- Fixed Plant Maintenance of Rapidly Expanding Iron Ore Operation
- 9: 5 Roster FIFO
- Excellent camp facilities – Gym, Pool, Ensuited rooms,
What is available?
Our client is currently looking to fill 2 surveyor positions at the Yandi Mine Site. These positions will form an inaugural part of the current team, working 9 days on 5 days off rosters FIFO from Perth. Interstate applicants are encouraged to apply, if relocation to Perth is of interest. The successful applicants will be offered experience on a large iron ore site, family friendly/ work life balance rosters, on-going training and support and a fantastic team environment.
How will you benefit?
This is an excellent career opportunity to join a dynamic business that has solid foundations. With a strong focus on staff development, we bring pride, passion, innovation, energy and enthusiasm to the way we operate and we believe in empowering our people to explore new challenges and be the best at what they do. If you are looking for stable and secure employment, please apply.
Why does the job exist?
Our client is currently looking for an experienced Mine Surveyor to play a key role in the development of our client's Yandi mine. This position will see you reporting to the Senior Surveyor and working as an integral part of a team on a wide range of technical mining issues.
As a Mine Surveyor your major duties will include:
- The accurate collection & utilisation of spatial information
- Ensuring survey information is collected and provided in a timely fashion
- Assisting in developing & maintaining survey control network & pit wall stability monitoring system
Our client operates at over 22 mine sites and employs more than 4,500 people in Australia and New Zealand. As a contractor with an operator's focus, they are committed to fostering enduring and collaborative client relationships. To this end, we work alongside mine owners to provide innovative whole-of-mine management solutions.
With a firm commitment to Safety and Health above all else, our client combines the strength of Australia's premier contract mining and services provider with our reputation as a leader in large-scale materials handling and minerals processing, which provides unparalleled expertise and total service capabilities to mine owners. Our client also specialise in underground mining and provide contract maintenance and fabrication services to the mining industry.
Owned by BHP Billiton, Yandi is an open-cut iron ore mine operating 24hrs a day 365 days a year. It is located approximately 170km north west of the Newman town site in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Our client has managed the operation since 1991, when mining commenced. Yandi is one of three mines in the Pilbara region managed by HWE Mining for BHPB Billiton. It is one of the world's most premier iron ore mines excavating 56 million tonnes of material and 55 million tonnes of ore per annum. The ore is railed to Port Hedland where it is loaded and shipped to overseas customers. Production at Yandi has steadily increased over the years with our client handling over 40+ million tonnes of iron ore per year at the mine.
What skills and experience do you need?
To be considered for this role, you will have a Grade II Mine Surveying Certificate or be degree qualified. Previous open cut mine surveying experience using & maintaining a GPS system is essential. You will also be able to demonstrate good communication skills and be capable of working independently and unsupervised.