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Hydrogeologist

  • Roster 8:6

  • Site: Various Sites

  • 12 month duration, with the possibility of extension

About the Company

Rio Tinto operates the world's 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

This role will provide a unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual to work as part of a field-based team of dedicated hydrogeologists and technical officers. You will support the safe execution of hydrogeological field programs, which are integral to the ongoing management of water related risk to our operations in the Pilbara. The role encompass a diverse range of activities including drilling, aquifer testing and groundwater related monitoring works.

You will be working an 8 days on / 6 days off roster, reporting to the Water Resource Evaluation Senior Field Hydrogeologist for your respective site. You will be responsible for:

  • Supervising technical aspects of the drilling, installation and aquifer testing of water supply, dewatering, reinjection and groundwater monitoring infrastructure;

  • Daily collection, entry and interpretation of hydrogeological data; writing of field program completion reports, and conducting analyses of aquifer testing data;

  • Work collaboratively with the Lead Hydrogeologists and Contract Partners to execute the Scope of Works;

  • Maintain adherence to scientific method during the collection of water quality samples in accordance with RTIO and relevant regulatory guidelines;

  • Arrange and oversee timely dispatch of samples to accredited testing laboratories;

  • Maintenance and care of field equipment to enable the safe and efficient collection of data and samples;

  • Organisation of logistical support for monitoring programmes; and

Skills and Experience

- Tertiary qualifications in Hydrogeology or Geoscience field

- Excellent communication / time management skills and ability to work within a dynamic team environment

- A current C Class manual driver's licence

Job Reference Number: TMPRIJ202166854

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.

How to Apply:

Click on the Apply button or for more information please contact:

WorkPac Professional Principal Consultant: Sam Lemme - sam.lemme@workpac.com quoting the above reference number.

About the Company

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. Looking after our employees is important to us. Through our my rewards platform, we offer benefits from retail rewards through to financial, health cover, insurance, superannuation services and more.

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: Hydrogeologist
Contract type: Casual
Location: Perth
Industry: Geoscience Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2022-02-17
Reference: TMPRIJ202167491

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