Senior Mine Surveyor

Location: Mount Isa Qld Posted Date: June 13, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 5B07A64A Careermine Job Id: 1843893
  • Residential Role
  • Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
  • Staff Position - Super 13%

Senior Mine Surveyor
Technical Services
Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Ref. No. LCR89

A residential vacancy currently exists for an experienced underground Senior Mine Surveyor within our Technical Services Department. Reporting to the Superintendent - Mine Planning, the successful candidate will be responsible for a small team of professionals within the Survey Department. This position is a residential position based in Mount Isa. This is a full time permanent role based in Mount Isa. The annual salary for this role can range from $125,000 - $150,000 dependent upon the depth of experience and skillset the successful candidate will bring to the position. In addition, you will also receive housing and utilities allowances.

The Operation
Owned by Glencore, Mount Isa Mines is one of Australia's largest industrial complexes, operating two separate mining and processing streams, copper and zinc-lead-silver. Our operation is situated on the doorstep of Mount Isa, a thriving city acting as a hub for regional business, transport, services and government in north-west Queensland. Mount Isa Mines attracts the best people from all over Australia and the world who are drawn to working for a high-calibre mining operation with the added benefit of a comfortable residential-based work arrangement. We believe in the value of our people and our approach fosters the highest level of professionalism, ownership and entrepreneurial spirit in all our people while never compromising on their safety and well-being. We offer excellent remuneration packages and benefits for this position including relocation and initial transit accommodation, employee rewards program, above market superannuation, and professional development opportunities. Learn more about Mount Isa Mines at

What we are looking for:

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Providing timely and accurate surveying services to the Underground Mining Operation
  • You will lead a team of qualified and experienced surveyors
  • Team daily tasks include:
    • performing development and production design setouts
    • Maintaining the survey control network and related database
    • Maintaining the digital mine plan
  • End of month reconciliation, periodic check surveys and ongoing monitoring.
You will have the following skills and attributes:
  • Tertiary qualifications in surveying
  • Previous leadership experience (preferably in metalliferous underground mining)
  • Proficient software skills in Microsoft Office, Deswik Surveying Software (or similar)
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work in a diverse team
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all operational departments.

For further information please contact:

Kylie Duncan on (07) 4744 3223 referencing the position code LCR89

Applications Close:
7.00am on Friday 10 July 2020

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