to ensure mine design compliance.
    • Marking up raisebore and production drill ring set outs.
    • Marking up and pickup of diamond drill holes.
    • Performing void monitoring using CMS/ CALS.
  • Establishing and maintaining underground survey control to the highest possible standard.
  • End of month development reporting and reconciliation, in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Monthly development over break reporting.
  • Monthly stockpile surveys and volume calculations.
  • Surface exploration and topographical surveys as required.
  • Maintaining, upkeep and calibration of all survey instrumentation.
  • Managing all survey data in accordance with site specific procedures and instructions.

The person

  • Tertiary qualifications in surveying.
  • Current Driver's License.
  • Proficiency in Leica instrumentation and Surpac software is desirable.
  • Exposure to UAV and Pix4d software would be advantageous.
  • Proactive attitude towards safety.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work unsupervised.

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that allows every person to thrive, participate, grow, and proudly play an active role in achieving our strategy.

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, placing and promoting the best individual for each position without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientation, etc.

We invite women and applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply, particularly persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent. Newmont acknowledges Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.

More About Newmont
  • Website: http://www.newmont.com
  • Lifecycle of a Mine: https://www.newmont.com/lifecycle-of-a-mine/
  • Blog: https://www.newmont.com/blog-stories/
  • Annual sustainability report: https://www.newmont.com/sustainability/sustainability-reporting/

Newmont strongly encourages all applicants to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as the vaccine is available to you as Newmont considers vaccination to be a vital tool in the fight against the pandemic. Proof of vaccination is required for entry to certain Newmont locations and for business travel, unless an exemption is required by law. Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.

Note: Newmont does not ask individuals to pay money to apply or be considered for employment or to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal. If you are asked to do either, do not respond and please report this immediately to it.sec@newmont.com.
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