Job description : Purpose
The Surveyor is responsible for undertaking a full range of surveying functions embankment construction and monitoring, tailing deposition planning and pond level management.
Key Accountabilities and Challenges
Operate within and observe all relevant and applicable laws of Panama.
Develop standard safe working procedures and actively participate in HSE initiatives.
Ensure work activities are in compliance with H&S (e.g. isolation, lock out and tag out), quality and environmental standards and procedures.
Create and implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure the use of best practise techniques and procedures for the TMF including associated equipment.
Determine precise location and measurement of points, elevation, areas, contours and volumes.
Demarcation of sand construction cells limits.
Conduct tailings beach surveys to determine beach lengths and area using drone technology.
Calculate TMF pond volumes including end of month reconciliation for placed volumes.
Establish benchmarks monuments on dam’s crest and survey for settlement as per the Operations, Maintenance and Surveillance Manual.
Mentor and work with the surveyor assistant in survey techniques.
Produce various maps as requested based on field surveys.
Operate, calibrate and maintain survey equipment.
Work with Planner and Operations Supervisor to prioritize tasks.
Perform periodic surveys of quarrying and borrow pits progress of both overburden and hard rock / metalliferous / coal / iron ore reconciliation.
Enforce housekeeping standards in all designated work areas.
Implement FQM Way culture across the team Smarter, Bolder, Driven, Together .
Act as deputy for colleagues as required.
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor QA / QC.
Skills, Knowledge & Experience
Education Technical, or technological college level degree in Surveying (educación universitaria a nivel técnico, tecnólogo o licenciado).
Skills Strong communication, and interpersonal skills.Strength in organising work and time management skills.Strong cognitive and analytical skills for problem solving.
Good verbal and written communication skills and able to analyze data and provide clear and accurate reports.Computer fluency is a must.
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
Experience Minimum 2-3 years experience in construction, mining or equivalent industry.Knowledge of survey related software such as Minescape, Surpac, Map info, Auto cad preferred.
Knowledge of survey theory and Total Stations instruments use.Knowledge of drone operations highly regarded.
Fluency in Spanish and English is highly regarded.
Strength in application of technical knowledge
Planning and organization.
Driven for results.
Contributing to team success
Cobre Panama is a remote site. The position is offered as Residential BIBO.
Work hours and rosters may vary as required by the business.
Safety and Environment
Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness.
Ensure all safety and environmental incidents are addressed & reported promptly.Demonstrate personal commitment in regard to safety and environmental practices.
Identification of potential hazards and action that is appropriately taken.Maintenance of a high standard of efficiency, safety and effectiveness.
Raising, discussion and resolution of safety issues at regular meetings.