Engineer Drill and Blast /3/

Open date: 2021-08-23
Close date: 2021-09-02 17:30
Department: Underground

Oyu Tolgoi’s workforce today is more than 94 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 three ( 3) Engineer Drill and Blast in Oyu Tolgoi LLC – Underground project - Mining - Technical Services department based at Oyu Tolgoi mine site with roster of 2 weeks on and 1 week off.

The purpose of this role is to provide engineering services and support on drill and blast activities of the organizational unit in line with the company policies and procedures to achieve the team's objectives and targeted plan.

What the role entails

  • Designing Drill passports for execution of production, development and secondary break drilling operations
  • Designing Blast passports for execution of production development and secondary break blasting operations
  • Providing technical support in field and work collaboratively with drill and blast operators to ensure safe and productive execution of drill and blast designs
  • Monitoring, analysis and reporting of production and development drilling performance in alignment to the Drill and Blast Quality Management Plan (QMP) and Technical Guidelines
  • Field monitoring of underground blasts to ensure safe blasting operations
  • Supporting production and development drills with Total Station Navigation Data
  • Performing monthly audits of drilling, charging and blasting systems, processes and operations
  • Performing monthly audits of explosives transport vehicles as of Explosive Management Plan (EMP)
  • Leading technical drill and blast projects for operation readiness and improvement initiatives
  • Working collaboratively with other stakeholders to identify and address safety risks and develop opportunities for improvement to drill and blast operations
  • Leading positive safety culture through active participation in the CRM system and compliance to safety standards on site and Mongolian Regulations

What you will need for this role

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience working with 3D computer drafting software such as AutoCAD, Vulcan, or Deswik will be highly regarded
  • Microsoft Excel and Office suite skills
  • Well developed English language verbal and written skills will be highly regarded
  • Able to prefer safety culture
  • Act fairly, honestly and consistently in line with The Way We Work.

All interested candidates should submit the following documents.

Please click HERE to go to Oyu Tolgoi LLC Online Application System or go to the OT portal, 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.