Student Intern (Underground Control Room)

Open date: 2024-05-09
Close date: 2024-05-23 17:30
Department: Underground Tactical 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

We are looking for two (2) Student Intern (Underground Control Room) in Underground Tactical Operations Department based in Oyu Tolgoi mine site with roster of 14 days on and 14 days off.

This internship programme is intended for high-performing students who want to understand how world class mining

business operates while gaining a first-hand experience of corporate culture. The internship will provide great exposure to underground activities by working in Underground Tactical Operations Center (Control Room).

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

  • Conduct short interval control of Underground Integrated Shift Schedule (ISS) in the Tactical Operations Center (Control Room)
  • Communicate with and motivate operators via radio communication aligned with OT UG radio voice communications protocol
  • Record operational data, shift schedule variances and tactical control decisions
  • Handover safety and shift status to cross shift Controller effectively
  • Announce mine wide radio broadcasts
  • Collaborate with technical services team, scheduling team and frontline team (supervisors and operators)
  • Act fairly, honestly and consistently in line with The Way We Work and OT behaviors
  • Visit underground regularly to obtain exposure to underground activities

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 current school year majoring in Mining Engineering, Mineral Processing or other relevant degree
  • GPA must be 3 or higher (On 4.0 scale)
  • Excellent written and spoken communication in English and Mongolian and ability to work as a team member
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment
  • Available to travel to Oyu Tolgoi mine site for some periods
  • Knowledge of safety culture

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)
  • Certified copy of study period

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.