Last updated 5 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

Your chance to be part of something new!

A rare opportunity exists to be part of the development of our new underground Aquila Mine, near Middlemount, as part of our expansion projects.

This could be the entry into the Mining Industry you’ve been looking for, to secure a long term career opportunity with a global mining giant

  • Family Friendly 7 on 7 off roster
  • Choose from residential living where you are home after every shift or a FIFO/DIDO lifestyle
  • Domestic relocation assistance offered
  • Opportunity to join a team of passionate & supportive industry leading experts where you can really drive your future career
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience
  • Annual incentive program
  • Career development & education assistance to further your ambitions

Metallurgical Coal Australia

Metallurgical coal is an essential ingredient in blast-furnace steel manufacture, producing steel used for critical building and infrastructure around the world. In Australia, we operate two open cut and three underground metallurgical coal mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin, every year producing millions of tonnes of the highest quality hard coking coal for this purpose.

Job Description

Surveyor - Aquila Mine

Reporting to the Registered Mine Surveyor, you will be a key member of the survey team and assist in delivering best practice surveying services to Aquila. In this role you will drive effective communication between all stakeholders and maintain strong relationships across all departments. You will provide surface and underground survey services including drafting, updating mine plans, planning and assisting with projects

This is an exciting time to be part of the Aquila team, with the focus on innovation and technology allowing you to fly DJI drones onsite under the Operators Certificate and use handheld mobile laser scanners in the underground operations.


To be successful in the role you will hold tertiary qualifications in Surveying, with a strong commitment to safety and the ability to work independently or as part of a team. Your well-developed communication and influencing skills will be key to your success in this role.

If you have the ambition to work for a leader in the mining and resources area, and the drive to deliver results on a consistent basis, apply now.

Additional information

What we offer

This is a 7 on 7 off FIFO position based at our new Aquilla Underground Mine, OR Residentially based in Middlemount.

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.

How we are committed to your safety

Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer.

Inclusion and Diversity

At Anglo American, we promote an inclusive and diverse environment where every colleague is valued and respected for who they are and has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. We encourage all suitable applicants to apply for vacancies, including women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Background Checks

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to closing date

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.

Applications close

25 January 2021