Senior Mine Surveyor

Evolution Mining

Location: West Wyalong

Job Type: Full time


Evolution Mining Limited

Senior Mine Surveyor

About us

Evolution Mining has evolved from a small company into a globally relevant gold mining business with a reputation of delivering value for all stakeholders. Our overriding priority is safety. We dare our people to think differently, we act like owners, and we live our values of safety, accountability, excellence, and respect. We want people’s time at Evolution to be a highlight of their career, forging a company that’s known for sustainable excellence, and attracting the best talent, not only to Evolution, but also to our industry.

Our Cowal Gold Operation is a cornerstone asset located near West Wyalong in central NSW with a leadership team that continually focus on embedding a values driven culture aligned with our company vision to create a premier, global gold company.

About the role

This position is responsible for supervising and carrying out all mine survey activities to appropriate standards. This will entail overseeing the preparation and maintenance of all mine surveying plans, managing the survey control data base for operations, and working closely with the technical team and contractors to achieve safety and production targets at all times.

Key Areas of responsibility include:

  • Supervising, mentoring, and facilitating the development of the mine survey team
  • Taking a leading role in the day-to-day activities of the mine technical services section i
  • Liaising with the geology, engineering and mine production teams in order to co-ordinate and implement daily, weekly and longer-term project work for the survey team
  • Playing an active and hands on role regarding subsistence monitoring, EOM survey and computation, daily survey mark out, (ie drill and blast, grade control, production, level etc.)
  • Developing new and reviewing current procedures and safe work practices within the technical services section
  • Meeting legislative, regulatory, and Evolution policy requirements while aligning with business objectives
  • Commitment to living and supporting the Evolution values of Safety, Excellence, Accountability, Respect
  • Leading a safety culture of continuous improvement and playing an active role in our Net Zero 2050 goal

About you:

The ideal candidate will have, previous experience in either open pit mining or underground hard rock mining as a surveyor. You must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and a willingness to learn and progress within the organisation.

It is also important that you have/can demonstrate:

  • Formal qualification in Surveying or related discipline
  • Drone flying experience (surface and underground) highly regarded
  • Ability to lead, mentor and develop a mine survey team
  • Competency using modern survey instrumentation and associated computer systems
  • Exposure to Deswik CAD and MDM is desirable
  • A strong commitment to safety and safe work practices

What we can offer

At Evolution we offer a range of employee benefits, that we review on a regular basis, ensuring we are listening to what our employees want. If successful, you can expect to receive the following:

  • Industry competitive salary and a range of employee benefits
  • Residential Roster- 5/2/4/3 10-hour days
  • Share ownership plan
  • Ongoing access to health and medical wellbeing support
  • Benefits program including discounts with private health insurance providers, online and in-store discounts through Maxxia Rewards, salary sacrificing
  • Recognition and rewards programs
  • Discounted local gym membership

Evolution Mining is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to providing safe and inclusive work environments that allow our employees to be themselves.

We support our employees' work-life integration and provide a stimulating environment to foster development and career growth.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds to are encouraged to apply.

As part of the application process, Evolution will be collecting your personal information to assess your suitability for the role.

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