Senior Sectional Surveyor at Mopani Copper Mines Plc

Mopani Copper Mines Plc


Mopani Copper Mines PLC has operations in Mufulira and Kitwe on the Copperbelt Province in Zambia. The Company’s Success has been as a result of its Focused approach to improvement and the mutually beneficial relationships enjoyed with stakeholders-an important sector of which is its employees.

The Company Seeks the Services of a Senior Sectional Surveyor x1

Job Purpose

The Responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to the following:

  • Supervise and organise survey works at the shaft and allocates job priorities and effects ‘Check Surveys’ from time to time.
  • Carry out general surveys on surface and/or underground for the direction and grade control of main levels, major developments and main incline developments including drains, shafts, setting out of roads, etc.
  • Prepare and ensure accurate data output of survey reports.
  • Check and correlate surveyors’ monthly reports relating to development, mining and production and provides mining and/or construction information and working plans to the various departments (e.g. Geology and Mining) requesting/survey work.
  • Drive the health, safety and environment standards/policy awareness and practice in the Department to ensure compliance.

To be considered for this position, the candidate should meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Grade 12 certificate.
  • Bachelors in Geomatics Engineering, Diploma in Surveying or Equivalent.
  • Must have vast knowledge in open pit, underground and surface surveying.
  • At least 5 years in continuous services in an underground mine.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD software’s and Surpac.

The successful candidate must be result oriented and have the ability to work with own initiative, ability to understand scope of work, paying particular attention to Company policies and corporate objectives.

Mopani is committed to establishing a winning team and a copper and cobalt business it can be proud of. The Company operates an employment policy of meritocracy, aiming to employ the right people with the right skill, irrespective of race, gender or creed.

Applicants who are interested, suitably qualified, and experienced should submit their application no later than 26 June 2024. The application should include contact phone numbers, a detailed curriculum vitae (limited to three pages or less), and contact information for three referees who can be contacted. Additionally, certified copies of all credentials should be provided.

Female applicants that meet the above qualifications are encouraged to apply. Full confidentiality guaranteed. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be responded to.

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