A specialist in geodesic measurements, prospecting for economic mineral deposits, and the construction of mining facilities and underground structures.
History of the Profession
The mining surveyor profession appeared as the unique response of the
The Mining Surveyor Today
Metalloinvest entrusts its mining surveyors with the compliance with all the parameters of the process of mining mineral deposits: schematics of areas of the open pit, spoil heaps, the relief displayed in contours, mining and earth removal, measurements and calculation of mined quantities of mineral deposits, and the remaining material at the mining faces and in
Knowledge and Skills
Further to knowledge gained during education it is crucial to be able to confidently use the appropriate equipment and the specialised computer software in order to be a successful mining surveyor. It is also required that a mining surveyor can perfectly understand blueprints, because the information from geometrical surveys is synthesised graphically in the mining documentation. The mining surveyor constantly contrasts and compares the graphic representation of objects on plans and blueprints with their objective embodiment in the real,
The work of a mining surveyor demands physical endurance and health, in so much as the job involves constant movement on foot. The profession of mining surveyor will appeal to someone active, who works meticulously, and has exceptional attention to detail.
A mining surveyor must be very analytical, observant, and resourceful. Regardless of modern measuring technology, the mining surveyor must be a good judge of distance, a skill, which will improve on the job.
The mining surveyor possess large reservoirs of knowledge, including knowledge in other disciplines, promising the prospect of career development and ensuring job rotation within the Company.