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Amentum Mine Chief Surveyor in CARLSBAD, New Mexico

Job Summary

Nuclear Waste Partnership, an LLC of Amentum, managing and operating contractor of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) is currently seeking a qualified individual to serve as a Mine Chief Surveyor to join our Engineering team located in Carlsbad, NM.

The successful candidate will perform the duties of the Mine Chief Surveyor including but not limited to the following: Provide Technical Expertise to the NWP Surveying Program. Plan, Schedule, and Oversee Underground and Surface surveying jobs. Process Survey Data and present Data as appropriate. Train NWP surveyors on equipment, software, data processing, and data presentation. Maintain Survey Job and Data Files such that data and jobs are easily retrievable. Maintain Underground and Surface Horizontal and Vertical Control Point Network. Maintain Surveying Equipment and Software. Develop and Maintain Surveying Program Procedures. Assist Surveyors with surface and underground.NWP Exempt Salary Grade (30-32)

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Mine Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Surveying with four (4) years of underground surveying experience, or

  • Associates in a related discipline with six (6) years of underground surveying experience, or

  • High School Diploma or GED with ten (10) years of underground surveying experience is required.

(A Licensed Surveyor with four (4) years of underground surveying experience is an acceptable alternative for the Bachelor’s Degree and four (4) years of experience.)

  • Familiarity with modern survey equipment including electronic levels, total stations, laser scanner and GPS equipment is mandatory.

  • Experience with surveying and drafting software packages used for processing and managing survey data records is required.

  • Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be US Citizens.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of mine surveying using laser and other electronic processes is preferred.

  • Experience with Carlson Mining Software is desired.

  • Experience in salt type deposits and familiar with the dependent nature of salt and knowledgeable about its impacts on surveying is preferred.

  • Previous WIPP Project experience is a plus.

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