Mine Surveyor (Underground) at Chirano Gold Mines Limited

Full time @Chirano Gold Mines Limited in Engineering
  • Post Date : November 15, 2023
  • Apply Before : December 15, 2023
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary 0
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description


Chirano Gold Mines Limited is an underground and open pit gold mine in the Western North Region of Ghana, within the Bibiani gold belt. It is a subsidiary of Asante Gold Corporation.
Chirano Gold Mine is looking for a highly qualified, proactive, motivated and resourceful person to fill the role of a Mine Surveyor – Underground.
Job Profile
The role will focus on planning, directing, and ensuring that all survey activities relating to development ends, stopes, ore reserves areas, drawing of plans and sections are carried out efficiently and in conformity with specifications and standard professional practices.
Location and Reporting Line
The position is based in Chirano, Western North Region- Ghana and will be reporting to the Chief Surveyor.

Key Responsibilities

  • Practice and promote Company environmental, health, safety and operational policies and procedures and actively participate in the Company’s Continuous Improvement Programme
  • Coordinate with the Short-Term Planning and Medium-Term Planning groups on changes in
    temporary and final limits of stockpiles, dumps, and special projects.
  • Maximize effective ore and waste movement by coordinating routine surveys with the team to
    measure haul roads, the mining pit and product stockpiles.
  • Inspect surveys thoroughly to determine whether the pit and other mine sites are safe for
  • Assist the Chief Mine Surveyor in establishing and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures
    and Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) for all survey tasks on pits, waste dump,
    stockpile, drone, and prism surveys.
  • Conduct Cavity Monitoring System (CMS) surveys as required in a timely manner and make the data available.
  • Generate mark out plans for ore demarcations and any designs strings.
  • Develop safe working procedures and continually update SOP’s when necessary.
  • Assist in planning and updating production surveys, and ensure they are executed according to short term production planning requests, to achieve the mine’s long-term targets.
  • Work in collaboration with the other stakeholders on detailed Mine topography and spatial
    designs to predict earthwork movements and associated costs.
  • Deliver survey volumes to management by providing timely and accurate reports to enable
    effective decision-making.
  • Ensure mine development follows the designs by carrying out regular pickups of the headings and
    compare with design, and report any discrepancy for immediate actions.
  • Maintain and ensure integrity of survey data through check surveys and calibration of
  • Ensure that surveying services provided at the Mine Site meets the highest quality and safety standards.
  • Assist in managing and coordinating the installation of survey pegs and indicators.
  • Provide surveying inputs and expertise to facilitate the preparation of monthly production plans and manage the preparation and provision of ore seam plans.
  • Lead execution of strategies to enhance current survey practices and performances in achieving
    the organization’s overall strategy.
  • Contribute to the business’ capability to mine safely by actively identifying risks and threats to
    achieving targets and develop & manage programs to minimize or eliminate those risks.
  • Build the capabilities of the team to enhance the section’s ability to achieve financial and
    operating strategy.
  • Ensure crew operates/undertakes any work in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor/ Manager.

Education, Work Experience & Key Competencies

  • First degree in Geomatic Engineering or related field of stud from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum of two (2) years working experience in a mining environment preferably in Underground
  • Good working knowledge and experience in underground mine survey and design best practices.
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding and executing of Project works, Mine Operations and other Survey functions.
  • Strong computer literacy skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), MS Project, surveying systems – GIS and ArcGIS, AutoCAD & 3D Visualization skills.
  • Strong knowledge in the use of Surpac Software, Leica, Topkon, Sokkia survey instruments and GPS equipment.
  • Working knowledge of baseline, geodetic and Cadastral surveys.
  • Ability to operate a drone and use any drone post processing software is highly regarded.
  • Ability to conduct Cavity Monitoring System (CMS) surveys.
  • Holder of Mine Rescue and valid First Aid Certificates preferred.
  • Possess a valid Ghanaian drivers’ License.

Mode of Application:

Applicants who meet the above criteria should send their application and CV to [email protected] with the role title indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of application is 21st November, 2023.
Please note: ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Chirano Gold Mines Limited is an equal opportunity employer

The Application deadline closed.

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