Senior Mine Surveyor Nickel West Cliffs
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With a global portfolio of operations, they offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. There strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where the employees feel strongly connected to there values and objectives, and where the capability of the people is key to success.
- Competitive salary on offer plus 12% superannuation and a range of company benefits
- Family friendly roster 5 days on 3 days off, 4 days on 2 days off
- BHP Nickel West actively supports a diverse workforce and encourages Female and Indigenous applicants to apply
About the Role
Cliffs based operations is currently seeking a suitably experienced Senior Mine Surveyor to lead an experienced survey team to even higher levels of excellence. As part of this critically independent mining team, you will demonstrate effective business planning, appropriate design, compliance to business processes and an ongoing focus on cost effectiveness, as well as advanced leadership skills. BHP Billiton is a global organization offering excellent career path opportunities. Nickel West are dedicated in assisting development of staff in their chosen career path and they offer competitive remuneration and benefits.
Reporting to the Underground Mining Superintendent this role manages the Survey department to provide services mainly to the Cliffs underground operation but extended to the Mt Keith open pit operation, in a safe and timely manner to facilitate production and exploration activities to the standards set by BHP Management in accordance to regulatory specifications. This is a key leadership role that provides coaching and mentor ship to direct reports.
- A current Authorized Mine Surveyors Certificate Grade 1
- Proven surveying experience in the mining industry preferably underground, surface infrastructure and exploration working environments.
- Competency in Leica Total stations, Optech CMS, C-ALS and Gyro equipment and familiar with the use of underground Back and Wall station control is preferred.
- A high level of technical ability, attention to detail and planning and organization skills.
- Strong communication skills and experience with Surpac is highly advantageous.
- Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
- A current WA Drivers license is required and a Senior First Aid ticket is highly regarded. Ideal candidates will have
As part of the recruitment process for this position you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and participate in a background screen including a criminal history check, identity check and qualifications check.
Company Description – Nickel West
A member of the BHP Group, Nickel West produces nickel in-concentrate and has its operations located throughout Western Australia – comprising mines, concentrates, a smelter and a refinery.
Supporting a Diverse Workforce
On offer is a range of employee benefits including development and career opportunities together with competitive remuneration package, including share options, generous superannuation contributions, 18 weeks of paid parental leave, performance based bonuses and a great working environment.
Nickel West Cliffs
Nickel West Cliffs is located approximately 375 kilometers north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. Cliffs underground Nickel Mine is an integral part of Nickel West Leinster comprising of a nickel concentrator and dryer, located 12 kilometers south of Nickel West Mt Keith. Employees at Cliffs reside at the Mt Keith village, some of the amenities at your disposal include internet connection, outdoor swimming pool, health and fitness equipment, indoor cricket, basketball court, BBQ areas plus and arrange of social activities.
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