Engineer Communications

Open date: 2024-05-02
Close date: 2024-05-16 17:30
Department: UG Technology

Oyu Tolgoi’s workforce today is more than 97 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 one( 1) Engineer Communications in our Underground Technology department based at Oyu Tolgoi mine with the roster of 14 days on and 14 days off.

The primary purpose of this role is to build wireless network, also digital radio system according to approved design and UG Communications & Technology plan. The role ensures normal operation of Underground Data Network / Radio Communications / Fiber Optic Infrastructure by providing daily support and troubleshooting. Ongoing service improvement, effective utilization and optimization initiatives are also critical. This role is also responsible for new installations and implementations of communication systems.

What the role entails

  • Safety is priority one– everyone going home safely to their families and friends at the end of their shift. This is the number one priority and accountability for this role.
  • Actively participate in and promote a culture that values safety, occupational health, and environment as the number one priority, strive towards a goal of zero incidents, and provide a safe and healthy workplace for all.
  • Ensure all safety standards, practices and policies are followed and incidents are reported.
  • Promotes and demonstrates values and behaviors in line with OT HSEC policies and standard Wireless / Radio Communications
  • Responsible for managing and maintaining UG related wireless networks including WIFI networks, wireless links (PTP, PMP), access points.
  • Responsible for managing and maintaining Underground Radio system.
  • Responsible to for radio/wireless network expansion through UG mine development
  • Ensure the Wireless / Radio Communications infrastructure is efficiently utilized to support day to day operations of the mine development and operations.
  • Configuring network devices including router, switch and access point
  • Perform structured Preventative Maintenance activities on all the Communications systems used for Underground.
  • Maintaining the inventory and spare parts of our all the Communications gears (wireless links, access points, radio)
  • Coordinate with Vendors on resolving hardware/software issues related with UG Communications systems.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvements on the responsible systems.
  • Attending IT Service Desk calls related with Communications/Wireless service.

What you will need for this role

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, Computer Science Networking or Communications or related field
  • Certifications in IT Networking or Communications
  • Candidates should have at least 3 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in operational technology project delivery, maintenance, and support.
  • Good communication skill in both Mongolian and English

All interested candidates should submit the following documents

Please click HERE to go to Oyu Tolgoi LLC Online Application System or go to, select your vacancy and click on the link in the bottom.

Please make sure to attach the following documents:

  • CV (in English and Mongolian)
  • Cover Letter (in English and Mongolian)

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.