Registered Mine Surveyor

Job No: BMR161
Location: Rockhampton

Bravus Mining & Resources is an Australian company dedicated to creating jobs and opportunities for regional Queensland communities.  Whilst Rockhampton and Townsville are our primary recruitment hubs we encourage and will consider applicants from all regional Queensland communities. 

We are recruiting a Registered Mine Surveyor for the Carmichael Mine, which is a 10mtpa coal mine located north-west of Clermont in central Queensland. 


The Registered Surveyor will be responsible for providing accurate and timely survey support to the Bravus Technical Services Superintendent, whilst ensuring statutory survey obligations are being met. This position is critical, to meeting Statutory obligations as outline in the relevant Act and Regulations, which must be accurately represented on the mine plans.

Responsibilities of the role include:

On lease – Mine Operations

       Oversee EOM survey reconciliation of contract survey work and validation including:

o   The development of Survey Standards, and systems for site.

o   Develop coal loss and dilution reconciliation management system, from pit to Product stockpile at the Train load out,

o   Work closely with the Resource geologist, to develop the geological model and reconciliation of geological model 

       Confirm accuracy of work completed by site survey team when Stat Surveyor is offsite.

o   Including review of set outs, topographic surveys/scanning, data reduction, accurate volume calculation and reporting.

o   Review of monthly survey activities including aerial flyovers, volume calculations of Topsoil/Overburden/Interburden/Partings/ROM Coal/Product Coal/Rejects and validation 

        The Stat role will endorse the accuracy, precision and completeness of survey data in accordance with relevant QLD Mining and Surveying Legislation, Recognised Standard 10 and company standards.

        Establishing survey controls and reporting and ensuring that statutory reporting requirements are met.

        Submission of annual Statutory Survey plans to DNRME.

        Maintenance of operational boundaries e.g. mining lease / exploration lease and monitoring of tailings and water levels on site

        Managing the Statutory Surveys database, Bravus survey base station and permanent survey marker (PSM) network

        Focusing on health and safety, environmental considerations whilst engaging people as well as have commercial awareness and delivery of results.

        Any additional task as may be directed from time to time by Management.

        The position will be based on site, working a 5/2 roster. 


Our people are dynamic, passionate, solutions-focused and diverse. We offer a dynamic and supportive workplace along with competitive remuneration.

The successful applicant will align with our values of courage, trust and commitment along with being dedicated to high standards. A flexible attitude to work will be required to meet project deadlines.

Other qualifications and attributes required include:


                   Tertiary qualifications in surveying or equivalent

                   Registered Surveyor (with the Surveyors Board of Queensland) and holds an appropriate Mining Endorsement.

                   5 years’ experience in mining (coal or metalliferous)

                   Experience in the use of Drones for Aerial Imagery Capture

                   Proficient in the use of all GPS surveying instruments and site software’s

                   Be curious for continuous improvement, carry out design and calculations and offers alternate solutions and concepts.

                   Sound knowledge and understanding of QLD Coal Mining Legislation, OH&S and Duty of Care

                   Proactive and self-motivated attitude

                   A strong commitment to contribute to the site safety culture.

                   Current Drivers Licence 


                   Cadastral Endorsement

                   Coal Board Medical

                   S1, S2, S3 and G2 competencies


If you’re interested in this role, click on “apply” to submit your application. 

This role is being sourced by our in-house recruitment team. We respectfully request recruitment agencies do not approach us about this opportunity.

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Bravus is an Australian mining and resources company focused on delivering successful outcomes for our business, our customers, our employees and the local communities we are part of. We value our people and encourage the development of our skilled workforce to deliver and grow our operations in Australia.