It’s a really exciting time to be part of the Mine Technical Services (MTS) team at Rio Tinto Iron Ore, with a number of new projects being developed in Western Australia and a large team of highly experienced, industry-leading professionals to learn from! We offer a dynamic work environment with the opportunity to be involved with diverse projects and receive invaluable exposure opportunities across project development, technology & innovation.
Joining our MTS teams will put cutting edge technology at your fingertips, give you the support of the brightest minds in the industry, the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment and develop your career further!
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About the role
We are looking for a Senior Mining Engineer to join the MTS team at our Tom Price operation.
Reporting to the Superintendent Mine Technical Services, you will lead a team of technical professionals in the development of safe and technically sound short to medium term production plans (daily, weekly 2-week horizon and quarterly 12 to 24-month horizon) by coordinating :
Using your coaching, mentoring and leadership skills, you will develop the team to be a high functioning asset and drive continuous improvement in the quality of our planning outputs.
As an effective collaborator, you will engage with stakeholders from different business functions in order to optimise the MTS team’s outputs.
The roster offered is currently dependent on operational requirements and may be subject to change in the future. Roles are only available to those either willing to relocate to or those currently residing in Western Australia.
You will have Tertiary qualifications in Engineering or equivalent as well as demonstrated experience within a large scale, open cut mining environment (preferably iron ore).
Demonstrated experience in medium term mine planning as well as technical and practical drill and blast designing and scheduling will set you up for success.
Prior leadership experience, strong computer skills and working knowledge of mining and business software, such as ATS or XPAC will be highly regarded.
You thrive on a challenge, can think outside of the box and deliver a mine plan that works in a complex mining environment.
What’s on offer
Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and hard work. Know that you’ve helped the world progress.
Where you’ll be working
In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Rio Tinto operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets with industry-leading performance and technology.
Our iron ore business continues to be the world's largest autonomous truck operator and a proud leader in automated mining technologies.
Every Voice Matters
We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome they are essential to our success.
We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.
All progress begins with pioneers at Rio Tinto it begins with you.
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.
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Applications close on Sunday 20th September 2020 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)