Project Engineer – Electrical

Open date: 2017-11-03 00:00
Close date: 2017-11-13 17:30
Department: Underground Project
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Oyu Tolgoi’s workforce today is more than 93 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) Project Engineer – Electrical in our Oyu Tolgoi Underground Project – Shafts department based at Oyu Tolgoi mine site with roster of 2 weeks on and 1 week off.

The purpose of this role is to provide engineers services and support on electrical activities of the functional area in line with the company policies and procedures to achieve the team's objectives and targeted plan. In particular, it focuses on maintaining designs and implements electrical systems and equipment within this function.

What the role entails

  • Performs a variety of routine tasks within discipline that are planned to provide experience & familiarization with the team & the methods, practices, & programs of Rio Tinto.
  • Collects & conducts preliminary analysis of data.
  • Focuses on documentation, monitoring, & testing.
  • Provides straightforward solutions to problems uses readily available, clear, & direct references.
  • Collects & evaluates data, & develops plans for assignments that may involve design application.
  • Conducts simple equipment failure investigation & mitigation.
  • Assist in develops a safety culture whilst ensures that all work undertaken in areas of responsibility comply with exists safety legislation & is in full compliance with applicable HSE standards.
  • Ensures safety standards, processes & procedures are in place & adhered too.
  • Ensures the safety of all fellow team members & that risks are identified, mitigated & managed.

What you will need for this role

  • Undergraduate or equivalent or higher education obtained through degrees or diplomas from academic college or universities in Engineering, Mining, Maintenance, Electrical or relevant discipline
  • At least 3 years relevant experience, or otherwise the significant practical experience and on the job training.
  • License on handles electrical work or Electrical trades certification;
  • Root Cause Analysis, Defect Elimination trainings are preferred;
  • Valid Drivers license.
  • Able to read, write, understand & communicate large scales of content & information with more sophisticated vocabulary & varied verb tenses in English language;

Please clickHERE 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:

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.