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Mining Engineer

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Rio Tinto

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Disciplines: Mining Engineering

Remuneration:

Location: Perth CBD

Type: Full Time

Posted: 29/09/2019

  • Be part of a global mining organisation at the forefront of technology and innovation
  • Solve complex technical problems with industry leading systems and methods
  • Opportunity to further develop your technical mine engineer skills 
  • Permanent role based in Perth CBD 

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Mining Engineer to join our Mine Engineering team within Technical Services. Working within a highly experienced team, with the support of industry leading systems and processes, you will be responsible for supporting mid to long term mine planning for our Pilbara operations. While the core focus of the role is providing mine design for existing and future operations you will be given opportunities to learn and grow as a technical professional by  gaining exposure to production schedule optimisation, approvals and resource development coordination,  financial modelling and ore reserve reporting.  

Watch to see a day in the life of our Technical Services team: https://www.youtube.com/embed/X9_OJgjPB14

About you

With tertiary qualification in Engineering or equivalent, you will have demonstrated experience within an open pit mining environment, including mine design, short team scheduling blend management and ground disturbance coordination. You will need to have good understanding of the fundamental concepts that underpin value in the mining industry and a working knowledge of business and mine planning software (Vulcan, Surpac, Minesight, ATS, XPAC). 

A current C Class driver’s licence is required and you will have the ability to engage and collaborate effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders. This role is perfect for someone who thrives on a challenge and is looking to expand their technical skill set through hands on experiences.  

It will also be beneficial if you have:  

  • Experience in large scale operations with a mix of operational and planning experience
  • Project / stakeholder management 
  • Involvement in mining studies (Conceptual, Order of Magnitude, Pre-feasibility and Feasibility)

What we are offering 

  • An opportunity to be part of the world’s largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets
  • A safety-focussed and inclusive working environment
  • Flexible work options focused on delivery not hours worked
  • Opportunities to grow with development planning to support your chosen career pathway
  • An agile work environment, designed to foster creativity, collaboration and wellbeing
  • An opportunity to be part of a high performing and experienced team 

Where you will be working

This position is based in the Perth CBD, Central Park with some travel to the Pilbara.  

In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Rio Tinto operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets with industry-leading margins. Our premium product suite, including our flagship Pilbara blend, drives strong customer relationships and is supported by technical and commercial marketing expertise. The iron ore business continues to be the world's largest autonomous truck operator and a proud leader in automated mining technologies.

About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore and uranium: our materials make up the world around us. You’ll find then in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.

Watch for more information about our Pioneering business: https://youtu.be/XPZQJ34-84w

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.

If you would like to know more about careers at Rio Tinto, you can like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or join us on LinkedIn

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