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Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Mine Operations Jobs
Maintenance Jobs, Process Jobs, Maintenance Planner Jobs, Process Control Jobs
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Job Description

Provide training in all aspects of ore flow maintenance and trouble-shooting of ore flow systems throughout all maintenance groups at PTFI.  The position is a hands-on assignment and will require the incumbent to actively train and mentor the national non-staff workforce to increase their skill sets in ore flow maintenance.

Additional Responsibilities:

1.            Provide mentoring and training for all national ore flow employees.

2.            Work in all maintenance areas at PTFI and assist in maintenance ore flow systems while teaching national employees proper techniques for maintenance.

3.            Review maintenance programs and implement needed changes.

4.            Work hands-on with the national staff workforce to transfer knowledge and teach best practices.

5.            Assist in the development of action plans for better reliability and diagnosing problematic ore flow issues within PTFI work areas.

6.            Identify high potential employees in area of responsibility and assist in the creation of Personal Development Plans for each.

7.            Review preventative maintenance programs for site ore flow systems and implement recommended changes.

8.            Assist in the review of stock and inventory levels to achieve maximum return and reduce overstock and waste.

9.            Ensure and encourage engagement with all ore flow maintenance employees so that the incumbent is viewed as an expert and a reliable source who is available and called upon when needed.

10.         Support maintenance groups in the advancement of Papuan employees with continued mentoring, skills and knowledge transfer, and teambuilding.

11.         Constantly reinforce the best safety practices according to PTFI standards and ensure all employees are informed, trained, and aware of the hazards associated with ore flow systems.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and five (5) years of experience in ore flow systems, OR High School Diploma or GED and ten (10) years of experience in ore flow systems.

  • Hydraulic Systems trouble-shooting and maintenance.

  • Hydraulic Theory and practices, trade classes preferred.

  • Computer literacy.
  • Teaching and mentoring capability and experience.
  • Strong English skills, both oral and written.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Technical skills in ore flow maintenance.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Ability to think under stressful, adverse conditions.

  • Teamwork and negotiation skills.
  • PTFI mandatory skills including safety, training, leadership.

  • Must be able to communicate clearly with technical language to national staff.

  • Understanding of a variety of conveying systems in multiple work locations.

  • Competency in highly technical ore flow maintenance systems and skill to transfer the knowledge effectively.

  • Patience and motivation to transfer skills and best practices to national workforce.

  • Hands-on everyday with workforce.
  • Building trust among the local indigenous communities and workforce.

  • Ability to be self-directed with minimal supervision and guidance.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Basic level of the Indonesian language in understanding and oral (preferable but not essential)

  • 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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