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Survey Technician

De Beers Group

  • Posted on: November 8, 2018
  • Expires on: November 24, 2018

Job Number: 726475

Business Unit: De Beers Canada

Work type: Full Time Permanent

Discipline: Mining

Location: Canada: Northwest Territories

Site: Gahcho Kué

The De Beers Group has an opportunity within the Technical Services Department at the Gahcho Kué Mine based in the Northwest Territories for a highly motivated Survey Technician.  Reporting to the Technical Services Superintendent, the incumbent will provide technical expertise in the area of construction, open pit and surface surveying to aid in the open pit production and surface maintenance groups. The ideal candidate is one who is committed to safe working practices and strives for zero harm.

What this Role Entails:

  • Laying out and picking up production drill patterns and dig limits, ore bodies & dump limits;
  • Providing calculations, as-built drawings and records in support of all survey activities;
  • Generating daily updates of survey data and maintaining the survey network and control;
  • Verifying the accuracy of survey data including measurements and calculations;
  • Maintaining drawings and plans according to the applicable Northwest Territories regulations;
  • Assisting with technical services/construction projects as required by the Engineering Department;
  • Establishing and maintaining sound working relationships with co-workers;
  • Supporting the mine site-wide with various requests; and
  • Care and maintenance of all Survey Equipment.

What you Need for this Role:

  • Successful completion of four semesters in Geomatics, Mining or Civil Engineering;
  • Experience in open pit surveying or a surface mine environment (3-5 years);
  • Experience using mining software (Gemcom, AutoCad Civil 3D, Deswik);
  • Experience with modern Total Stations and GPS equipment;
  • Intermediate computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Office;
  • Ability to work independently, think proactively and plan your own job (time & task management);
  • Ability to share information verbally and in writing with different teams; with
  • A proven commitment to zero harm to people, environment and equipment.
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