Thiess first commenced operations in Indonesia in 1972 as a subsidiary of Thiess Bros Pty Ltd. In 1984 Thiess Indonesia operations were acquired by C.S.R. in a corporate takeover.
In November 1988, PT. Thiess Contractors Indonesia was re-established and incorporated. It was awarded its first major mining contract in March 1989 by BHP at Senakin Mine in Kalimantan.
Through the 1990s, Thiess Indonesia was very successful in securing a significant share of the infrastructure works associated with the development of major mines by international mining companies.
In addition, Thiess Indonesia has been successful in servicing a number of long-term mining contracts, which are still in progress today. In more recent years, Thiess Indonesia has diversified into Telecommunications projects and the Oil and Gas sector.
The strength of Thiess Indonesia project experience has enabled the group to develop the capability to provide total project solutions through E.P.C contracts and other project delivery methods including alliances. In addition, Thiess Indonesia can draw specialist resources and support from its parent company whenever required.
Through TCI Undergraduate Program, PT Thiess Contractors Indonesia is offering selected university students, an opportunity to receive scholarship and to build a professional career together with PT Thiess Contractors Indonesia.
What Does It Take?
To apply for PT Thiess Contractors Indonesia Undergraduate Program, the following qualifications should be fulfilled:
1. A current undergraduate student who will be in their 6th semester in 2012 from (but not limited to) the following discipline:
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Environmental Engineering
- Geodetic Engineering
- Geology Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
- Information Technology
- Mechanical Engineering
- Mining Engineering
- Occupational Health and Safety
2. Minimum GPA is 2.75 out of 4.00
3. Not currently receiving scholarships from any other institution or organization after being selected as TCI Undergraduate
4. Willing to sign Bound Agreement with PT Thiess Contractors Indonesia with a minimum working period of T = N + 1 *)
*) T = Period of employment in years
N = Length of education period funded by TCI in months
1 = 1 year
How to Apply?
Complete the Undergraduate Application Form (available at the Student Council or download it here) and attach the following documents:
- Latest 4×6 photograph attached to the Undergraduate Application Form
- Curriculum Vitae
- A certified copy of the latest academic transcript
- The latest tuition receipt
- A letter stating that you will not receive a scholarship from any other institution or organization after being selected as TCI Undergraduate (sealed)
- A letter stating that you are willing to follow orientation program during school holiday after being selected as TCI Undergraduate (sealed)
- Three essays in English with minimum 500 words per essay and printed on A4 paper, using size 10 Times New Roman font. The three topics are:
- o Why do you choose your current major?
- o What is your favourite subject that is relevant to TCI and how can you apply that to TCI?
- o Why do you deserve a scholarship from TCI?
- SKCK Certificate from Police (if you don’t have it when you submit the documents, please bring it during the interview session).
You can submit your application and its supporting documents at the latest Wednesday, 30 November 2011 to:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Mail it to:
Training and Development Department
PT Thiess Contractors Indonesia
Ratu Prabu 2 Building, 3rd floor
Jl. TB Simatupang Kav. 1B
Jakarta – Indonesia 12560
The successful candidates will be invited to the recruitment process on January 2012 and the scholarship will be given on the 7th semester.
What Do We Offer?
Students who pass the selection process will receive:
Scholarship for maximum 2 semesters of IDR 6,000,000 per semester
Opportunity to join Graduate Development Program at PT Thiess Contractors Indonesia after graduating from the university
Once you join PT Thiess Contractors Indonesia as a Graduate, you will get the opportunity to follow the other development programs available*):
- Management Development Program
- Secondment / temporary assignment to Thiess Australia
- External study (distance study) opportunity, for example:
o Maintenance Management from Central Queensland University
o Supply Chain Management from University of Southern Queensland
- Education assistance to pursue higher level of education
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