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Field Earthworks Supervisor

Job highlights

  • Specialise in the Supervision of earthworks

  • 15:6 Roster including Travel

  • Frequent and irregular travel to remote exploration locations

About the Client

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals group that focuses on finding, mining, processing and marketing the earth's mineral resources. We have been in business for more than 140 years and remain focused on the long term. We're committed to sustainable and innovative ways to do business, deliver results and build a great work environment. It's how we grow - it's how you grow.

The Opportunity

We are looking for an Earthworks Supervisor to supervise earthworks and deliver field logistics and operational support for exploration projects. The Growth & Innovation group operates through the entire life cycle of Rio Tintos mines and assets, creating value through exploration, project development and technical excellence. Working in close partnership with all product groups, it focuses on finding safer, smarter and more efficient ways to manage resources and operations.

About the role

The Earthworks Supervisor must enjoy irregular travel and being part of the exploration teams and working in remote locations. Reporting to the Regional Project coordinator, you will be:

  • Training/coaching less experienced team members

  • Supervisor of Earthworks contractors in the field, including access tracks, drill site pads and rehabilitation

  • Working with Project Managers and Ground disturbance approval

  • Providing generalist skills across a range of tasks and activities including remote camp establishment, ongoing Contractor Supervision, Environmental and Safety processes

  • Supervising and overseeing the work of contractors in the field

  • Leading by example and taking a hands-on approach in the field as required

It will also be beneficial if you have

  • Field Project coordinator experience

  • Earthmoving operator experience

  • Mechanical aptitude, Supervision of Earthworks contractors experience, GPS knowledge

  • Proven ability to develop positive and productive team relationships with a wide range of people

  • Computer literacy, ArcGis / Mapinfo experience, HR, LF High Risk License

About WorkPac

Awarded Large Recruitment Agency of the year by SEEK, WorkPac is Australias leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the countrys leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

Apply Now

Click onto the apply button. For more information contact:

  • Hollie Sumpter- Recruitment Coordinator

  • Phone contact: (08) 92016224

  • Email:

  • WorkPac - WA Mining

  • Reference no. TMPRIJ202272915

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Field Earthworks Supervisor
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Mining, Oil and Gas Production
Job expiry: 2023-04-01
Reference: TMPRIJ202272915