Mine Surveyor

  • Full Time

Website Kimberley Mineral Sands

About this Job

About the Project

Kimberley Mineral Sands Pty Ltd (KMS) is a 50/50 joint venture between Sheffield Resources Limited and YGH Australia Investment Pty Ltd (Yansteel). The Thunderbird Mineral Sands Project (Thunderbird) is located mid-way between Derby and Broome, in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Thunderbird is one of the largest and highest-grade zircon mineral sands deposits in the world and contains valuable heavy minerals including ilmenite, zircon, leucoxene, and rutile, which are extracted and exported via the Port of Broome.

Our head office is based in Broome, and together we are focused on delivering economic and social benefits for the West Kimberley and its communities. We do this through living our values of Integrity, Accountability, Humility, Co-Creation and Inclusivity.


About the Role

Residing in the West Kimberley and reporting to the Superintendent Integrated Planning, this is an exciting opportunity for a Mine Surveyor to join our growing mining company.

This role will be responsible for all site surveying requirements including survey pickups, setting out designs and survey controls to ensure production targets are met.

Site based roster: 8 days on, 6 days off (Bus In Bus Out from Broome or Derby)

Key Responsibilities

  • Setting out clearing limits
  • Compilation of data for all ground disturbances
  • Field survey compliance to design
  • Conduct and report on bulk density surveys
  • End of Month (EOM) reporting and surveys (to tie into EOM reconciliation)
  • Collect spatial surveys via aerial drones and set out spatial data with Trimble and Leica GPS
  • Implementation of evacuation permits
  • Management of topsoil, subsoil and overburden extraction
  • Stockpile management and reporting of stockpile capacities


About You

  • Tertiary qualification in Surveying or a related discipline
  • Hold a current WA C-Class driver’s licence
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Surveyor
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work within a diverse team
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and goals
  • Grade 2 Authorised Mine Surveyor Certification is preferable but is not essential

About the Benefits

In addition to joining our values focused team, you would also be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Housing & Living Allowances
  • 5 weeks annual leave per annum
  • Relocation support provided

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

KMS is committed to advancing an inclusive and diverse workforce culture and environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We acknowledge the different skills, experiences, and perspectives that people from diverse backgrounds including, race, ethnicity, disability, age, gender identity and sexual orientation bring to the workplace, will only strengthen our workforce.

We strongly encourage applications from our key priority communities – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, youth, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

How to Apply

This advert will close on the 2 June 2024, however, should a suitable candidate be found we reserve the right to close the advert earlier.

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.