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Application Specialist - Mining

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Location: , Chile
Date Posted: Dec 16, 2019

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Job Description


 At Caterpillar, we value our people and are committed to providing challenging and fulfilling careers. Joining the Caterpillar technology team opens the door to a number of career opportunities that are not traditionally available in the mining sector. 


Caterpillar are expanding our MineStar® Command System to a number of key mining operations, and have multiple opportunities for individuals seeking a new challenge in the mining industry. The MineStar® Command System is a state-of-the-art system that allows the mine site to be operated remotely, significantly improving safety outcomes and production targets. 


We are seeking motivated and versatile individuals to join our team on site, where you can work hand in hand with our customer as we drive increased efficiency of our Minestar® system. These roles are FIFO (fly in/fly out) or DIDO (drive in/drive out) depending on the mine site and offer great work life balance opportunities with a balanced roster.


As part of our on-boarding program you will go through a robust training program where you will learn all aspects of system operation, troubleshooting and application of autonomy to a mining environment.  Once you complete this training program you will be well positioned to support our customers in optimising system performance.


Once you complete your training program, your job duties may include (but not limited to);


  • Implementing MineStar® Command and maximize MineStar® Command System performance.
  • Through close collaboration internally and externally, you will become a trusted advisor for the customer.
  • Supporting and advising MineStar® Command Office Supervisors, Builders, Controllers and Pit Technicians in all aspects of Minestar® system performance, including minimising downtime.
  • Providing technical support to MineStar® Command System on-board maintenance Supervisors and Technicians.
  • Supporting hardware and software installation and configuration through establishing Quality Assurance and Quality Control processes.
  • Measure, benchmark and report on MineStar® Command System performance, and suggest opportunities for improvements.
  • Developing training and process material.




 To be successful in this role, you will require the following attributes: 


  • Passionate about technology
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong change management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ready for a new challenge


The following will be highly regarded, but not essential:


  • University degree in Engineering, IT, mining or similar working background
  • Knowledge of mining technology products and product applications, including Fleet Management systems.


Caterpillar is seeking candidates who has availability to work in the following countries: Chile or Peru/ Relocation is available


EEO/AA Employer. Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Dec 16, 2019