Mine Surveyor

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Silver Lake Resources
South Perth, Australia

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Mine Surveyor

Job ID: 10031
Job Views: 13
Location: Perenjori
Post Code: 6620
Category: Mining & Resources
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 03/04/2024


Rothsay Gold Mine is a high-grade, narrow vein, underground gold mine located approximately 300kms north-north east of Perth and 85km south-east of Silver Lake’s Deflector Operations. Rothsay commenced underground mining late 2020 and comprises of two declines, with ore being mined via long-hole stoping methods using custom-made equipment.

Job Requirements:


Working closely with our experienced Mine Survey team, you will bring skill and expertise to our successful and busy Rothsay operation. Reporting to the Senior Mine Surveyor, you will deliver all site survey requirements for both the underground and surface aspects of the operation, using Leica Total station equipment as well as surface and underground drones.

 Key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Maintain accurate survey control of underground workings, surface development and stockpiles.
  • Carry out detailed surveys for end-of-month volumes and reporting
  • Effective use and maintenance of Leica Total Station and GPS equipment
  • Conduct surface and underground drone survey work using a DJI M200 and Elios 3 Drone and associated processing software, including Pix4D and Global Mapper.
  • Carry out CMS surveys of underground stopes
  • Generate accurate survey data and effectively communicate information to the technical team in a timely manner
  • Ensure Emergency Plans are up to date and easily accessible
  • Produce Mine Plans for regulatory submissions
  • Installation of necessary survey control for directional control of mining
  • Produce survey plans and memos as required to a high standard
  • Maintain mining physicals statistics
  • Assist with compiling monthly reports


You are a motivated Surveyor who has an inquisitive mind, high attention to detail, and drive to continue to grow and develop professionally. You have excellent time management skills that will allow you to thrive in this busy and dynamic environment. You love a team with a strong sense of purpose and camaraderie, where you are both valued and challenged.

In addition to this you have:

  • Demonstrated underground mine survey experience
  • Working knowledge of Deswik software
  • Experience working with Leica Total Station equipment is preferred
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Mine Surveying
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety
  • High degree of self-motivation with the ability to plan and prioritise multiple tasks
  • A professional attitude and the ability to work as part of a team or autonomously
  • Excellent organisational, analytical and communication skills.

How to Apply:

This role is offered on an 8:6 roster FIFO from Perth or DIDO from Geraldton and surrounding areas. Competitive market salary will be offered to the successful applicant. You will have the opportunity to make your mark on this small team environment, whilst having the stability of an established and financially secure company.

To be considered for this role, please forward your resume and brief covering letter by following the APPLY prompts.

In the first instance, Silver Lake prefers to hire directly. Should assistance with this role be required, our preferred supplier partners will be contacted to provide support.


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