Undergound Mine Surveyor

Date:  Apr 2, 2024

Chapleau, ON, CA, P0N 1H0

Workplace Type: Onsite 

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.


This position will be reporting to the Survey Coordinator. Accountable for prioritizing daily tasks and providing accurate surveys and mark ups to operations and planning group in a timely manner.


Provide up to date survey prints to development crews in a timely manner. This position will provide as-built and cavity surveys to the planning department and operations in a timely manner. Complete markups of long-hole stopes, cable bolt drilling, diamond drilling and utility holes. Provide diamond drill holes and long-hole pickups using the proper equipment and procedures and ensure all surveys are conducted to standards with appropriate checks to ensure accurate results.

Safety & Sustainability Expectations

  • Become familiar with the Fatality Risk Management Polices and incorporate Critical Controls into daily work
  • Work safely, striving to achieve triple zero.
  • Ensure regulatory and inter-company procedural compliance.
  • Ensure all surveys are conducted to standards with appropriate checks to ensure safe and accurate results.
  • Notify Engineering and Operations departments when headings are off design, near a hazard or close to breakthrough.

Essential Duties

Promoting Safety and Sustainability

  • Promote and adhere to Company safety policies.
  • Maintain and care for assigned survey equipment.

Mine Surveying

  • Complete assigned survey tasks efficiently and accurately
  • Learn the survey practices as practiced at Borden Minesite

Record Keeping

  • Survey, calculate and check month end production figures as required.
  • Maintain survey records up to date, including long sections.
  • Issue survey prints to all relevant stakeholders.
  • Issue DDH pick-ups to geology in a timely manner.
  • Issue cavity surveys to engineering in a timely manner.
  • Carry out bore hole surveying for deviation analysis

Training & Experience

  • A Survey Engineering Technician, Mining Engineering Technician or Mining Engineering Technologist Diploma or equivalent practical experience.
  • Minimum 1 year of underground mine operation and engineering experience.
  • Be technically competent and have a good understanding of U/G longhole mining.
  • Have strong communication and people skills.
  • Team player
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Deswik
  • Familiar with Leica software and product
  • Be a self-starter
  • Ability to manage priorities while delivering consistent quality reliable work

Working Conditions

This is a site based position located in Chapleau, ON

The schedule is 7 days on 7 days off

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion and accessibility. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.