surveyor - full time staff position - fort mcmurray based - fifo rotation in ft. mcmurray

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CA$ 95,000 per year
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ft. mcmurray, alberta
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CA$ 95,000 per year
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Surveyor - requires previously experience in mining operations

Ensure mine operations have the required field information to comply to design requirements and provide accurate and efficient surveys for future design, reporting and reconciliations.


- Ensure all relevant characteristics and dimensions of mine site terrain are calculated and documented.

- Determine coordinates of important features and boundaries in survey areas using total stations, laser scanners, levels, and satellite-based global positioning systems (GNSS).

- Complete excavation and dump pick-ups regularly to provide constructed models of relevant area or as required.

- Survey drill preparation limits, drill areas, ramps and roads with pegs for various operations including grade control.

- Provide misfire and other pick-ups and set outs when required.

- Review existing survey set out requirements to streamline layout requirements and costs.

- Conduct regular stockpile surveys to monitor and reconcile the amount of mined ore and available ore, check for discrepancies between truck load reports and train load reports.

- Monitor topsoil stockpiles and provide volumes for topsoil available for rehabilitation in future.

- Be spatially aware of the site calibration used for RTK GPS and maintain the site control network.

- Standardise site machine guidance systems for dozers and provide operator training as required

- Set out designs and provide advice to operators to ensure the excavation process complies with the mine plan.

- Calculate volumes to allow accurate analysis of performing or underperforming machines.

- Provide accurate and efficient surveys of coal seam roof and floors to allow for accurate recording of mined coal, overall progress of coal mined and remaining reserves.

- Assist in monitoring high wall stability and maintain records of high wall information as per the Geotechnical Principal Hazard Management Plan (PHMP)

- Provide comprehensive geospatial information to allow accident investigators to determine what factors may have influenced an accident.

- Provide accurate and efficient information for End of Month (EOM) reporting processes and complete EOM calculations as required.

- Provide data for the creation of statutory plans.

- Record final position of explosives on permanent plans and survey blasted material once blast is complete ensuring calculations are completed for expansion of the material.

- Compute geodetic measurements and interpret survey data to determine positions, shapes, and elevations of geomorphic and topographic features.

- Integrate survey data with information from mining engineers, geologist and other relevant staff.

- Maintain and update the survey digital database and ensure a stable communication and reporting system exists for the storage and transfer of all survey information.

- Maintain and ensure calibration of all onsite survey equipment to the required company and state standard

- Maintain and service all onsite surveying equipment to ensure reliability and ongoing operation

- Maintain download/ set out register listing all work completed


- Relevant tertiary qualifications in Surveying or equivalent

- Hold the required industry competencies to perform role.

- Experience in an open cut Mine surveying environment.

- Experience with Trimble GNSS products & Trimble Access software

- Proficient in MS Office and mine surveying packages

- Established writing, mathematical and analytical skills

- Knowledge of the relevant state mining and surveying legislation and obligations under these Acts and associated Regulations
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