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Technical Expert, Underground Haulage Projects - Papua

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Mine Operations Jobs
Industrial Engineer Jobs, Maintenance Jobs, Mine Operation Jobs, Rail Jobs, Technical Jobs, Underground Jobs, Maintenance Planner Jobs, Mine Supervisor Jobs, Plant Mining Jobs
Mining, Underground
Indonesia, South East Asia
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Salary Description:
relocation assistance/expat incentives
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Assist the Superintendent Grasberg Block Cave (GBC) Haulage Projects in the planning, coordinating, and building of the GBC Rail Haulage system to include switches, chutes, sidings, systems, communications, and training in order to support GBC Rail Haulage.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Build, repair, and maintain all aspects of the GBC Rail haulage system. 
  2. Guide, train, and direct National Staff and Non-Staff to construct, operate, and repair the GBC Rail Haulage system. 
  3. Develop, coach and motivate counterparts through OJT and other forms of training to enhance skills, knowledge and capabilities within the areas of responsibility. 
  4. Regularly conduct inspections of underground areas of responsibility, in conjunction with National Staff counterparts, to anticipate and minimize problems that may arise in association with the failure of planning, implementation, sequencing, engineering, etc.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent certification with ten (10) years of experience in Underground Mining practices and supervision or fifteen (15) years of experience in underground mining practices as a front-line supervisor.
  • Strong communication skills. 
  • Strong analytical skills. 
  • Motivated self-starter, flexible, energetic and personable. 
  • Strong supervisory skills as well as the ability to work in a team environment. 
  • Competent in handling multiple concurrent projects with using good judgment. 
  • Competent in rail haulage installation and repair.
  • Ability to review and understand equipment, facilities and services to recommend rationalization and centralization of services. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with and manage a culturally diversified workforce. 
  • Expert knowledge of safety practices in underground mining. 
  • Ability to work unsupervised and handle numerous tasks simultaneously. 
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective lines of communication with operating group and other parallel groups throughout the company. 
  • Achievement Oriented. 
  • Fluent in English (oral and written) and willing to learn Bahasa.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred knowledge in latest equipment used for rail maintenance and installation including:
  1. Ballast Regulators
  2. Rail Grinding machines
  3. Ballast Tamping machines
  4. Thermite welding
  5. High Rail Excavator
  • 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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