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Mine Surveyor
Full Time NEW

Job Overview

Job Overview

  • CategoryOperations
  • Date Posted:
  • Location: Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA, AU
  • Job Title: Mine Surveyor
  • Salary: Dependent on experience and will be discussed directly with the successful candidate
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Underground Mine Surveyor


Ready to pursue your professional journey with Northern Star? As an ASX 50 global-scale gold miner, we have sizeable operations in Western Australia and Alaska. With unparalleled pathways for advancement and avenues for personal growth, we stand as Australia’s premier gold employer. Your journey starts here.


At Northern Star, we live by our STARR Core Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results. These Values are not just words on paper; they are the cornerstone of our Company culture and guide everything we do. You will play a pivotal role in upholding these Values and contributing to our collective success.


We have a fantastic and rewarding opportunity for an experienced Underground Mine Surveyor to join our underground technical team at the new Fimiston Underground mine. 

The Fimiston Underground mine is a new 30+ year mine life operation that has been backed with significant investment, resulting in a long-term exciting future for the growing team of underground mining specialists.

 As a Mine Surveyor, you will have the opportunity to handle leading industry instrumentation and technologies while building on existing industry process to overcome project specific challenges.

 This role is a Kalgoorlie based residential 5:2 4:3 rostered position, working 10 hours per shift with the unique benefit of being less than a 10-minute drive to any front door in Kalgoorlie.


Key accountabilities: 

  • Setting out and marking up production drill plans ahead of the drill schedule.
  • Carry out end of month processes for development and stope reconciliation.
  • Attending technical and daily production meetings and collaborating with the Senior Mining Engineers (Planning and Production) as well as the Mine Foreman, to ensure the survey priorities align with the operational team.
  • Regularly picking up and releasing new development memos.
  • Performing regular cavity monitoring scans (CMS) on the sub level open stopes and within the sub level cave areas.
  • Diamond drilling set outs and collar pickups in line with the geological requirements.
  • Training and mentoring the Surveying Graduates and vacation students in the correct methods and standards for Underground Surveying.



  • Experience in Underground gold mining.
  • Ability to obtain Mine Surveyors’ Grade One (1) Authorisation.
  • Experience with Deswik Software.
  • Experience with Leica Instruments.
  • Must reside in the Goldfields region, or willing to be relocated for this residential operation.
  • Current Unencumbered Western Australian “C” Class Drivers Licence.


Discover the perks of working at Northern Star…

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance.
  • Gold Price Variable bonus incentive.
  • Short-term incentive bonus program.
  • 5 weeks annual leave for site-based employees.
  • Employee Share Plan programs.
  • Gold standard parental leave policy.
  • GoldSTARR rewards program – cash savings for everyday expenses.
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) that includes free, confidential counselling and wellbeing services.
  • Salary continuance (income protection) insurance from commencement.
  • Salary sacrificing benefits, including novated leasing and remote area living benefit options.


Candidates must meet our pre-employment criteria which includes a medical, drug and alcohol screening, relevant right to work and valid Australian national police clearance.    
Northern Star is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce.  We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Apply now to join the Northern Star team!