Surface Surveyor in Grande Cache, Alberta

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Grande Cache Coal Corporation (GCC) is an exciting, long-term mining operation (www.gccoal.com) that produces premium, low volatile, metallurgical coking coal for export to the world steel industry. The mine site is 20 kilometres north of the Town of Grande Cache (www.grandecache.ca), a community of 4000 located on the edge of the Rocky Mountains in west-central Alberta, just 2 hours from Jasper National Park. The Grande Cache area is a paradise for those wishing to experience the outdoors and a relaxed lifestyle. Surface Surveyor Reporting to the Chief Surveyor, you will be responsible for providing survey control for the open pit mine through the accurate collection and reporting of survey information, the layout of designs, wall monitoring and reporting, updating of maps using mine design software and the layout and pickup of blast holes. Additional responsibilities include participating in daily production/safety meetings, contributing to the development of the daily work plan, ensuring work areas and equipment are clean and free of safety hazards and performing other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will be certified as a Survey Technician or have equivalent training and experience as a land surveyor with 6 months or more experience as a chain person. Well established math skills are needed. Previous GPS experience is required. Experience with modern surveying instruments, AutoCAD and mine design software would be beneficial. Equivalencies may be considered. This position works a 10 hour, 8 day on/6 day off, day shift rotation. Some overtime and working stand-by, weekends and holidays is required. The shift rotation may vary depending on operational or training requirements. In support of GCCC s commitment to providing a healthy and safe workplace, all new employees are required to comply with the company s pre-employment medical and drug testing policy. If you meet the qualifications for this role and are interested in working with a dedicated group of professionals, please submit your resume and cover letter to (click to respond) ensuring you quote the title of the position in your subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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