Advisor Data Processing and Analysis

Open date: 2016-05-19
Close date: 2016-05-31

Oyu Tolgoi’s workforce today is more than 95 per cent Mongolian, and major strategic focus for the company is to develop a skilled workforce that is continuously learning. We aim to attract the best talent, so that we can together deliver a safe and globally competitive copper business that contributes to the prosperity of Mongolia.

The opportunity

We are looking for two (2) Advisor Data Processing & Analysis in our OT Underground Project – Mine Geotechnical Services department based at Oyu Tolgoi mine with roster of 2 weeks on and 1 week off.

Assists to the Senior Data processing & Analysis (QA/QC) engineer with the collection, processing and analysis of all quality assurance and quality control data relating to the ground support elements installed on site and the performance of mine development. Emphasis is on training and implementation of Rio Tinto best practices.

What the role entails

  • Assists in quality assurance/control of ground support, such as materials testing, support element quality, hole sizes, hole angle, grout quality, support element storage and records quality of installation, etc.
  • Assists in the collection, processing and analysis of laser scans, underground geotechnical mapping data and support installation quality data of all underground development.
  • Check the integrity, quality and accuracy of geotechnical data input into the Rio Tinto proprietary CaveCAD QA/QC system.
  • Assists in the analysis of geotechnical monitoring data and compares with mine development and support performance.
  • Performs a variety of routine tasks that are planned to provide experience and familiarisation with the team and the methods, practices, and programs of Rio Tinto.
  • Undertakes all operational activities required to acquire accreditation as a certified geotechnical engineer by the state/country Professional Engineering body.

What you will need for this role

  • The role requires a tertiary qualification in geotechnical engineering or equivalent.
  • To this end the following undergraduate degrees are a minimum requirement:
    • Geotechnical engineering (if available)
    • Civil engineering (with electives in geotechnical engineering and/or rock mechanics and /or geo- mechanics)
    • Engineering Geology /Geological Engineering (with electives in geotechnical engineering and/or rock mechanics and /or geo-mechanics).
    • Mining engineering (with electives in geotechnical engineering and/or rock mechanics and /or geo- mechanics
  • Previous experience as a data analyst is advantageous
  • Skills in data processing, database and spreadsheet skills are highly advantageous.
  • Any skills/training in the use of CaveCAD is highly regarded.
  • Be task focused and is self-motivated.
  • An eagerness for acquiring new knowledge
  • Ability to manage and understand complex information and to handle intense workload.

If you have any enquiries, please contact the following addresses:

Monnis Tower, 1st Floor
Chinggis Avenue 15, Sukhbaatar District
Ulaanbaatar - 14240, Mongolia

Tel: + (976) - 7010-3604

All potential candidates must be medically cleared.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and asked to submit additional documents

For successful candidates, please be advised that information submitted and collected during the recruitment process may be used or required by other HR functions such as Training and HR Services.

Employees of the Oyu Tolgoi LLC and subcontract companies currently working at Oyu Tolgoi mine must notify their employer of their application prior to progressing to the interview stage.

Oyu Tolgoi LLC ensures fair and transparent recruitment practices where all applicants are provided with equal opportunities and the decision on recruitment is made by committee members without any involvement of mediating individuals.