Superintendent Surface Mine Geology

Open date: 2024-05-13
Close date: 2024-05-24 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

We are looking for one (1) Superintendent Surface Mine Geology in Oyu Tolgoi LLC – Technical and Integrated Planning – Mine Technical Services department based at Oyu Tolgoi mine site and Ulaanbaatar office 7/7/5/2 bases.

The purpose of this role is to lead, plan, organise, train and provide systematic guidance on the implementation and performances of the immediate team within the functional unit consistently in line with the company policies and procedures to achieve the operation's objective and the targeted plan.

What the role entails

  • As part of the leadership team, develop a safety culture whilst ensuring that all work undertaken in areas of responsibility comply with existing safety legislation and is in full compliance with applicable HSE standards.
  • Ensure the safety of all team members and that risks are identified, mitigated and managed
  • Lead the surface mine geology, grade control and ore control functions and support operations team through
  • Provide up to date geological and structural models to the geotechnicals and planning team
  • Support the mining operations to achieve production targets and manage compliance to plan
  • Mine to Mill Reconciliation and reporting
  • Ensure correct material types are placed for NAF/PAF zones
  • Ensure all EOP reporting is done in time and accurately
  • Manage, lead and develop the team members through effective communication of team and individual role objectives and performance review system.
  • Form effective working relationships with Managers, Superintendents and key stakeholders across value chain including internal and external
  • Provide strong and effective leadership to team members and across the MTS team
  • Proactive team player and able to work under pressure in tight schedules in continually changing, complex environment

What you will need for this role

  • Diploma or certificate in Geoscience or relevant discipline is preferable
  • At least 10 years of Geology, Operation or relevant role experience is required
  • Experience in Mining software such as MS3D, Vulcan,
  • English competency (both written and oral) is essential.
  • Good knowledge and usage of MS office software
  • Strong demonstrated commitment to safety
  • Good data analysis skills
  • Experience in a complex fast-paced environment, positive attitude and willingness to take on challenges
  • Logical thinking with creative problem-solving ability

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.