Working at Drummond

Training Programs

Professionals in Training

This program was formed in order to create professionals in the required competencies of Drummond Ltd. culture, allowing them to fill future supervisory positions in different areas of the mine and port.

Requirements for these professionals include:

  • Graduates in careers related to the mining and transport operation of Drummond
  • From 0-2 years of work experience
  • Advanced English

Confidence Centered in the Being

One of the pillars of the Drummond Ltd. philosophy is confidence. Therefore, we have created strategies to develop employees who are sure of themselves in their areas of work. “Confidence Centered in the Being” includes conversational workshops where employees work on themes such as “Management of Self” and “The Art of Conversation.” Participants in these workshops range from vice presidents of operation headquarters to line supervisors. We strive to strengthen leaders and build the future of Drummond Ltd.


In order to develop employees and bolster professionalism, Drummond Ltd. has partnered with Sena (National Apprenticeship Service) to conduct many different training programs. Drummond Ltd. sponsors graduates from the region through apprenticeship contracts in partnership with SENA (National Apprenticeship Service).

Some of the programs include:

  • Open Pit Mining Technician
  • Occupational Health Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Electromechanical Maintenance Technician

If you are interested in participating, you may submit your resume to Drummond Ltd.’s office in La Loma-Cesar, or submit an application online at If submitting online, include the subject line “SENA Sponsorship Occupational Safety Technician.”

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Born in one of the mining municipalities (El Paso, La Jagua de Ibirico, Chiriguaná, Becerril, Codazzi)
  • Graduate
  • Adult
  • More than 2 years of work experience

Locomotive Engineer

This course is specifically designed to train people in the technical knowledge and personal skills needed to perform the duties of locomotive engineer and assistant engineer for Drummond Ltd.’s coal transport trains.