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Marine Project Engineer

  • Join a global leader in the Mining and Resources sector

  • Be part of a team that values safety, inclusion, and innovative thinking

  • Perth based role with ad-hoc site travel to the Pilbara

About our Client:
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:
WorkPac are looking for an ambitious and driven Marine Project Engineer to support the delivery of a diverse portfolio of sustaining capital projects for our Client Rio Tinto's Dampier Operations. Based in Perth, this role will support the Project Lead in delivering a portfolio of marine projects in a safe and timely manner from pre-feasibility through to implementation and closure of the project.

This position is a great opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic project professional to extend their expertise and apply their project knowledge to a diverse range of Fixed Plant brownfields projects.

You will be an inspiring role model and coach for positive behaviours, practices and processes, whilst providing leadership, development and support to a team of project professionals responsible for delivering a portfolio of projects from pre-feasibility study phase, through to implementation and closure of the project.

Key Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Support the delivery of the portfolio of sustaining capital marine projects from pre-feasibility, through feasibility and into implementation

  • Develop & review project documentation and technical packs

  • Monitor project progress and compliance to schedule

  • Review and implement project plans, documents and standards

  • Review and develop responses to Consultant and Contractor TQs / RFIs in a timely manner

  • Review contractor QA/QC deliverables and ensure compliance with RTIO / industry standards

  • Validate contractor QA/QC activities in the field and ensure companies expectations are met

  • Monitor and report on contractor scope completion and correlate to contractors progress payments

  • Develop site instructions and variations with support for the contracts team

  • Develop Close Out documentation for each scope item within each scope

  • Ensure all site construction activities are delivered in line with approved scope of works and technical standards

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Relevant tertiary engineering degree

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build positive and trusting relationships across a wide range of stakeholders.

  • Project management / project engineering experience within a mining, marine or heavy industrial environment.

  • A current C class driver's license.

  • Previous experience delivering projects for large scale mining clients will be beneficial.

  • Knowledge of maritime structural engineering and / or coastal engineering will be advantageous.

About WorkPac:
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 myrewards platform, we offer benefits from retail rewards through to financial, health cover, insurance, superannuation services and more.

Apply Now

Click on the Apply button or for a confidential discussion please contact;

Principal Consultant: Bella Mason via Contact Number 08 9201 6268quoting the below Reference Number
RioTintoProfessional Job Reference Number: 7469J20233484

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: Marine Project Engineer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Perth
Industry: Project Management Construction and Architecture
Job expiry: 2023-06-05
Reference: 7469J20233484