Senior Surveyor (Underground)

  • Residential Roster- 5/2/4/3 (10-hour days)
  • Extended mine life until 2040
  • Industry competitive salary and a range of employee benefits


About us


From humble beginnings in 2010, Evolution Mining is now a leading gold producer, operating six mines across Australia and Canada. Enacting our vision to be inspired people creating a premier global gold company, we are indeed a bold team with a bright future. Our operational diversity offers our employees access to many experiences and career opportunities within the one company. So, whether you choose to work at one of our underground or open pit operations, explore for our future as part of our Discovery team, or join our Group Office, we know you’ll have a bright future with us.


About Cowal


A world-class gold operation.

At our cornerstone asset of Cowal, our $430 million investment has led to a longer mine life as we have boldly reimagined our future. We’ve taken our successful open pit operation underground in just seven years. Combined with unique work opportunities across Processing, Maintenance and support teams, our operational diversity at Cowal is great for uplifting careers.

Located near West Wyalong in central New South Wales, Cowal is a residential site where we encourage our people to live nearby and enjoy the close-knit communities and lifestyles of the surrounding areas.



About the role


The purpose of this role is to oversee the preparation and maintenance of all mine surveying plans, managing the survey control data base for operations, and working closely with the technical team and contractors to always attain maximum safety and production targets.


Key Responsibilities will include:


  • Supervising, mentoring, and progressing the development of the underground mine survey team
  • Taking a leading role in the day-to-day activities of the mine survey team
  • Liaising with the geology, engineering and mine production teams in order to co-ordinate and implement daily, weekly and longer-term project work
  • Playing an active and hands on role regarding subsistence monitoring, EOM survey and computation, daily survey mark out
  • Developing new and reviewing current procedures and safe work practices within the underground mine survey team
  • Upholding health, safety, statutory, regulatory, and licensing standards, and principles, both within own workplace and through the identification of potential risks throughout Evolution
  • Commitment to living and supporting the Evolution values of Safety, Excellence, Accountability, Respect


About you 

The ideal candidate must exhibit a strong commitment to safety and the capacity to collaborate effectively with both team members and stakeholders, with particular emphasis on excellent stakeholder engagement and relationship-building skills across all levels. It is essential that you hold a qualification in Surveying or a related discipline, along with significant experience in mining as a surveyor. The right candidate will have the ability and willingness to lead, mentor, and develop the mine survey team, as well as holding or being willing to work towards attaining a statutory ticket as a Registered Mine Surveyor. Exposure to and comprehension of modern survey instrumentation and associated computer systems are crucial, as is familiarity with Deswik CAD and MDM. Strong report writing skills and experience in operating UAVs (Drones) are also  highly regarded.


At Evolution, as our name suggests, change and transformation is in our DNA. We want the Evolution experience to be your career highlight. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse workforce that represents the communities in which we operate. Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We are focused on keeping our people safe and healthy and creating sustainable value in an environmentally and socially responsible way. Join our bold team to start your next exciting chapter.


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