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Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Design Jobs, Mine Planning/Scheduling Jobs, Mining Engineer Jobs, Production Jobs, Technical Jobs, Underground Jobs
Mining, Underground
Indonesia, South East Asia
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent, Expat
Salary Description:
Relocation assistance/Expatriate Incentives
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Job Description

Assist the General Superintendent Production Engineering with production planning and cave management; their preparation, revision and/or analysis, on designs, optimizations, field trials, trade-offs and other related to the Grasberg Block Cave (GBC) Mine and Deep Mill Level Zone (DMLZ) Mine and Deep Ore Zone (DOZ) Mine. The objective of this job function is to guarantee a successful implementation of operation, production planning, and cave management to develop and sustain GBC Mine and DMLZ Mine’s caving operations.

Additional responsibilities:

  1. Direct, communicate, and control the company's safety, health and environmental policies and procedures implementation, including conducting safety meetings in order to promote in all personnel the awareness of safety and environmental issues especially when working in an underground environment where high risks and limited space exists.
  2. Conduct new studies aiming to improve caving operations, such as trade-off analysis, new design or revision of alternatives.
  3. Recommend on best practices or technological breakthroughs, benchmarks in project industry or running caving operations in order to be studied and potentially implemented in the project.
  4. Review and analyze existing key decisions in mine design, commenting on the success or risks associated to their implementation to provide effective mining strategy.
  5. Lead field trials in existing caving operations or future caving areas in order to capture valuable information to designs decision for the project, including time studies, productivities, risks and costs.
  6. Support in the estimate of resources (manpower, equipment, capital) required to sustain caving operations.
  7. Work closely with the All Engineering departments updating long term project schedule in order to create good communications with other groups.
  8. Actively develop the technical capability and systems of the engineering department ensuring increasing capability of the team as a whole.


Bachelor’s (S1) Degree in Mine Engineering, with a minimum of ten (10) years of proven experience in operations, planning and projects in a world class Block/Panel Cave mining operations.

·         Proven experience in development and implementation of caving plans for new underground and mature underground mines.

·         Basic knowledge in design software such as Deswik/Vulcan/ACAD or similar, scheduling packages (M24D/EPS/PCB/Deswik) or similar.

·         Strong concern for Safety and Environment.

·         Goal orientated.

·         Strong Design skills in caving plans, schedules and techniques.

·         Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

·         Strong analytical thinking skills.

·         Ability to work in a culturally diversified workforce.

·         Strong computer skills.

·         Strong English skills, both oral and written.

·         Basic level of the Indonesian language in understanding and oral (preferable but not essential).

·         Strong negotiation skills.

·         High level communication skills.



Benefits:  Begin first day of employment


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance.
  • Relocation assistance/Expatriate Incentives.

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