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This is an Underground Geotechnical position to provide broad and deep recommendation on Underground Geotechnical activities, for both various Production Mine areas as well as for the various Development areas to ensure appropriate geotechnical investigation, analysis, adequate monitoring systems, and mining effectiveness and support recommendation, so that mining activity is achievable in a timely manner and high quality results.Communicate closely with the various parties such as Underground Geology, Hydrology and Underground Engineering group to ensure safe work environment.

Additional responsibilities:

1.Provide expert advice to ensure proper geotechnical design such as underground’s facilities mining sequence and ground support which isrequired for the new mine development in PTFI’s active mine and future mine.

2. Provide recommendations for all Underground Geotech/Hydrology activities, improvement, monitoring systems and /or process in order to provide a proper and continuous handling as well as to ensure application prevention and or remedial actions.

3.Provide and create underground technical instructional support to national staff and contract staff for relevant activities as a guidance to ensure all works comply with international standards, completed in a safe manner, within budget, and on schedule.

4.Provide expertise on underground planning, monitoring and controlling budget and cost expenditure including work order usage to meet standard requirement of cost control.

5.Review special project progress in order to ensure high quality result and support the achievement of projects objectives according to company’s policies and procedures.

6.Train, develop, coach and motivate crew to an acceptable high standard to enhance their underground skills, knowledge and capability to an acceptable high standard and develop written program to transfer knowledge and technology to the national employees to improve their capabilities.

7.Present professional advice/recommendation in leadership and/or supervisory role (i.e., manpower management, work arrangement, job assignment) in order to promote supervisory skill of national staff.

8.Understand and be aware of underground safety and environmental practices in the work area ensuring safe work practices for you and working colleagues and compliance with company Safety and Environmental SOP’s.

9.Communicate geotechnical concerns and solutions to the various key partners, like Geology, Hydrology, Engineering, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Underground Operations and junior staff.


·         Bachelor’s (S1) Degree or Diploma Geology, Mining or Civil Engineeringwith a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in underground industrial environment (preferably in the mining industry) with an emphasis on underground Geotechnical experience OR High School/Technical diploma in the same field with a minimum of ten to fifteen (10-15) years Underground Geology experience in the mining environment.

·         Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

·         Strong training, mentor and teaching capabilities.

·         Strong understanding of preventive maintenance system.

·         Strong analytical and synthesis skills including problem analysis cost and financial analysis.

·         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 decision-making skills.

·         High level communication skills.



Benefits:  Begin first day of employment


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

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Technical Expert, Underground Geotech Hydrology – Big Gossan Mine

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