Technician Laboratory

Open date: 2024-05-24
Close date: 2024-06-07 17:30
Department: Mine Operations Concentrator Maintenance

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) Technician Laboratory in Oyu Tolgoi LLC, Concentrator Technical Services Department based at Oyu Tolgoi mine site 14/14 bases. /This is 1-year fixed term role./

The purpose of this role is to provide technical services and support laboratory activities of the functional area in line with the company policies and procedures to achieve the team's objectives and targeted plan.

What the role entails

  • Regular inspection of laboratory equipment and identifying of control issues to ensure normal operation of the equipment.
  • Receive chemicals and store them properly
  • Enter MSDS into Chem Alert
  • Conducts metallurgical tests using laboratory standard work procedures and techniques.
  • Participate in sampling (sampling from the plant, belt-cut sampling and determination of moisture)
  • Sample preparation (Sample blending, splitting, crushing, grind time determination, sample weighing, bagging, labeling, sample submission for assay, sample filtration, drying, slurry sample splitting, reagent preparation for flotation tests, sample receipt and storage and sample sorting and reconciliation
  • Conduct flotation tests (Refloat tests, blast hole kinetic test, rougher test, cleaner test)
  • Participate in plant trials, sampling and surveys taking place in grinding, flotation and auxiliary areas.
  • Particle size determination (Weekly and monthly PSD on plant samples and on monthly composite samples for Mineralogical analysis)
  • Percent solids determination.

What you will need for this role

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mineral Processing, Metallurgical and Chemical Engineering or relevant discipline through degrees or diplomas from academic college or universities
  • Relevant experience, or otherwise the significant practical experience and on the job training.
  • Experience working in mining areas is preferable.
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail and self-motivated.
  • Collaborate with others to ensure effective implementation of assigned tasks.
  • Good understanding and use of English language (verbal and written)

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.