Survey Technician

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Work type: Permanent Fulltime
Location: Various
Categories: Para Professional

Sino Iron is the largest magnetite mining and downstream processing operation in Australia, located 100 km southwest of Karratha in the mining hub of the Pilbara.

Our fully integrated operation features an open pit mine, serviced by the biggest haul trucks in the world, a six line concentrator and port terminal facilities at nearby Cape Preston.  Our state-of-the-art power station and desalination plant are amongst the largest in the State.

The opportunity

We’re seeking a Survey Technician to join the Survey Team at Cape Preston. In this role you will provide assistance to mine surveyors to complete the survey functions for mine operations and miscellaneous departments in a safe, accurate & timely manner.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Assist mine surveyors to carry out drill pattern set outs.
  • Assist mine surveyors with survey pickups of blast holes & grade control holes.
  • Assist mine surveyors with daily dig face updates for short term mine planning purposes.
  • Provide assistance with survey pickups of stockpiles (ore & engineered material) for volume reporting purposes.
  • Assist mine surveyors to complete EOM reporting functions.
  • Assist with survey pickups using Drones & I-Site Scanner.
  • Assist with data processing using different Survey software’s.
  • Assist with marking of existing underground services & pickup of new services for updating the underground services database.
  • Assist with GDP set outs for clearing purposes.
  • Assist with maintenance of survey equipment to complete the survey functions

We are looking for motivated team players, with good communication skills and a can-do attitude.

What we offer

  • The chance to work at an innovative, world-class project
  • Competitive salary
  • Career progression and training

To Apply

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position earlier than stated. Candidates represented by agencies will not be considered for this position. 

As an employee of CPM, you will be part of a culturally and gender diverse organisation, committed to providing equal opportunities for all staff. Internal applicants please note it is a requirement that you advise your immediate line manager of the application.

About CITIC Pacific Mining

CPM is the company behind Sino Iron, already Australia’s largest magnetite operation, located on Western Australia’s Pilbara coast. We are spearheading a new downstream processing industry for the nation, transforming magnetite iron ore into a high-grade, premium export product.

Sino Iron is a fully integrated operation – featuring a mine serviced by the biggest haul trucks in the world, a six-line concentrator and port terminal facilities at nearby Cape Preston. Our state-of-the-art power station and desalination plant are among the largest in the State.

Our operations provide career opportunities on a global scale. Being an employee at CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM) will enable you to take advantage of the multiple divisions of the group. CITIC Group, a majority shareholder of CPM, has more than 30,000 employees worldwide and is always looking for talented and exceptional people.  

Within CPM, everyone can develop their skills and knowledge, progress in the business and be recognised and rewarded for their contribution. We encourage our people to take the opportunities that are provided to reach their full potential - so they can achieve the best results for themselves, each other, and for CPM.

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