Rita K - Underground Mine Surveyor

Elko, NV, United States
Sep 22, 2022
Oct 22, 2022
Full Time
Position Description:

Would you like to have a career with a collaborative, diverse, and dynamic mining company? We have an exciting opportunity for you!

The Portal Mines Underground Mine is looking for an engineering technician with an emphasis in survey who can bring their strengths and talents to the engineering team. If you are looking for a position where you can make a difference through your technical and interpersonal skills while working with a strong team, you are the right candidate for this position.

  • Conventional traverse surveying and generation of development layouts (for face advance), control points, line and grade calculations with use of lasers, etc.
  • Generate appropriate emails for information sharing around stopes or other mining processes.
  • Organize daily workload and lead survey crew for daily tasks.
  • Demonstrate ability to use surveying equipment, including Vulcan and Deswik softwares.
  • Demonstrate ability to take-on additional projects as new technologies or systems are introduced.
  • Demonstrate ability to work with Excel (formulas, troubleshooting, and formatting).
  • Demonstrate teamwork and cooperation through honest and open communication.
  • Demonstrate ability and willingness to train others.
  • Must be able to manage time accordingly to meet operation needs. Both solo and with team members.
  • Must demonstrate Safety Leadership and safety-consciousness, teamwork and cooperation, honest and open communication, reliability and promptness, and consistency and accuracy of work.
  • Good communication and customer service skills. Must be able to communicate with Operations and Engineering (mine plan, design, etc).

  • College Degree or Certificate - not required but preferred.
  • Previous underground survey experience.
  • Previous experience with Leica survey instruments and software.
  • Previous experience with Deswik or Vulcan software.
  • Previous experience with Microsoft office suite.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Be proactive and able to communicate concerns.
  • Be able to communicate across different departments.
  • Be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must possess a valid U.S. driver's license.