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We have an exciting position for a Mine Surveyor. You will be responsible to provide an efficient specialist surveying support service to the mine, supervisor and team to ensure that mining targets are achieved within legislative and statutory requirements.

Be part of the team. The team that makes it happen.

Guided by our purpose and our values, we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we aim to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives”, delivering the metals and minerals that make modern life possible

Kumba Iron Ore

We produce high-grade iron ore, the key component in steel widely used in construction and manufacturing across the world. Our activities include all aspects – exploration; mining; processing and blending; shipping; marketing and selling. In South Africa, we have mining operations in the Northern Cape province, as well as a head office in Rosebank, Gauteng, and a port operation in Saldanha Bay, Western Cape.

Job Description

As a Mine Surveyor you will be responsible for the following:

  • Executing production surveys according to short term production planning requests to achieve the long-term targets of the mine.
  • Ensuring staking of blast blocks and geological boreholes as per requisition and according to survey Work Instructions
  • Installing bench elevation control as requested by production personnel to ensure required grade of pit benches (decline & incline haul roads)
  • Surveying face positions updates by means of scanner technology, by registering the data and through compiling a workable file in order for pit DTM updates.
  • Doing adequate compliance and geotechnical scans
  • Assisting Supervisor in compiling the month-end production report to ensure information is accurate and timeously distributed
  • Compiling reports on daily face advances, which includes any misfire scans and awareness
  • Presenting slope stability data in an accurate manner and ensure it’s available to the Geo-technical Section
  • Performing and execute surveying on construction and civil structures / projects according to the mine’s requirements
  • Measuring all surface structures to update statutory plans, as well as for rehabilitation purposes
  • Ensuring quality engineering surveys are being done
  • Managing a safe and healthy work environment where workers and contractor can deliver their outputs within a controlled risk environment

This role is in the Mining Department at Band 7 level reporting to the Mine Survey Coordinator.


  • Diploma in Surveying or Chamber of Mines Advanced Certificate in Surveying / or National Higher Diploma in Mineral Resource Management.
  • B-Tech or B Degree in Mineral Resource management essential / or advantageous
  • Valid driver’s License
  • Class 3 Aviation Medical


  • 3 years open cast operational experience as a Surveyor in a Mining environment
  • Advanced Computer Literacy I MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint essential)
  • Software skills – must be familiar with MicroStation
  • Remote Pilots License will be an added advantage
  • Lidar scanning experience advantageous

Who We Are

We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity and showing care and respect for people and the planet, that means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies.

What We Offer

When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

Inclusion and Diversity

Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfil their potential.

How To Apply

To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.

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