Specialist Survey, FIFO to Mongolia
Rio Tinto

Specialist Survey, FIFO to Mongolia Toronto, OH

Full Time Toronto, OH 20.56 - 22.04 USD Today
Job description

Underground Survey Specialist

  • An opportunity to be a part of a world class underground mining operation
  • Diverse & challenging projects with our underground operations team
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion

About the role

We are looking for an Underground Survey Specialist to provide safe leadership, guidance, and assurance to the Underground Technical Services Survey team and outputs.

Working 4 weeks on and 2 weeks off International FIFO roster and reporting to the Superintendent Survey, you will be:

  • A key leader within the underground survey team structure responsible for assisting in managing the survey team
  • Regular underground inspections and quality checks on survey work and team
  • Ensure the underground control network is accurate, regularly check surveyed and compliant
  • Ensuring all survey work is completed in a timely and accurate manner to ensure no disruption to the mine operations
  • Ensuring all reporting is accurate and timely, including EOM, Boretrak and other reports required
  • Responsible to check all MCA and MDA design that will be integrated for execution of the mine
  • Ensuring all SWPs and procedures are written and up to date and reviewed

What you will bring

  • Degree in Mining Surveying and Geodesy or relevant qualification
  • Experience typically achieved through graduate qualifications and 5+ years relevant experience
  • Underground surveying experience, block cave mining experience highly desirable
  • Expert in the area of operations mine surveying/ drafting and keeps abreast of all technological advancements in techniques and equipment
  • Defines strategic plans for surveying and drafting teams to support operations mine operations
  • Promotes a culture of safety where team members take responsibility for their own and others’ safety
  • 3D computer drafting software such as AutoCAD, Surpac, Deswik, Compnet, Move3
  • Microsoft Excel and Office suite skills

It will also be beneficial if you have:

  • Experience with managing technical projects in a mining operation
  • Experience with training, mentoring and coaching other employees
  • Previous overseas work experience

What we offer

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • International relocation and visa assistance
  • Competitive package including annual incentive and living allowance
  • Career development to further your ambitions
  • Access top tier family-friendly health and medical programs
  • Generous Rio Tinto employee share program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matter
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/ annual, paid parental, sick leave)

About us

Joining the Rio Tinto Oyu Tolgoi Underground Project team is a great opportunity to be part of one of the most exciting developments in copper and gold mining for several decades. The mine contains reserves and resources that make it one of the world’s largest copper-gold deposits.

This mega project is expected to be a major contributor to Mongolia’s development. As part of the Rio Tinto Oyu Tolgoi Underground Project team, you have the ability to contribute to something significant and learn and develop both personally and professionally. We offer a collaborative, high performing environment where success is achieved by working together.

Discover more about Mongolia and Oyu Tolgoi

Mongolia is increasingly becoming a destination for tourism and expatriate residents. As a rapidly developing city, Mongolia’s capital Ulaanbaatar is seen as a comfortable, yet exciting place to live. With an array of cultural and social activities available and a growing network of international schools, housing options, and leisure facilities, its home to a growing community of international expatriates.

Located in the South Gobi Desert, just 80 kilometres from the Chinese border, the Oyu Tolgoi open pit mine and camp is a large, well-run and comfortable site with multiple amenities including recreational and sports facilities, a cinema, shops, restaurants and bars catered to a growing community. For more information about OT site, please check out this video.

Where you’ll be working

Oyu Tolgoi is an operating Copper / Gold open pit mine with a brownfields underground mining project. The site is located in the Gobi Desert region of Mongolia. The reserves case for the underground project is in the order of 0.5 billion tonnes of ore to be mined from the 95,000 tonnes per day Hugo North Lift 1 (HNL1) panel cave mine with a 20-year operations life. There is also the potential for 3 further block cave districts to increase mine life beyond 100 years.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQIA+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

Job application closes on 13 June 2023

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: In person

Specialist Survey, FIFO to Mongolia
Rio Tinto

London, United Kingdom
Jakob Stausholm
$10+ billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
Mining & Metals
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