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Norton Gold Fields

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Job ID: 11463
Job Views: 9
Location: Kalgoorlie
Post Code: 6430
Category: Construction
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 16/05/2024



WORK SITE: Federal / Golden Cities

ROSTER: 8:6 (11hrs) Please note this role is Residential, not FIFO

WORK TYPE: Permanent full-time

PACKAGE: Salary + Performance Bonus + Residential Allowance + Site Allowance + Family Private Health Insurance or Allowance + Death and TPD Coverage or Allowance + Mental Health Programs + Gym Membership Discount + Other Benefits



Norton Gold Fields is one of Australia’s largest domestic gold producers, with a recent annual production of up to 200,000 ounces. The Company has a mining and processing complex in Western Australia’s world-class Kalgoorlie goldfield region, including a highly prospective tenement package of more than 1,000km² surrounding the 3.8Mtpa Paddington Mill. Norton recently expanded production capability by commissioning the Binduli North Heap Leach Project.

Our vision is to be the leading gold producer, setting the industry benchmark in safety, teamwork, innovation, operational efficiency, and cost control.

Due to internal promotions, we are seeking a permanent Survey Technician to join our Open Pit Survey Team!

Job Requirements:


As an Open Pit Mine Survey Technician, you will be responsible for assisting ongoing survey activities in and around the mining operations; the delivery of correct and precise set-out of mine designs, drill patterns, and temporary benchmarks and assisting in monitoring programs for our stakeholders.



  • Conduct Surface Survey Control Network checks.
  • Perform Drill and Blast surveys and Ore mark-ups.
  • Implement Geological/Geotechnical structure surveys and Infrastructure surveys near the mine.
  • Ensure Open Pit and Waste Dump are mined to design using crest pegs, toe pegs, ramp pegs, and TBMs.
  • Monitor water levels and conduct Exploration/grade control surveys.
  • Assist with end-of-month surveys and Accident/incident surveys.
  • Utilize drones for photography and Prism monitoring, including installation, maintenance, and reporting.
  • Maintain and organize the survey file directory, ensuring cleanliness and logical organization.



  • Current, unrestricted Western Australian Class “C” Driver’s Licence (Essential).
  • Previous experience in an Open-Pit/Cut mining environment (Desirable).
  • Senior First Aid Certificate (Desirable).
  • Relevant tertiary or TAFE qualifications (Desirable).
  • Remote pilot's licence RePL (Desirable)



  • Permanent full-time role with an immediate start.
  • Excellent remuneration package with additional allowances.
  • Receive a $12k residential allowance per annum, if you are residential and not FIFO.
  • Receive up to $5k site allowance per annum, depending on your site location.
  • Receive up to 10% short-term incentive payment (STIP) of your base salary.
  • A fully covered family private health insurance through GU Health Complete Gold Cover or allowance up to $5k.
  • A fully covered Death and Total & Permanent Disability (TPD) insurance or allowance up to $2.4k.
  • Pro-rata long service leave (LSL) after just 5 years of service and be entitled to 13 weeks paid LSL after 10 years of service.
  • Work with a team that prioritises safety while ensuring you achieve your best output.

How to Apply:


This can be your new beginning at a company that values its people and celebrates Diversity and Inclusion.


Norton is recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Australian Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency. We are committed to providing equal opportunities and actively encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for our roles, regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or disability.

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