Raisebore Supervisor/Trainer

Department Redpath Mongolia LLC

Date Posted 8/23/2021

Position Type Full Time

Reference No. 2020-4641

LocationUlaanbaatar, Ömnögovi, Mongolia

Application Deadline9/20/2021

Redpath Mongolia LLC has an opening for a Raisebore Supervisor/Trainer  to join their dynamic team at the Oyu Tolgoi Project in Mongolia.  The site is situated in Southern Mongolia in the heart of the Gobi Desert flatlands.
Closing:  September 20, 2021

Location: Oyu Tolgoi

Rotation: 6 weeks on, 3 weeks off *Due to current Covid-19 travel restrictions, the rotation is subject to change.  Current rotation for government-mandated quarantine is as follows: 2 weeks of quarantine on entry to Mongolia; 6 weeks of work inclusive of any Government-mandated quarantine when returning to home country; 3 weeks off.  Subject to change.

Shift Length: 12 hours

Compensation: Redpath offers a comprehensive wage and benefit package

Travel: Flights provided from point of hire to job site

Conditions of Employment:Successful completion of pre-employment medical and substance abuse test

Accommodations: Camp setting

Job Description
The primary role of the Raisebore Supervisor/Trainer is to direct the activities with respect to all facets of operating the raisedrill machinery. This includes moving, set up, pilot hole drilling, installation/ removal of reamer, MUBO tool, inspection and tear down, to achieve project goals in Safety, Quality and Production. In addition, the Raisebore Supervisor/Trainer is responsible to mentor and train the Raisebore Helper and Assistant Raisebore Operator in the safe operation of the various raisedrills.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to comprehend written and verbal instructions as required to perform his duties in a safe and efficient manner
  • Monitor inventory of spare parts and supplies and procure items as required to ensure production progresses
  • Accountable for the performance of the raise drill, including all aspects of safety, financial, schedule, quality and performance
  • Execute training plans for national employees to become competent raise bore drillers
  • Report and escalate emerging issues with the Raisebore Superintendent
  • Communicate with the Client at the site as required
  • Prepare and submit reports as required
  • Submit accurate timesheets for processing in a timely manner
  • Operate the assigned raisedrill according to procedure with respect to set-up, etc.
  • Make required adjustments to the operation of the raisedrill to compensate for ground conditions
  • Give direction to crew members on the various duties with respect to the safe and efficient operation of the raisedrill
  • Connect various components on the raisedrill as required
  • Read and interpret engineering plans to set up the raisedrill and assemble components
  • Perform and/or assist minor repairs as required
  • Ensure the maintenance of a clean work site, storage of materials and spare parts
  • Must be able to follow proper procedure to ensure safety and to control equipment damage
  • Comply with Oyu Tolgoi’s Critical Risk Management (CRM) requirements
  • The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive


Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Required:  5+ years' experience in operating various classes of raise drills, including a minimum of 2+ years drilling experience on boxhole drills
  • Prior Supervisory and Training experience
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Must be able to communicate in a knowledgeable, professional manner, both written and verbally
  • Ability to adjust raisedrill parameters to compensate for changing ground conditions
  • Extensive knowledge of various classes of raisedrills
  • Knowledge of raisebore drill operations
  • Knowledge of drilling machinery
  • Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering plans
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to do perform routine maintenance on machines
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment
  • Ability to multi task and work effectively



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