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Job Opportunity: Chief Surveyor

Job Opportunity: Chief Surveyor

Mabiza Resources Ltd operates the Munali Nickel Mine, which is located in the Mazabuka District, 80kms south of Lusaka, Zambia. Mabiza is a wholly-owned entity of Consolidated Nickel Mines Ltd.

The Mine is a modern, world-class facility with fully mechanized underground operations. To support this vision. Mabiza is seeking the services of an experienced and qualified individual to take up the position of:

1. Role: Chief Surveyor

Reporting: Mine Technical Manager

Job Purpose: To accurately facilitate the execution of all survey related works at the mine and maintain a single reference database of survey controls.

To review all survey works undertaken by subordinates on a periodical basis and validate any instructions before issuance to stakeholders for execution.

2. Responsibilities: –

  • Ensuring the before works being undertaken, relevant Hazard Identifications and Risk Assessment (HIRA) are done
  • Ensuring that all surveying is done in a safe environment whereby all employees and equipment remain safe at all times
  • Preparation of all material and manpower plans for surveyors
  • All the validation of all survey work and measurements at the mine
  • Ensuring survey data is compiled into correct formats and positioning systems to the required reference points and level of accuracy
  • Conducting spot checks and regular audits to ensure data accuracy before validation
  • Performing engineering and construction surveys as and when required
  • Ensuring the preparation of correct monthly reconciliation of all ore, waste, and stockpile movements
  • Providing direction to Subordinates and ensuring understanding of statutory regulations and site rules
  • Ensuring full compliance with all regulatory requirements
  • Ensuring the development and adherence to procedures
  • All survey data issued out as instructions to stakeholders

3. Skills & Qualifications: –

  • Grade 12 School Certificate
  • 7 years’ relevant Mine surveying experience
  • 3 years’ Management experience
  • Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in Mine Surveying
  • Mine Surveyor’s Certificate of Competency (MSCC)
  • Sound knowledge of engineering and technology, design, geography, and mathematics
  • Understanding of Law and Government regulations.
  • Computers and electronics skills
  • Administration and management skills
  • Technical acumen in survey equipment, system, and software
  • Technical troubleshooting/ fault finding
  • Time management.
  • Sympathetic
  • Able to make quick logical decisions
  • Ability to draw up strategic plans

Method of Application

MRL offers equal employment opportunities. If you are ready to take up this opportunity, e-mail, or post your CV with a full application letter. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please apply to:

The HR Business Partner,

Mabiza Resources Limited,

PO 50799,


Or email your application and C.V.

Application deadline
20 Jan 16:40
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