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Glencore - Graduate Mine Surveyor (Coal, Copper and Zinc)

As a Graduate Mine Surveyor you will work in one of the world’s most iconic mining districts, which has pioneered several Mining innovations whilst producing some of the current Local and Global Mining and Resource leaders. Our industry-leading and experienced professionals will challenge you each step of the way – to think differently, ask questions and come up with creative solutions. You will have access to unrivalled opportunities and unlimited potential to grow your career. This is your opportunity to test your skills and creativity in real situations, working with some of the best in your field. If you are keen to grow with us, relish the opportunity to work and live in our regional areas and build an exciting career, we want to hear from you.

About the Role

As a Graduate Mine Surveyor, you will be exposed current mine surveying techniques and equipment, and take part in the critical aspects of mining provided by the Survey Departments. You will be exposed to some world-class technologies and you will provide directional control for development mining, other set-outs and production drill mark-ups, install and maintain the mine survey control network, undertake void surveys using Optech / CALS survey equipment and measure / calculate mine volumes for surface stockpiles and underground voids.

Under the guidance of our experienced and skillful surveying team, you will contribute to set out blasting patterns and give direction to the mining operation to ensure that all development and mining is executed according to the specific mine design. No two days are the same, and if you are looking for a challenging but rewarding career as a surveyor, then this is the right opportunity for you.

Graduate positions may be filled for mid-year placements however most will be for 2022 commencement.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A Bachelor of Science, spatial science or similar
  • Have graduated from university within the last 2 years

Why choose Glencore?

With operations across the globe, there is a world of opportunities waiting for you at Glencore. Glencore provides unrivalled career and development prospects, great communities and the opportunity to work with leaders in your field. As part of 
Glencore's Graduate Program, you will:

  • Receive structured, professional development with a real focus on-the-job experience;
  • Have scheduled networking and social events with other graduates and members of the senior management teams;
  • Be mentored by experienced professionals in your field and receive practical support from business leaders;
  • Attend a structured Graduate Professional Development Program designed to accelerate your leadership potential; and ultimately
  • Be assisted to achieving your chosen career trajectory, with many of our graduates going on to become leaders in our business.


You will be entitled to a comprehensive range of benefits aimed at attracting and retaining our most valuable asset, our people. We offer competitive remuneration and other financial benefits including medical and insurance discounts, discounts with Virgin, Qantas and Lenovo as well as other benefits. While it is easy to focus on remuneration, other benefits include training and development, ambassadorship opportunities, health and lifestyle, recognition and reward programs as well as lifestyle rosters.



Regional Queensland (Emerald & Mackay) and New South Wales (Hunter Valley & Mudgee).

What distinguishes us from other programs is the acceleration of your skills development. We believe that rotation through a variety of teams, mining methods and locations, we can enhance your professional and practical development on a fast track towards achievement of your career goals. To support you in this growth, you will have access to our Senior Leadership team from Day 1! All of our graduates are engaged in a structured leadership development program, you have access to a mentor and a series of professional development workshops culminating in an Australia wide national conference with your peers and our business leaders.


Cobar, New South Wales.

CSA Mine is an underground copper mine located in Cobar, Central Western NSW.  Home to approximately 4,647 people, the town features modern amenities including first class education, health and social facilities. With an area of 45,609 square kilometres, the Shire is almost the same size as the whole of Tasmania.

Residential Mount Isa, North West Queensland.

Mount Isa Mines has both Copper and Zinc underground mines.  Mount Isa is a thriving city of 23,000 acting as a hub for regional business, transport, services and government in north-west Queensland.  With every sporting club you can think of, golf course, restaurants, gyms and movie theatre, there is always plenty to do.  Explore the region with some of the best fishing and camping locations right at your doorstep.

McArthur River, Northern Territory.

McArthur River Mine (MRM) produces zinc, lead and silver from an open cut mine. This is then processed and stored onsite before being transported to Loading Facility and shipped to our customers all over the world. Situated southeast of Darwin, McArthur River Mine (MRM) is a world-class zinc-lead mine with a long future ahead of it. Flying in and Out from Darwin, you spend your onsite time in a camp with a dining room, bar, gym, movie theatre, golf driving range, volleyball courts, cricket pitch, and swimming pool.

Cloncurry, North West Queensland.

At Ernest Henry Mining, the mining method is Sub-Level Caving.  Situated 150km from Mount Isa, and 38km from Cloncurry. Cloncurry is one of north-west Queensland’s agricultural and mining centres, with a population of just under 3000. As a social hub for the region Cloncurry is host to events including rodeos, races, cultural festivals, community markets and much more. The Ernest Henry Mining Village offers a wet and dry mess, well-equipped gymnasium, a swimming pool and sporting fields.

Townsville, North Queensland.

Located on the coast in tropical North Queensland, Glencore’s Townsville Operations encompass Copper Refineries Pty Ltd and Glencore Port Operations.  Our Townsville Operations mark the final link in Glencore’s fully integrated north Queensland supply chain, connecting the natural resources we produce with markets around the world.  Copper Refineries Pty Ltd is one the world’s leading electrolytic copper refineries, capable of producing 300,000 tonnes per year of premium-quality ISA brand LME Grade A copper cathode using Glencore’s proprietary IsaKIDD refining process. Glencore Port Operations at the Port of Townsville is the export gateway for our north Queensland products.

Closed 24 days ago
Closed 24 days ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
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  • Work rights:

    Australian Citizen

  • Locations:

    Regional New South

  • Closing Date:22nd Mar 2021, 2:38 pm


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