Freeport McMoRan Technical Expert, Structural Geology in Papua, Indonesia

Provide comprehensive and in depth technical expertise and training in the field of structural geology to PTFI mine and regional geology groups to ensure performance target and objectives achievement are met in a safe, effective and efficient working environment within specific company guidelines and legal requirements.

Support and analyze structural geology measurement of rock geometries to uncover history of deformation in the rock-mas of PTFI deposits, and ultimately, to understand observed strain and geometries of deformation.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Identify process improvement opportunities to ongoing operational management and practice of the department and recommend best practice actions and solutions.

  2. Provide expert technical assistance to department head in developing the structural geology mapping and modeling skills of the staff.

  3. Provide expert assistance to PTFI Geo-engineering staff on all geologic structural analysis and modeling project work.

  4. Provide high level strategic feedback/review of the projects (existing and potential) to the department head to support department head's decision making.

  5. Conduct global industry research and provide technical advice to each head of section on current industry best practices.

  6. Understand and be aware of safety and environmental practices in the work area ensuring that safe work practices for yourself, working colleagues and contract workers are in compliance with company Safety and Environmental SOPs.

  7. Schedule regular instruction and inspection and insist on completion of all company policy requirements by subordinates to ensure compliance with company Safety and Environmental SOPs.

  8. Completion of other tasks assigned by management.

  • Bachelor’s Degree (S1) in Geology, Engineering or large scale, complex underground mining related science discipline with at least fifteen (15) years of experience in the industry with focus on structural geology.

  • Geomodeling expertise with focus on structural interpretation.

  • Twelve (12) to fifteen (15) years of experience in Geological, Structural Analyses and/or Geotechnical Engineering professional background.

  • Extensive strategic mine safety and environmental experience.

  • Strong Project management skills.

  • Exceptional Organizational skills.

  • Quick at taking initiative.

  • Extensive strategic mine design and geology interpretation skills.

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

  • Other PTFI mandatory competencies.

  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

  • Strong analytical thinking skills.

  • Ability to work in a culturally diversified workforce.

  • Strong computer skills.

  • Strong English skills, both oral and written.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefer a higher degree in Geology or Engineering with experience in Mine Geology and strong emphasis on Structural Geology.

  • Basic level of the Indonesian language in understanding and oral (preferable but not essential).

Criteria/Conditions

  • Copper Overseas Service Company ("COSCO") promotes a drug/ alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable Company Standards

COSCO has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs include tasks or duties that could affect the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Positions within COSCO which are held by employees who receive Safety Training; or

  • Positions within COSCO which are held by employees who operate equipment or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing their COSCO job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel)

Benefits : Begin first day of employment

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Relocation assistance/Ex-Pat incentives

/ COSCO is an equal opportunity employer /

Job: *Geology

Title: Technical Expert, Structural Geology

Location: Indonesia-Papua

Requisition ID: 1801714