Student Intern (Surveyor)

Open date: 2024-06-07
Close date: 2024-06-20 17:30
Department: Operations

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

Oyu Tolgoi LLC- Mine Technical Services team is looking for one (1) student in the field for 3 months internship programme based at Oyu Tolgoi mine.

This internship programme is intended for high-performing students who wants to understand how world class mining business operates while gaining a first-hand experience of corporate culture. Interning for the Education Support team will provide great exposure to internal activities in one of the most dynamic and best performing units in the business. This opportunity will also enable the intern student to develop their interpersonal skills, teamwork and potentially help them to discover their career pathways and future aspirations.

What the role entails

  • Coordinate with geologists, engineers, and operational team personnel.
  • Support the performance of open-pit mining operations and mine planning.
  • Research the selection of equipment.
  • Plan and coordinate with engineers, mine operations crew leaders, and excavator and bulldozer operators to improve common mine operational goals.
  • Submit feedback on the work area to the mine planning engineering department.
  • Update your database whenever there is a change in the current design and database due to mining operations.
  • Report the progress of waste and ore stockpiling operations and provide feedback to the mine planning department.
  • Provide support for mining activities when necessary.
  • Enter data into the surveyor's image database for analysis of the results of aerial mapping.

What you will need for this role

  • Must be a Mongolian citizen.
  • Must be enrolled in a full time Bachelor or Master degree course of relevant majors at accredited Universities/Colleges in Mongolia or abroad and is expecting to be a 3-4th year student in the current school year in Surveying, Geodesy, Cadastre or relevant qualification is preferable
  • GPA must be 3 or higher (On 4.0 scale)
  • Good verbal and written skills in English
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work as a team member
  • Good skills in using Microsoft Office 365 environment and Excel programme at advanced level

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 explaining why you are applying for internship (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.