Mining Surveyors are involved in the accurate measurement and recording of mine workings.
They are critical to the design, planning and safety of surface and underground mining activities, and relied on for accurate representation.
It is a job well suited to those who are good at maths and science, enjoy analysing and interpreting geographical data and have good physical fitness.
There are many avenues to commencing a career in mining surveying. Typically, you would complete a degree in surveying, spatial or geospatial science, or geographical information systems at university. A tertiary education often covers a diverse range of surveying specialties however graduates who choose mining surveying as a career usually gain mining surveying knowledge from practical exposure at a mine site.