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Senior Mine Surveyor - Open Cut

Location: Mudgee, NSW 2850

About the Business

Yancoal Australia is Australia’s largest pure play coal producer. It boasts three tier one thermal coal mines in New South Wales together with interests in three other metallurgical and thermal coal mines located in New South Wales and Queensland.  Yancoal Australia also manages five other Australian coal mines on behalf of related parties. Yancoal currently employs over 3,000 people across its operations. At Yancoal our people are our most valuable asset and we invest in developing our management and leadership talent throughout our operations.

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Open Cut Technical Services Manager, you will be a part of a dynamic team based on site at Moolarben Coal Operations managing all open cut survey functions with two direct reports.

The role will require you to:

  • Provide accurate survey pickups and set outs to support the open cut mining operation.
  • Comply with the survey and drafting directions in preparation and submission of the Mine Survey Plan.
  • Assist with end of month volume calculations and reporting.
  • Assist with drafting of survey plans and management of site spatial data.

Skills and Experience

Essential Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Surveying.
  • Registered mine Surveyor.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in open cut mine surveying.
  • Experience using Maptek Vulcan and I-Site Studio software, laser scanners and Trimble GNSS equipment.
  • A professional work ethic and ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Excellent attention to detail, communication and time management skills.
  • Experience using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and photogrammetry software and hold a RePL would be desirable.


Yancoal provides a range of benefits to appeal to the diverse needs of our employees.  The following benefits are available to eligible salaried employees:

  • Corporate Subsidised Health Cover Premiums
  • Salary Continuance and Life Insurance Cover
  • Salary Sacrifice Options
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Education Assistance
  • Service Recognition
  • Paid Parental Leave Provisions
  • Flexible Work Arrangements


Successful applicants are expected to live within 100km of the mine.

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Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. We reserve the right to close the advertisement before the advertised end date and commence recruitment proceedings immediately.