Mine Surveyor

15 Jun 2022

OceanaGold’s Waihi Mine is seeking a Surveyor to join the Survey team working Underground. If you are looking for a new challenge or a change of direction in your surveying career, why not try Mine Surveying. Learn how to use and apply surveying techniques and technologies in an underground environment. Work in a great location only ten minutes from Waihi Beach, one hour from Hamilton and Tauranga.

The role

Reporting to the Senior Mine Surveyor you will be responsible for ensuring all the daily underground survey duties and office tasks are planned and completed. This is a key role that is integral to the activities of the underground mining operation.

The role would suit a motivated and confident surveyor who would like to enjoy the lifestyle of an eight days on six days off roster, living locally to the mine site and all the area has to offer.

Key tasks and responsibilities include the following:

  • Update and maintain an accurate digital record of the mine workings
  • Install and maintain alignment lasers for mine development direction
  • Provide set out for development and production operational tasks
  • Carry out CMS and CALS Scans of workings
  • Create and provide survey memos, plans and instructions
  • Maintain and extend the underground survey control network

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • A tertiary qualification in Surveying
  • Two years of surveying industry experience, mine or tunnelling experience is an advantage
  • Familiar with using Leica total stations and surveying software
  • A full, current driver's licence with the ability to drive a manual

Who are we?

Check us out: https://oceanagold.com/about-us

Why work for us?

Live and work in Waihi, close to unspoiled beaches and the stunning scenery of the Coromandel. Competitive salary and free Southern Cross Healthcare. Benefit from the career development opportunity on offer while working eight days and having six days off.

About the company

OceanaGold is a multinational gold producer committed to the highest standards of technical, environmental, and social performance. Since 1990, we have been contributing to excellence in our industry by delivering sustainable environmental and social outcomes for our communities and strong returns for our shareholders. The gold, copper, and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology that connects people around the world.

Our global exploration, development and operating experience has created a significant pipeline of organic growth opportunities and a portfolio of operating assets including Didipio Mine in the Philippines, Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand and Haile Gold Mine in the United States. Our operations are supported by corporate offices located in Brisbane, Australia and Denver, USA.

At OceanaGold, health and safety are paramount to the success of our business as are employees who engage in behaviors that align with our values.


OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

If you share the same values and have what we are looking for, please apply online now via our website: www.careers.oceanagold.com

Applications close on Wednesday, 29 June 2022. Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

No applications from employment agencies will be accepted.

Work Type:
New Zealand
Waihi Operations
Date expires:
29 Jun 2022
  • Mining >> Survey Technicians