Maintenance Technical Specialist

Papua New Guinea
May 31, 2024
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Ok Tedi Mining Limited operates the longest running, world-class, open-pit, copper, gold and silver mine in Papua New Guinea. As a 100% owned PNG company, we focus on responsibly generating profits to provide continuing benefits to the people of Papua New Guinea. We acknowledge that our talented and motivated people are key to safe and profitable operations and we have a proud record of developing and providing excellent career opportunities for Papua New Guineans.


Reference: 20005262

Based in Tabubil and reporting to the Superintendent Processing Upstream Maintenance, you will be responsible for coordinating all maintenance activities to ensure safety, efficiency, and compliance with regulatory standards.

Your role will involve:

  • Playing a crucial role in developing strategies to optimize equipment reliability and availability in alignment with organizational objectives;
  • Coordinating all maintenance activities in the upstream processing sector;
  • Developing and implementing maintenance strategies to reduce mean time between failures (MTBF) and enhance equipment availability;
  • Ensuring compliance with Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) standards, policies, and procedures;
  • Monitoring environmental management practices and ensuring adherence to environmental policies;
  • Planning, organizing, and monitoring maintenance activities;
  • Participating in daily, weekly, and long-term planning;
  • Managing maintenance budgets and control expenses within approved limits;
  • Ensuring statutory compliance and adherence to quality assurance standards;
  • Maintaining and updating maintenance policies and procedures based on industry best practices;
  • Providing administrative support, including reporting, record-keeping, and communication with stakeholders; and
  • Supervising and training maintenance team members, promoting a culture of continuous improvement and high performance.

 To be considered, you must possess the following: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in engineering, maintenance management, or related field;
  • At least 10 years’ experience in maintenance coordination, preferably in the mining or heavy industry sector;
  • Possesses diagnostic and analytical skills with experience in interpreting system failures and repairs;
  • Strong understanding of occupational health and safety regulations and environmental management practices;
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills;
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities, with the capacity to work collaboratively in a team environment;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to motivate and develop staff;
  • Proficiency in budget management and cost control;
  • Knowledge of relevant statutory requirements and quality assurance standards;
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks effectively; and
  • Commitment to upholding company values and contributing to a positive work culture.

This is a FIFO role and requires commitment to our values of Safety, Environment, Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Performance and Sustainability. If this role appeals to you, please apply on-line by Thursday, 13th June 2024.

OTML is committed to increasing the representation of women with our organisation.

Females are strongly encouraged to apply.