Senior Mine Surveyor

Hemlo, Ontario, Canada
Jan 14, 2022
Feb 13, 2022
Full Time
About Barrick & Hemlo

Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner. Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company. Situated near the beautiful shores of Lake Superior in northwestern Ontario, 350 km east of Thunder Bay, we have an underground residential mine site. This rugged and beautiful area is an outdoor paradise - home to dozens of species of birds and animals as well as moose, black bear and deer. If you enjoy outdoor activities including enjoying lake country/cottages, camping, boating, beaches, golf, downhill skiing, hiking, hunting, and fishing, as well as sledding, snowshoeing, x-country skiing in the winter; you'll want to explore opportunities at Barrick-Hemlo. With two communities in close proximity, both Marathon and Manitouwadge have all the amenities you'll require and is regarded as a wonderful place to raise a family, with affordable costs of living and a terrific quality of life.

Position Description:

The Senior Mine Surveyor is accountable for all underground survey work and will ensure that all tasks are completed safely. Organize information and resources required to meet requirements for monthly plans to be achieved. Be aware of the overall mine targets and contribute in meeting those targets. Ensure all programs, personal actions and approaches support Barrick's goals for safety and sustainability. Act as a safety champion and constantly apply the principals and spirit of Courageous Safety Leadership and Courage to Care.


  • Prepare driving layouts for U/G development and Production rings markup
  • Ensure that weekly and EOM measurement are accurate
  • Maintain and keep the survey instrument to the required standard
  • Ensure Junior surveyor are trained to the required level and work according to Survey Standards & procedures and Mining Regulations
  • Install lasers for directions and grade
  • Ensure routine surveys is performed on all development and production headings.
  • Re-checks on installed lasers for correctness.
  • Ore and waste balance update
  • Stake out drill patterns in stopes.
  • Over and under break measurements
  • Developing a server data management system which ensures that survey data are well organized all the time and accessible to relevant users, but adequately secured to avoid inadvertent alteration or loss.

  • Positive interaction with the mining team and other staff in their day-to-day activities.
  • Compliance with the Barrick Regional Standards
  • Account for all actions with the Barrick Core values being applied
  • Verify that all information is entered accurately and timely
  • Adjust daily prioritize as required for the operations efficiencies
  • File all documents and maintain the existing document filing system


  • Bachelor' degree or College Technical certificate Diploma in Mining
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in Mine Surveying (Underground)
  • Proficient in MS office
  • Strong Knowledge of Mining software (Deswik, Maptek, AutoCAD)
  • Knowledge of Total Station and CMS Scanner instruments.
  • Technical knowledge of mining operations
  • Attention to detail
  • High level multi-tasking and organization
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Leadership qualities

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.