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Technical Expert, Construction Support, Electrical/ Mechanical - Papua

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


The incumbent in this role will be working in our Central Services Construction Department working on Underground Expansion Projects at our Papua, Indonesia site.  They will provide guidance and procedures for construction activities, procurement, materials control, project management, focusing primarily on electrical and mechanical activities. Also helping to support start-up commissioning activities by deploying department goals and objectives into projects and programs, communicating results to all stakeholders, and providing advice and feedback to department team to support objectives.  They must possess strong electrical/mechanical knowledge.

Additional responsibilities:

  1. Review implementation of the work plan to ensure it achieves the program goals in an efficient and effective manner.
  2. Review all business process, performance standards for all resources and method of work in planning, scheduling, executing construction projects and start-up commissioning to promote effectiveness and efficiency. Help update and improve work procedures as required and to perform continues improvement as well as comply with company and international standards.
  3. Coordinate with related parties (e.g. VP, Manager, Superintendents, and Foreman) to liaise, interact with, maintain, and develop an effective, consistent, clear communication and good working relationships between PTFI management and contract labor as well as engineering personnel and other related parties to ensure that there is clear understanding on the awareness of the importance of safety, engineering design considerations, constructability and the effect of cost control and project management.
  4. Assist the Construction Managers with matters of performing and controlling Human Resource decisions and management within the Construction Department when needed (including performance evaluations and personnel development) to improve productivity and performance quality thereby improving overall competency within the department.
  5. Provide deep and broad technical instructional support to National Staff & Non-Staff for all relevant activities within the Construction group as guidance to enhance and improve their skills, knowledge, and capabilities to the required level in performing their jobs skills, also to ensure all works comply with international standards, are completed in a safe manner, are within budget, and are on schedule.
  6. Review project status such as cost, schedule quality and performance and accident reporting to ensure that the project are running well.
  7. Review AFE proposal prior to approval by department head to enable early correction and forecast project needs.
  8. Communicate and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders regarding Construction, QA/QC, Field Engineering and Start-up Commissioning activities to develop understanding and acceptance of company standards.
  9. Guide, monitor, and control the implementation of safety standards and procedures within work areas to minimize accidents and damage.
  10. Develop and establish relationships with construction and engineering teams. Provide on the job training and support to construction crews.



  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma preferably in a relevant engineering discipline, such as Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, with a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in a heavy industrial environment and mining company, including eight (8) years of supervisory experience.
  • Ability to prepare project budgets, schedules, and cost benefit analysis for project work to determine cost effective solutions.
  • Ability to train and develop national workforce to advance their professional abilities and pass on technical knowledge to the junior engineers.
  • Strong Electrical/Mechanical Works experience.
  • Sound technical communications skills.
  • Ability to prepare technical specifications and documents.
  • Knowledge in QA/QC and Field Engineering for infrastructure in mining industry.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Highly proactive and achievement oriented.
  • Ability to work in a culturally diversified workforce.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Fluent in English (oral and written) and willing to learn Bahasa.
  • High level communication and presentation skills.
  • Training/teaching capability.
  • Computer literacy in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, & project scheduling software for reporting/training/documentation/diagnostic purposes.



  • 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

Closing Date:

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