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Mine Technician (Surveyor)

Company: Intrepid Potash
Location: Hobbs
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Mine Technician (Surveyor)
Reports To: Chief Mine Engineer
Location: New Mexico - East OVERVIEW The Mine Surveyor is responsible for interacting with various engineering and operations groups to ensure completion of assigned tasks and projects, and performing underground and surface surveying functions to support operations.


  • Understand and utilize Advanced Surveying Procedures
  • Perform closed loop traverses with a level, theodolite or a Total Station
  • Create and update a wide variety of maps, including Mine Panel Maps, Belt Conveyor Maps and Escape Maps
  • Conduct volume and quantity surveys on stockpiles and product storage warehouses, and land, boundary, construction layout and location validation surveying.
  • Survey and record field measurements related to inventory, engineering and construction project work.
  • Prepare data, plots, maps, charts, records, and documents related to surveys
  • Search archives for survey and construction design and as-built records as may be relevant in ongoing surface construction and maintenance work.
  • Assist in the preparation of descriptive narratives and tables on surveys to be used in project scopes of work and bid documents on construction and land projects.
  • Maintain the site (surface and underground) control survey database
  • Perform other duties as assigned REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Valid driver's license
    • Minimum two (2) years experience of underground or surface surveying experience requires
    • Drafting skills adequate to upload survey measurements into a computer system and create drawings and maps using AutoCAD and Carlson Suite
    • Working knowledge of various standard world coordinate systems, geoids, datum and translation/conversion of local systems preferred
    • Experience with hand-held power tools and 4-wheel drive vehicles require
      • Medical plans with prescription drug coverage, dental insurance and vision insurance
      • 401(K) with immediate vesting and generous employer match
      • Work-life balance with family-friendly work schedules
      • Opportunity to grow within position through Intrepid's career path program
        SCHEDULE AND WORK ENVIRONMENT 9/80 schedule, Monday - Thursday, 9-hour workdays, Fridays worked, 8-hour workday, with every other Friday off. Schedule subject to change.
        • Underground mining environment that is often not well lit and is at low heights
        • Exposed to louder than moderate noises (ex: vehicle noises, machinery noises, etc.)
        • Employees are required to wear safety attire and personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times
          • Standing, walking, sitting (while driving) over 2/3 of work time, squatting, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, making precise hand and fingers movements, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, reaching or grasping.
          • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., and push and/or pull up to 50 lbs. less than 1/3 of the time
          • Must be able to perceive color differences
          • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment as needed
            A pre-placement physical and hair follicle drug test will be required for anyone selected for this opportunity. Placement into the position will not be made until the results are received and cleared by Intrepid.

            ABOUT US Intrepid is an entrepreneurial organization committed to developing unique and environmentally sound ways of extracting minerals of global importance to multiple industries. While our legacy potassium products hold a strong reputation in the agriculture and feed industries, the expansion of our water, brine and other solutions contributes to the oil and gas industries to support energy resources. This diversification of products and customers expands our growth and impact beyond yesterday's needs. Working at Intrepid, you will experience the commitment, teamwork, and growth in every role and experience. Associated topics: earthquake, geophysicist, geoscience, geotechnical, hydrologist, map, measure, survey, surveyor, topographic survey

Keywords: Intrepid Potash, Midland , Mine Technician (Surveyor), Professions , Hobbs, Texas

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