Shaft Technician

Recruiter
Energy Progroup
Location
Whitby, North Yorkshire
Salary
£30000 - £50000/annum
Posted
02 May 2019
Closes
01 Jun 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
POSITION: Shaft Technician

REPORTS TO: Chief Surveyor

PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE POSITION

The primary role of the Shaft Technician is to provide the necessary survey control for the construction and development of all facilities, infrastructure, and excavations, both on the surface and underground. Additionally, the Shaft Technician will have responsibility for QA reporting and to complete tasks, assignments and requests from the Shaft Superintendent.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Measure, record and report shaft advance as required, on a per shift basis

* Advise supervision of any remedial work which may be necessary to bring lining installations into compliance with project specifications

* Measure, record and report physical and environmental conditions within the shaft environment. This will include, but not be limited to: wall and ambient air temperatures, including thermocouple readings projected into the frozen ground sections, measure excavation and lining convergence with extensometer system and monitor pressure cell readings to evaluate lithological loads as they bear on the lining

* Support supervision and crews to promote safe working conditions and to work in accordance with the site rules

* Provide updated as built and planning drawings to all required parties, as required

* Participate in accident / incident investigations as directed by supervision / safety department

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

* Knowledge and experience of AutoCAD and 3D modelling software.

* Advanced surveying experience is a strong asset, preferably with Total Station and Scanners in an underground environment.

* High accuracy and first-time right ethic is required

* Experience working as part of a project planning team

* Ability to work as an integral part of a team and problem solve in an challenging environment

* Underground Mining experience is desirable but not essential

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