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Western Surveyor

Posting Date:  02-Mar-2023
Job Function:  Geology and Exploration
Company:  Centennial Clarence Pty. Limited



Centennial Coal Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Asia's largest independent Energy Group, Banpu Public Company Limited.


Replicating the success and global leadership of our parent company Banpu our Centennial business is evolving, it is transitioning from one based solely on coal, to a diversified energy company with three pillars: Energy Resources, Energy Technology, and Energy Generation.


We employ over 1,600 highly skilled employees across our operations and are New South Wales’ leading supplier to coal-fired energy producers. Centennial is the heart of innovation, technology, and sustainability, offering a career that is both challenging and rewarding.


Centennial is recruiting for an exciting Surveying position, based in our Western Region. The Lithgow offices and operational sites are conveniently located between the stunning Blue Mountains area and the thriving regional city of Bathurst, both of which offer exciting lifestyle opportunities as well as excellent schooling and tertiary education facilities. 


Reporting to the appointed Mine Surveyor, you will be a part of a dynamic and motivated team. Strongly focused on efficiency and reliability, you will assist the appointed Mine Surveyor undertake underground and surface surveys, maintain mine plans using AutoCAD software and be part of the overall survey production process.


You will be a proud advocate for safety. Some experience in underground mine surveying would be advantageous but if you are currently performing a survey role and are interested in working in the underground coal industry, this could be the opportunity for you. 



Main Duties

  • Assist in mine traversing and control networks 
  • Develop your understanding of survey in underground coal mining
  • Provide timely and accurate survey support for daily mining activities 
  • Ensure routine monitoring and production surveys tasks are carried out
  • Assist in the implementation of survey systems and procedures
  • Perform quality control checks on work completed
  • Complete drafting and updating of mine plans




  • Tertiary Qualifications in Surveying (or similar) highly regarded 
  • Demonstrated numerical accuracy and analytical skills
  • Strong computer literacy skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with all levels of operation
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Survey Regulations
  • Highly effective planning, organisational and problem-solving skills
  • Use of mining CAD programs and Total Stations and GPS
  • Proactive and self-motivated attitude
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Current Drivers Licence



Candidates without formal qualifications that can demonstrate experience in a similar role may be considered.



Apply now to be part of a collaborative team and support one of Australia’s leaders in underground coal mining and exploration.



Applications close - Sunday 26 March 2023