Senior Controller Mining

Open date: 2024-04-25
Close date: 2024-05-09 17:30
Department: Underground Tactical Operations

Oyu Tolgoi’s workforce today is more than 96 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) Senior Controller Mining in Oyu Tolgoi LLC, Underground Tactical Operations department based at Oyu Tolgoi mine with the roster of 14 days on and 14 days off.

The purpose of this role is to ensure the integrated shift schedule is achieved with zero harm, on time and within budget.

What the role entails

  • Coach controllers in best practice Short interval control of the integrated shift schedule to ensure shift schedule attainment and compliance;
  • Coach controllers in best practice short interval control of resources to achieve scheduled tonnes to surface;
  • Ensuring in-shift schedule corrections of all underground activities are aligned to achieving both the UG and OT integrated shift schedules;
  • Real-time management and optimization of underground resources allocation;
  • Remotely control and monitor the underground infrastructure to ensure that it operates within normal operating parameters;
  • Remotely control and monitor the MHS to maximise MHS uptime and to ensure that it operates within normal operating parameters;
  • Providing roster coverage for other Tactical Operations roles;
  • Provide training and support on all Tactical Control roles;
  • Provide leadership support within Tactical Control;
  • Executing emergency management duties as per emergency management procedures;
  • Communicating with and motivating operators via radio communications aligned to the OT UG Radio Voice Communications Protocol;
  • Coach the Tactical Control team on the recording of operational data, shift schedule variance causes and Tactical Control decisions;
  • Handover all safety and operational shift status to cross shift;
  • Working within the Tactical Engineering team to ensure variance to schedule is understood and actioned;
  • Working within the Tactical Engineering team to ensure that Tactical Control technical systems operate within normal operating parameters;
  • Working within the Management Operating System team to ensure continuous improvement of Tactical Control processes;
  • Working within the Tactical Integration scheduling team to create integrated shift schedules;
  • Announcing mine wide radio broadcasts to inform the underground workforce of critical communications;
  • Champion the Tactical Operations mission, priorities and goals; and
  • Act fairly, honestly and consistently in line with The Way We Work and OT Behaviours.

What you will need for this role

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineer, Processing Engineer or related discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in similar roles
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Experience working in a Control Room;
  • Experience with mine control software;
  • Experience operating a crusher and MHS;
  • Experience with SCADA software;
  • Proficient in MS Office Excel, Outlook;
  • Proficient in Mongolian and English language skills.

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.