Underground Mine Surveyor

Closing Date
October 15, 2020
Job Location
Red Lake, Ontario
Job Number
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Be a part of the initial team to grow and operate a regionally significant new underground mine development that is rapidly becoming the future of the iconic Red Lake gold mining district in Ontario, Canada.


Reporting to the Senior/Chief Engineer, the successful candidate will safely oversee survey control points, manage data downloaded and upload into Deswik or other program while following safe work procedures to provide overall production and safe target support for the Pure Gold Red Lake Mine team.


The focus of this role will include:

  • Follow safe working practices and site safety guidelines.
  • Update all digital drawing files upon completion of surveys.
  • Mark the location of new works, and set up reference points as benchmarks.
  • Experience with Monopods considered an asset.
  • Plot survey results, prepare detailed drawings, charts, plans and write survey notes and reports.
  • Perform month end survey, including month end reports and prints.
  • Analyze and edit spatial data to verify the accuracy of data for quality assurance.
  • Inspect, adjust, test and monitor the performance of survey equipment, SPS and other systems.
  • Plan SPS routine maintenance.
  • Coordinate, direct, mentor and train new field team members.
  • Work closely with Geologists and Mining Engineers to ensure that data is accurately collected, presented and used.
  • Plan and conduct field work to assist with company programs.
  • Compile data from various sources to generate maps.
  • Prepare topographic maps, aerial photo mosaics, and other land survey products.
  • Analyze and conduct quality assurance on surveys.
  • Perform weekly ventilation surveys and update the associated ventilation layouts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Experience:

  • Post secondary diploma in geomatics or land survey technology or a combination of high school and experience as a member of survey party underground
  • Minimum 5 years’ previous underground survey experience
  • Underground common core module training and certification
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and other digital Land Survey, graphic workstations, plotters, digitizers
  • Must be familiar with Deswik software. Experience with Deswik considered an asset.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent proven team player approach to work
  • Valid driver’s license

Pure Gold Red Lake Mine is an equal opportunity employer who appreciates all those interested in working on this exciting project.


Please apply by sending your resume to careers@puregoldmining.ca - those short-listed will be contacted. Please reference Job Number PGM20-0081 and the job title.  

This posting closes on October 15, 2020.