Survey Assistant (X1)

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Job Description

Mabiza Resources Limited (“Mabiza”) operates the Munali Nickel Mine (“Munali”), which is located in Mazabuka District, 75kms south of Lusaka, Zambia. Mabiza is a wholly owned entity of Consolidated Nickel Mines Ltd.

The Mine is a modern, world-class facility with fully mechanized underground operations. To support this vision. Mabiza is seeking the services of an experienced and qualified individual to take up the position of: –

Reporting: Mine Surveyor

Job Purpose:

To assist and support surveyors in field surveys by preparing survey equipment, transporting, assembling, maintaining and laying out surveying equipment.

Responsibilities: –

  • Performing routine tasks to assist Mine Surveyors by transporting, assembling, maintaining, and laying out surveying equipment, marking development ends, drilling, and installing of pegs.
  • Carrying out survey data analysis on survey data and maintain the integrity of the survey computer directories and records of all files in the survey database.
  • Setting out of all mine design and geological requirements, this includes preparation of set out plans for all designated staff to utilise.
  • Carrying out stockpile surveys on a regular basis to enable accurate stockpile volumes to be calculated at the end of each month for reconciliation and ore stock calculations.
  • Ensuring that survey activities comply with Safety and Health policies and procedures.
  • Marking survey lines in development ends.
  • Drilling and installing pegs

Skills & Qualifications: –

  • At least a grade 12 school certificate
  • 2 years’ work experience in underground operations as added advantage
  • Manual valid driver’s licence
  • Experience in mechanised/non-mechanised mining operations Hazard Identification and control measures
  • Proven knowledge in safe handling and use of survey equipment added advantage
  • Ability to follow instructions and promote teamwork
  • Ability to learn quickly and working with minimum supervision

Method of Application

MRL offers equal employment opportunities. If you are ready to take up this opportunity, e-mail or post your CV with a full application letter. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please apply to:

The Human Resources Business Partner,

Mabiza Resources Ltd,

P.O. 50799,


Or email your application and C.V.

Application deadline
19 Aug 14:36