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Mine Surveyor

Date:  Sep 19, 2022

Boddington, WA, AU (Australia)

At Newmont, our purpose is to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. One of the largest gold companies in the world, we pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity, and adding value and opportunity to our host communities.
Newmont Boddington Gold (NBG) is the largest gold producing mine in Australia and is taking full advantage of innovative, state-of-the-art technology and processing methods.  This multi-billion dollar mine will provide the opportunity to advance your career in a clean and safe mining environment.

The Role 


The Mine Surveyor will contribute to the completion of all survey tasks throughout all areas of the Boddington site to ensure all spatial activities are either controlled or captured to the acceptable level of accuracy. This role will also assist in the development of all Mine Standard Operating Procedures and the subsequent training of the Graduate Mine Surveyors and Survey Technicians. 


Key accountabilities will include but not limited to: 


  • Ensure all spatial activities are either controlled or captured to the acceptable level of accuracy. Meaning all earthworks, construction, service installation, infrastructure, data capture, etc has sufficient Survey control to accurately complete the task. once complete, ensure the task is accurately captured and stored in the relevant Newmont format.
  • Ensure all activity within the mine is controlled and any material movement is captured and supplied to all technical departments to ensure any ore dilution or over digging is kept to a bare minimum. 
  • Provide spatial control to any project which may arise throughout the Site. Including but not limited to the mine site, process plant, residue dam, campsite, regional and surrounding areas.
  • Assist in developing and preparing the monthly End of Month reports on material movement and all stockpiles quantified.
  • Assist in the preparation of plans and drawings for various regulatory bodies (ie Mine plans, accident investigation plans, etc)
  • Will participate in creating Job Hazard Analyses’ and Standard Operating Procedures to ensure all projects are carried out in a safe and effective manner.
  • Ensure required documentation is obtained from contractors including but not limited to, procedures, certificates of competency, licenses, permits, certificates of calibration or testing, (MSDS) etc.
  • Ensure contractors complete required general & work area inductions associated with their scope of contracted work.
  • Coordinate regular (Quarterly) performance monitoring meetings to discuss HSLP and ESR issues, work performance to date and upcoming scheduled activities.



Skills, Knowledge & Experience:


  • Completion of a Bachelor degree or Advanced Diploma in Survey at a recognised tertiary institution 
  • A minimum of two years surface and/or underground mine Survey experience, preferably with some experience in a similar scale large tonnage operation.  
  • Previous exposure to the mining operations with large hydraulic or rope shovels with similar material movements will be well regarded.
  • Demonstrated PC skills and computer literacy including experience with a global mine planning (GMP) package.
  • Experience with the use of UAV and Maptek Laser Scanners and I-Site Studio Software
  • Previous experience in a production environment focusing on delivering results to schedule and budget while having demonstrating a proactive commitment to a safe working environment
  • Competent knowledge and experience in mining and engineering survey method.
  • Sound verbal communication skills, including listening, consultation and negotiation.
  • Excellent prioritisation and problem solving skills.
  • Highly motivated to work with other departments.  
  • Ability to motivate personnel as part of a professional, technical team


Applications close on Monday 3 October 2022.


Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that allows every person to thrive, participate, grow, and proudly play an active role in achieving our strategy.
Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, placing and promoting the best individual for each position without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientation, etc.
We invite women and applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply, particularly persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent. Newmont acknowledges Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.
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