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Project Engineer

Job description

  • Join a global leader in the mining sector.

  • Work across Hydrocarbons, Water and Wastewater

  • Perth based at the Operations Centre, Perth Airport.

About the Role

WorkPac are currently seeking Engineers with demonstrated project capabilities within the mining industry, who are also interested in developing their operational and maintenance engineering experience, to join Rio Tinto's Utilities Maintenance Engineering - Water, Waster Water and Hydrocarbons team. Perth based at the Operations Centre, Monday to Friday. 12-month contract.

Duties include:

  • Providing technical input to the following processes, ensuring compliance with industry standards

    • Design, procurement and installation of new hydrocarbons and water assets or upgrades to existing assets.

    • Expansion of infrastructure to support the growth of Pilbara Operations.

    • Review of RTIO Engineering Standard Specifications and Design Criteria

    • Operational readiness, including development and improvement of maintenance tactics for hydrocarbons and water assets.

  • Driving and collaborating with sites, major suppliers, and service providers to scope and implement process and infrastructure improvements.

  • Managing divisionally based hydrocarbon and water supply and infrastructure projects from pre-feasibility through to execution.

  • Managing Utilities Hydrocarbons and Water CAPEX budget spend and capitalisation, including projects being delivered within Utilities as well as those being executed by other divisions for Utilities.

Skills and Experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Mechanical Engineering or similar

  • 8+ years project and/or utilities experience (watering, dewatering, hydrocarbons, wastewater)

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, with the ability to perform complex analysis and design.

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Leadership and mentoring capabilities (preferred)

  • WA C Class Drivers Licence

About the Company

WorkPacis 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. Register or apply with us for ongoing access to a wide range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.

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Stacy Kieckhefer on

Reference Code: TMPRIJ202163512

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: Project Engineer
Contract type: Contract
Location: Perth
Industry: Mining - Eng. and Maintenance Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2021-08-18
Reference: TMPRIJ202163512