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Technical Expert, Project Mechanical Engineering - Papua, Indonesia

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Mechanical Engineer Jobs, Mineral Processing Engineer, Project Management Jobs
Indonesia, South East Asia
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
relocation assistance/Ex-Pat incentives
Job Ref:


Assist the national counterpart in mechanical engineering by mentoring and coaching so that the national counterpart can successfully manage capital and operating projects and implement a broad range of continuous process improvement initiatives that improve the overall business performance of the Concentrating Division. Support the entire Concentrating Division with technical analysis and project management for future capital projects to support the large scale, complex underground ores from GBC, KL, and DMLZ.

Additional Responsibilities

1.            Promote conformance with PTFI safety and environmental standards within the Concentrating Division.

2.            Work with counterpart to identify re-occurring non-conformances in nominated mechanical calculation and develop sustainable corrective measures that are agreed with operations and maintenance personnel.

3.            Assist national counterpart to ensure corrective action is taken against identified circuit non-conformances in assigned circuit area on a daily basis and results are evaluated and reported.

4.            Assign tasks that will enhance the competencies of Level 1 and Level 2 Mechanical Engineers and ensure that they are held to accountable to the required work standard.

5.            Determine financial strategies to optimize the project budget to meet or come in under cost estimates, while still meeting the project timeline.

6.            Provide mentoring, coaching, and skill development to support counterpart and national staff in conveying, piping and pumping calculation.

7.            Coordinate with operations personnel, maintenance personnel, consultants and suppliers to evaluate new technologies to provide continuous improvement in nominated circuit areas.

8.            Manage approved project either AFE or ESR in concentrating division and ensuring the needs of operations and maintenance departments are met.

9.            Understanding of drawing format and ability to create sketch, in order to solve project problems at nominated circuit areas.

10.          Experience in piping and pump calculation and ability to do manual calculations for piping and pump system, including pump in series and parallel, and should be able to transfer knowledge to other national Mechanical Engineers.  Familiar with piping and pumping calculation software is a great advantage.

11.          Experience in conveyor design and ability to do manual calculations for conveyor design, including ore trajectory analysis, and should be able to transfer knowledge to other national Mechanical Engineers.  Familiar with conveyor design software is a great advantage (Delta helix).

12.          Experience in HVAC system calculation and the ability to do manual calculations for cooling system and should be able to transfer knowledge to other national Mechanical Engineers.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering along with ten (10) years of experience in projects specializing in piping, pumping, mechanical and conveying in a large scale, complex mine or oil & gas industries.
  • Mineral Processing knowledge is an advantage.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to choose appropriate communication methods for situations.
  • Proficient using MS Office software.
  • Ability to successfully manage long-term and short-term projects.
  • Strong team leadership skills - ability to supervise human resources.
  • Concern for safety and environment - High level of concern for safety and environment.
  • Customer Service Orientation - Highly focused on meeting customer requirements.
  • Analytical Thinking - strong ability to organize problem, situation in a systematic way to.
  • Cultural Sensitivity - values individual differences in work styles based on the many cultures at PTFI.
  • Information Seeking - Ability to dig for information beyond questions that are routine or required for help.
  • Impact and influence - Ability to impact and influence others to support one's recommendations.
  • Strategic Orientation - Demonstrates an intimate understanding of the capabilities, nature, and potential of the Concentrating Division.
  • Relationship building - Ability to build and maintain a network of reciprocal and warm relationships with networks of people who may be able to assist in business.
  • Flexibility - An ability to adapt to and work effectively within a variety of situations and with various individuals or groups.
  • Organization commitment - Ability to align one's own behavior with the needs, priorities and goals of the organization.
  • Organizational Awareness - The ability to understand and learn the power relationships in one's own organization or in other organizations.
  • Teamwork and Cooperation - Implies the intention to work cooperatively with others.
  • Concern for Order - Reflects an underlying drive to reduce uncertainty in work environment.
  • Conceptual Thinking - The ability to identify connections between situations that are not obviously connected.
  • Fluent in English (oral and written) and willing to learn Bahasa.




  • 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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