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Hydrology Specialist M/W


Halmahera, ID

Contract type:  Permanent

Purpose of the position:

In the frame of the Weda Bay project in Indonesia, the jobholder is part of the PT Weda Bay Mine Engineering team in order to:

  • Produce and update water management designs to ensure safe and environmentally respectful mining and optimal productivity of equipment in PT Weda Bay
  • Oversees hydrological and hydrogeological studies and ensures the compliance to best practices and safety regulations
  • Oversees environmental studies and ensures the compliance to environmental regulations
  • Provides and implement water management solutions to allow safe, environmentally respectful, and productive mining


Scope: JV between Tsingshan (majority shareholder) and Eramet, as well as PT Antam (10%). The company is opening (building road and infrastructure) and will be operating a mining concession (Contract Of Work) for a minimum 4WMT/y of Ni ore (up to 15Mwmt/y), while building and then operating a 30kt Ni contained NPI plant. Total investment for these operations is valued at 525M$. The total workforce in the mining project will be between 1 000 to 2 500 persons, including contractors

Mining Project Team: 35 persons



  • Eramet: VP Mining, Projects Director Weda Bay, DAI and safety from Mining & Metals Division, Corporate DERIP (environmental management), etc.
  • Management of Weda Bay Nickel, IWIP, project sub-contractors



  • Supervise performance and safety KPI (employees and contractors)
  • Respect the environmental standards for the mining activity
  • Oversees environmental studies and ensures the compliance to environmental regulations
  • Provides and implement water management solutions to allow safe, environmentally respectful and productive mining
  • Complete Hydrologic and Hydraulic analyses
  • Prepare stormwater management plans
  • Develops Erosion and Sedimentation Control layout and design
  • Preparation of engineering drawings and specifications
  • Provides technical support for Permitting stream activities and construction/industrial stormwater discharges
  • Provides technical support Solid Waste permitting and design
  • Occasional construction supervision and other engineering field investigations


About you:

  • Master’s degree in Mining Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in mine engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in water management applied to open pit mining area
  • Experience conducting geotechnical, environment and hydrology studies in a mine context


With operations on five continents and employees from more than 66 different countries, Eramet is an inherently diverse group. We are convinced that this diversity of talents and skills is an asset and we are actively engaged in recruiting the talented people who will be crucial to our success in the future, regardless of their gender, disability, age, social or cultural origin or sexual orientation. We are committed to offering all employees the support and development opportunities they need throughout their careers.