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Title:  Technical Expert, Underground Mining Specialist

Requisition ID:  93686

Papua, ID, 99967

Category:  Admin Support

Assist the General Superintendent in the underground mine to organize and control the implementation of development and production plans for the underground mine, to ensure the monthly and annual development and production targets are achieved in a safe, effective, efficient and timely manner.

Additional Responsibilities:

1.            Assist Production Manager and Production General Superintendent to direct, plan and control production activities in the mine to ensure they are executed safely and the target is achieved in timely and at the most cost effective manner, in order to support the continuity of production and in compliance with company policies, procedures, goals and financial objectives.

2.            Assist General Superintendent of Production on the planning and implementation of monthly targets, plans and line up (liaise with engineering group) to ensure targets are met in timely manner. 

3.            Conduct new technical studies aiming to improve projected operation, development and/or construction conditions, such as trade-off analysis, new design or revision of alternatives.

4.            Review and analyze existing key technical design decisions in mine design, commenting on the success or risks associated to their implementation to provide effective mining strategy.

5.            Support in the estimate of internal resources (manpower, equipment, capital) required to sustain new/proposed designs.

6.            Conduct training and mentoring to increase technology knowledge and exposure to enhance the overall team knowledge (Staff and Non-Staff) to the professional standard, in order to share better knowledge with national employees.

7.            Demonstrate competence in the principles and application of competency-based learning and understand Mining Methods, underground equipment (e.g.: Abutment, Hot Muck, etc.)

8.            The mining methods include but are not limited to; underground mining knowledge, underground mining techniques, new underground mining technologies, underground ground support knowledge and understanding as well as underground equipment training.


•             Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering with a minimum of ten (10) years of proven experience in operation, planning and projects in world class Block/Panel Cave mining operations.

•             Proven experience in implementation of development and construction plans for new large scale, complex underground mines, especially in dealing with contractors.

•             Fluent in English (oral and written) and willing to learn Bahasa.

•             Strong managerial and leadership skills.

•             Strong communications skills.

•             Strong analytical skill.

•             Project management skills.

•             Good understanding in basic geological knowledge (rocks type and structure).

•             Proficient using MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (MS Office).



  • Copper Overseas Service Company ("COSCO") promotes a drug/ alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable Company Standards

COSCO has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs include tasks or duties that could affect the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Positions within COSCO which are held by employees who receive Safety Training; or
  • Positions within COSCO which are held by employees who operate equipment or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing their COSCO job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel)


Benefits: Begin first day of employment

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Relocation assistance/Ex-Pat incentives


COSCO is an equal opportunity employer


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