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Surveyor – Northern Ontario (2018-2927)

n RedPathn  Anywhere 1 Feb 2018

Job Description

Project                                              Located in Northern Ontario

Location                                           Northern Ontario

Rotation                                           14 days on, 14 days off

Shift Length                                    10 hours

Travel                                               KM reimbursed

Accommodations                           50.00/day worked living allowance

Pre-employment requirements     Drug test, Full Basic Ontario Common Core Module or FMTM equivalent                                       

Compensation                                Redpath Canada Limited offers a comprehensive wage and benefit package


  • Basic Underground Hard Rock Mining Common Core (Ontario) or FMTM (Formation Modulaire du Québec)
  • Drug test
  • Pro-mine program an asset


Job Summary

This is a 4 month contract, the primary role of the Lead Surveyor is to supervise a crew on check survey, provide the necessary control points for the development of all the planned excavations and to update all development drawings within this area of responsibility. Experience with a Vulcan system to create survey prints and layouts.



  • Surveying of underground development and infrastructure ex: Shafts, Development, Alimak Raise, Open Raise, Track Drifting and various production models.
  • Conducting routine survey reporting
  • Preparing of layouts and drawings required for operations
  • Preparing of as-built drawings
  • Maintaining of survey data
  • Preparing and implementation of procedures to the accuracy of the survey
  • Consolidating survey data, geological and drilling data in preparation of mining layouts
  • Specifying and ordering materials and supplies in support of operations and planned work associated with Surveying
  • Ensuring compliance with regulations and site standards





  • Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering, technical training or equivalent experience in surveying


Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Underground mine surveying experience


Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of modern survey technologies Ex:  Mine Cad Software, Mine 24D Software or similar modelling software, AutoCad and use of Total Station (Leica)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Effective communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Understanding of underground environment



Health and Safety:

  • Having the authority and responsibility to maintain a safe and efficient working environment

  • Following Company health and safety standards and reporting any unsafe acts or conditions to Supervisor

  • Responsible for the use of all safety equipment, i.e.Lanyards, warning signs and labeling, according to company rules and applicable legislation.

  • Responsible to ensure proper use of personal protective equipment.

  • Must have knowledge of the WHMIS legislation and know how to effectively use an MSDS sheet.


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