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McEwen Mining Survey Technician in Eureka, Nevada

The Gold Bar Mine is located 35 miles northwest of Eureka, Nevada. The property has seen historic mining from 1988 to 1994 by Atlas Precious Metals Inc. McEwen Mining Inc. acquired the property and began active exploration in 2011. The current mine consists of an Open Pit Mining Operation delivering Ore to a Crushed Heap Leach with solution being processed through an ADR Plant and Refinery.

Job Description

Provide high quality and accurate surveying services to the mine and its operations.

Operational / Technical Execution

  • Develop and maintain team strategy for design compliance

  • Conduct surveying across the site including heap lead pad - weekly and monthly

  • Verify the accuracy of survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted

  • Record and report on the results of survey activities

  • Provide hole placement infield

  • Monitor and report on drilling by Contractor

  • Take infield samples and deliver to the Assay Lab

  • Conduct end of month drone surveys

  • Provide the Mine Engineer with operational and economic inputs, including topography and cost per ton as required

  • Coordinate with Ore Control Geologists regarding ore control activities

  • Perform pit inspections

    Administration and Controls

  • Take part in daily and weekly meetings – weekly safety meeting, daily cross over meeting, daily line out meeting

  • Carry out routine administration and reporting

  • Laboratory: Delivery of samples for assay

  • Contractor: Monitoring of drilling operations

  • Ore Control Geologists: ore control activities

    Skills / Development

  • Math skills

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Level-appropriate problem-solving skills

  • Report writing skills

  • Time management skills

  • Organizational and administrative skills

  • Prioritization skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Communication skills

  • Ability to utilise radio communications and devices

    Working Conditions

  • Climbing Ladders/Stairs

  • Long periods of standing

  • Walking over uneven ground

  • Moderate to Heavy repetitive lifting to 50 lbs.

  • Repetitive motion - Bending, stooping, kneeling, and standing for long periods of time

  • PPE required

  • Noise Exposure

  • Exposure to Dust

  • Prolonged exposure to weather conditions (Hot, Cold, Windy, Dusty)

  • Working at high elevations


  • Valid Drivers License


    Here at McEwen Mining Inc. our employees are what keep our business going. Part of how we keep our employees going are by offering some of the best benefits in the industry. Some of them are outlined below:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • 401k with company match

  • Life Insurance

  • PTO