Mine Surveyor – 986439

Newmont has recently acquired Newcrest Mining creating the world’s leading gold mining company.  

With operations around the world, our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities where we operate. We aim to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work. We bring out the best in each other, inspiring performance, and a shared belief that what we do matters.  

Our Brucejack operation is now recruiting for a Mine Surveyor with a competitive base salary between $79,000 – $102,000 dependent on experience, skills, and competencies with consideration to internal equity with an additional short-term incentive of 10%.

The Mine Surveyor is responsible and accountable for coordinating and executing daily underground survey tasks and related activities to ensure that mining designs are carried out according to established directives while ensuring that the survey quality plan is implemented, and appropriate survey control and integrity of data is maintained in a timely and effective manner.

Preform the following duties with safety being the number one priority:

  • Establish and monitor primary and secondary underground survey controls at the Brucejack mine to include shaft, decline, or tunnel grade levelling and maintain respective data collection and documentation of control and closure accuracies and/or adjustments.
  • Complete daily survey pickups, provide line and grade control for development crews, produce driving layouts, maintain asbuilt drawings, complete month end development and production reports.
  • Complete scans of underground excavations to update asbuilt models and for reconciliation purposes.
  • Conduct survey data analysis and maintain integrity of data of all files in survey database.
  • Set out mine design and geological requirements to include plans for staff to utilize.
  • Monitor and report on integrity of shafts, declines, tunnels, tailings dams and all structural deformations on a required basis for risk assessment analysis.
  • Maintain surveying equipment to required standards.
  • Collaborate and share survey data with engineering, geology, and contract personnel.
  • Develop criteria for survey methods and procedures.
  • Carry out initial surveys, risk assessments and environmental impact assessments on potential work locations to assess whether plans are workable.
  • Conduct other activities to support the safe, efficient, and successful development of the Brucejack Mine
  • Understand and ensure compliance with Brucejack safety policies and governmental safety regulations including Ministry of Mines and WorkSafeBC

What we offer: 

We are committed to ensuring that our team members are kept healthy and safe. To achieve this, we provide comfortable on-site accommodations with private washrooms, including excellent balanced meals prepared by our culinary team. Team members can expect access to TV and Wi-Fi, our on-site gym and a variety of recreational activities including a golf simulator, high-intensity fitness classes, yoga classes, seasonal snowshoeing, and hiking groups. You will also have access to a fully equipped music room while on site.     

All our team members are also rewarded with a host of great benefits, including:  

  • Travel allowance and arrangements made for transportation to and from site  
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience, skills, and qualifications  
  • Competitive Benefits and Registered Retirement Savings Plan matching program 
  • Ongoing training with continuous growth and development opportunities    

It is important to note that the safety and wellbeing of our team is our top priority. As such, we promote a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.  

About You:

Position requirements include but are not limited to:

  • A Degree/Diploma in Mine, Geomatic or Engineering Surveying
  • One to three (1-3) years of Surveying experience
  • Underground mining experience would be an asset
  • Proficient with survey/mining software (i.e., MS Office products, AutoCAD, Deswik.CAD, Vulcan etc.)
  • Proficient with Trimble/Leica Total Stations and GPS
  • Proficient with Maptek I-Site Scanners
  • Drone experience considered an asset.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills 
  • Leadership, planning, organizational and project coordination skills & experience
  • Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures
  • Time management and decision-making skills
  • Cross cultural awareness with an understanding and sensitivity of the challenges associated with differences in cultural and economic backgrounds.

Additional Information

  • Work at remote location (camp), 13 days on, 13 days off and 2 travel days
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical screening.
  • Must be comfortable in an underground setting.
  • Be able to maintain high levels of performance over 12-hour shifts.
  • Able to work in areas of extreme weather conditions.
  • Able to work in close quarters with the team.

Our Commitment to You 

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Underpinned by our values of Safety, Sustainability, Integrity, Responsibility and Inclusion, our commitment is to respect 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, submit your application through our website before the advertised closing date.