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Chief Surveyor - Rosebel Mine Site

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Design Jobs, Mine Planning/Scheduling Jobs, Surveying Jobs
South America, Suriname
Suriname All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Job Ref:

The Role:

The Chief Surveyor is responsible for upcoming field tasks, planning, scheduling, calculations, materials, and equipment necessary for surveying, control, and various mining layouts and infrastructures.

Your Responsibilities:

Ensure accurate mapping of all mining areas, surface excavations, ore stockpiles and waste dumps.
Produce end of month survey data and volumes for EOM reporting.
Apply and monitor survey systems to ensure mine production requirements are delivered to agreed standards and also to formulate alternatives and improvements to systems and methods.
Manage systems for the control and delivery of survey requirements for open pit mines.
Manage systems for the lay out and maintenance of survey reference marks in open pit, for control of drilling, development, services and production activities.
Be able to produce and maintain accurate as-built surveys of the open pit mine and all associated facilities and structures.
Coordinate and manage projects within area of accountability, to achieve completion to agreed quality, budget and schedule.
Assist in improving Mine Survey and Mine Engineering Systems to ensure optimal ore delineation and extraction.
Ensure the regular review of mine survey processes and investigate, assess and where appropriate, trial new methods or technology.
Develop and monitor targets for improvement in survey accuracy and service delivery.

File storage
Maintain orderly and accurate file storage.
Ensure valid data and auditable.

Maintain effective communication across a number of departments to ensure the plan is understood and executed effectively.
Attend production meeting and ensure distribution of accurate drawings.

Train and mentor a team of professional mine engineers
Provide extensive training and mentoring of department staff in mine production and strategy.
Ensure that personnel adhere to the requirements of the Health & Safety Management Plan and Code of Conduct.
Ensure that personnel follow the Environmental Management System – ISO Standard 14001.


What we look for:

Qualifications in Surveying or Bachelor Applied Science (Surveying).
Extensive mine surveying experience in senior roles.
Minimum of 5 years' of related work experience
Previous experience in Operational Mine
Ability to understand mine planning and designs
Excellent computer skills in MS Office, databases, and mining software including MineSight.
Excellent organizational abilities.
Strong interpersonal skills, especially related to training and mentoring junior engineers.
Fluency in English, Dutch would be an asset.

About Us

IAMGOLD is a leading mid-tier gold producer with four operating gold mines (including current joint ventures) on three continents. IAMGOLD has a pipeline of development and exploration projects. The company’s growth plans are focused in Canada, select countries in South America and Africa.
IAMGOLD is committed to a Zero Harm approach: we continually strive to reach the highest standards in human health and safety, minimize our impact on the environment and work co-operatively with our host communities.

Rosebel Gold Mines

Having a successful career path is about making the right choices and at Rosebel Gold Mines, we offer you many opportunities. We are one of the largest private employers in Suriname and offer a wide range of career paths, with all the support and incentives you need to be your best. We believe that by engaging, empowering and supporting each other, we can achieve extraordinary performance.

Primary Location: Suriname
Work Locations: 17 - Rosebel Mine Site President Da Costalaan NR 2 Paramaribo PO Box 2973
Job: Technical Services
Organization: Rosebel
Job Posting: Feb 26, 2020, 10:53:39 AM

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