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Mechanical Project Engineer

8/6 roster FIFO from Perth

Based on site at Cape Lambert

12 month duration with potential for extension

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 an experienced Mechanical Project Engineer to join Rio Tinto, Sustaining Capital CLAHDO Project Team. Initially, you'll be based at our Perth Head office with ad-hoc site travel until February 2024, then you'll transition to a site-based role on an 8/6 roster. This role will be for a 12 month duration with potential to extend.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Ensure the safe and timely execution of major shutdowns, minimising their duration and aligning them with operational needs.

Demonstrate a strong commitment to Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) during shutdown and tie-in activities.

Assure compliance with technical standards, project schedules, quality, and HSE management systems.

Monitor project progress, schedule adherence, costs, and contractor scope completion.

Uphold RTIO Values: Care, Courage, Curiosity, and foster a proactive and safe working culture.

Collaborate with the commissioning team, CLA Operations, and Operational Readiness teams during plant and equipment start-up.

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

Implementing construction control measures and targets, managing construction to scope, budget, schedule and quality standards.

Skills & Experience Required:

A Mechanical Engineering degree.

At least 5 years of experience as a Project Engineer.

The ability to meet commercial outcomes through budget management and financial performance monitoring.

Significant experience in mining, the resource sector, or a related industry.

Experience in construction within a brownfield environment.

Project engineering experience in a mining or industrial environment.

Previous project engineering experience in a brownfield environment (beneficial).

Previous project engineering experience in a shutdown environment (beneficial).

About WorkPac

The WorkPac Group is Australiaâs largest privately owned workforce services business with over 1.3 million registered candidates. We offer tailored solutions in recruitment, skills and career development across Mining, Construction, Healthcare and more. Our consistent promise to both candidates and clients is that choosing WorkPac is always a âGood Moveâ.

How to Apply:

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

WorkPac Principal Sara Mason on 08 9201 6243 quoting the below reference number.

RioTintoProfessional Job Reference Number: 7469J20234349

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.

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: Mechanical Project Engineer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Engineering Other
Job expiry: 2023-12-09
Reference: 7469J20234349