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Survey Technician at Barrick / Bulyanhulu Gold Mine

Survey Technician at Barrick / Bulyanhulu Gold Mine –


Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is seeking to recruit Survey Technician to join our team. The successful candidate for this position is expected to align to the Barrick DNA and drive a change within his team and the business and on a practical note will ensure activities in the survey department are effectively planned and undertaken in a safe and cost effective manner to achieve targets in accordance to BGML Mining Safety Standards, Policies and Procedures.

  • Reporting to: Mine Underground Surveyor
  • Work Schedule: 7 Days Day Shift/ 7 Days Night Shift / 7 Days Day Off
  • Duration: Permanent



  • Ensure all fired rounds are correctly recorded so as to monitor development trend of every active mining heading.
  • Ensure correct DGPS Base setup system
  • Compiling the information in a system that it can be retrieved and used
  • Development pickup and pickup processing mapping on mined areas
  • Ensure all survey station reports and mine stakeout plans are filed correctly.
  • Ensure all Survey stations are positioned and placed correctly as directed by the Mine Surveyor
  • Regular stock taking of survey consumables to ensure there is at least the minimum required kept in survey store at all times.
  • Installation of grade pins, lasers and stations
  • Mark-up of Holes Electric hole and Paste holes
  • Face mark-ups on drilling areas
  • Setup of instrument below station in underground
  • Assists the Mine Surveyor in any task required for the maintenance of Survey control
  • Numbering batteries of all electronic equipment and ensuring they are charged correctly, keeping record of the mandatory discharging process of all such batteries.
  • Daily vehicle cleaning, checks and timely reporting of any defects. Liaise with Maintenance Department when reporting defects at regular service intervals.
  • Sufficient on the job training and working experience through other documented roles in underground mining surveying that are considered acceptable by company authorities
  • Ensure safe work practices, i.e. attending compulsory safety courses and meetings, use of required PPE, incident/accident reporting and ensuring total adherence to all Safety, Occupational Health and Environmental Policies, as well as other relevant policies, procedures and guidelines.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:                                                              

  • A Survey Technician’s Certificate.
  • Technician certificate in any of the survey related fields of Cartography, Civil engineering, mining engineering, geology should be accompanied with experience of working as a survey assistant in underground mine environment.



  • At least 2 years working experience in Underground Mining environment as a survey technician.
  • Experience in Software’s – Mincard, Surpac, Deswik, Maptek point studio.
  • Experience in using and operating Leica and  instruments ie Total stations and RTK GPS
  • Experience in using Survey scanners for both Underground and Surface.



  • Knowledge of any relevant surveying, CAD or mine design software is beneficial
  • Knowledge of MS Office suite of programs is beneficial Sound practical experience in any conventional surveying method
  • Excellent communication in English ,both writing  and verbal
  • Hazard identification and Risk assessment
  • Mine health  and Safety Act awareness

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and where applicable.
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless.

Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resume’s, careful read application guidelines

  • Rename your CV in this format CV – YOUR FULL NAME
  • Indicating the role title “SURVEY TECHNICIAN  in the subject of your email
  • Send your application via e-mail to:  [email protected]
If you are not contacted by Barrick – Bulyanhulu Gold Mine LTD within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful.  Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: security clearance; competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking. 

Please forward applications before 8th December 2020

BEWARE OF CONMEN! BGML does not receive money in exchange for a job position. Should you be asked for money in exchange for a job offer or suspect such activity, please report this immediately to our Compliance Hotline, by calling +1-877-246-5399 or through

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