Mine Surveyor Meandu Mining Project Kingaroy Brisbane

Currently seeking an experienced Mine Surveyor at Meandu Project based in Kingaroy region

Downer Mining

Mine Surveyor – Meandu Mine

Mine Surveyor Meandu Mining Project Kingaroy Brisbane

Downer Mining has a long term contract with Stanwell Corporation to provide total mining services at Meandu Mine. The mine supplies coal to the adjacent Tarong Power Station and is a residential mine located 25 kilometres south-east of Kingaroy, with the majority of its workforce being employed from the local community.

Mine Surveyor Meandu Mining Project Kingaroy Brisbane

Key responsibilities would include managing daily surveying requirements, preparing monthly volume reconciliations, ensuring survey compliance to design drawings and all aspects of the project which are set within the design plan.


  • Relevant tertiary qualifications & registration with The Surveyors Board of Queensland
  • Proven experience in a similar role within an open cut coal environment
  • Experience in Trimble GPS equipment and Vulcan surveying software
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Effective time management, planning and communication skills
  • Commitment to safe work practices

Mine Surveyor Meandu Mining Project Kingaroy Brisbane

Mine Surveyor Meandu Mining Project Kingaroy Brisbane


  • A Permanent full time position
  • A residential position on a 5/2 roster, located in the South Burnett/Kingaroy Region
  • Access to a range of career development and advancement opportunities
  • A diverse and supportive work environment where individuals are encouraged to show initiative
  • A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm
  • The chance to join a dynamic and successful business.

For further information please contact: Jen Johnson on 07 3026 6086.

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Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.

The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.

The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.

The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

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Caterpillar Haul truck 793

The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.

The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™

Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.

Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)

Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.

RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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