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Geotechnical Logging Engineer

  • Casual position with the view of permanency

  • 8:6 roster - 12 hour days FIFO from Perth

  • Join a global leader in the mining industry

About our Client

Rio Tinto operates the worlds largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 15 iron ore mines, four port facilities, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure. Rio Tinto are expanding operations in the Pilbara to epic proportions while introducing next generation technologies to deliver greater efficiency, lower production costs and improved health, safety and environmental performance.

About the role

We are looking for Geotechnical Engineers to provide geotechnical support to the mining operation through proactive management of geotechnical risk and hazard identification. Additionally, you will be responsible for slope monitoring system design, installation and performance management and also provide input into drill and blast design.

What you will be doing;

  • Working an 8 days on, 6 days off roster, reporting to the Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you will be:

  • Focused on safety and will actively contribute to the HSEQ management plan ensuring an increased level of health, safety and environmental awareness

  • Responsible for the as-built wall compliance to design and champion the Rio Tinto D3 standard (Management of slope geotechnical hazards)

What you need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mining Engineering or Geology

  • Open pit geotechnical experience

  • Masters in Geomechanics or related field and experience with geotechnical software and hardware including Rocscience, slope stability radars and prism monitoring systems will be highly regarded

  • A working knowledge of business and mining software such as Vulcan, geotechnical design packages and Microsoft Office suite

  • The ability to effectively collaborate with a diverse stakeholder group

  • A current C Class manual drivers licence

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements.

Apply Now

Click onto the apply button. For more information contact:

Sara Mason - Principal Consultant

Email contact:

Reference no. TMPRIJ202166848

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

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: Geotechnical Logging Engineer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Geoscience Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2021-12-25
Reference: TMPRIJ202166848


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