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Project Engineer, Sustaining Capital

Roster: 5:2

Site: Perth

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:

WorkPac are currently seeking an experienced Project Engineer with experience in Fixed Plant, this role will be overlooking small to medium capital projects on a 5:2 located at Perth.


  • Project manage a number of mid size fixed plant materials handling projects which will enable different ore bodies to be processed through existing processing plants at Rio Tinto's Brockman operations.

  • Establishing the project teams

  • Utilising the Sustaining Capital project procedures to move the projects through the stages Pre-Feasibility, Feasibility, Implementation and Close Out.

  • Collecting Ore Body Knowledge and using this to develop optimum design solutions for fixed plant conveyors and chutes, solutions which are able to be retrofitted to an operating plant

  • Creating an accurate Project Budget

  • Creating a Project Schedule to meet required business deadlines

  • Forecasting Cash flow

  • Coordinating technical queries through the design team

  • Reviewing construction methodology and tender documentation

  • Reporting progress to multiple stakeholders

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this role, the candidate will have:

  • 5-10 years project managing materials handling projects in the mining industry

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills

  • Ability to work autonomously, show initiative and be driven to achieve results

  • Manual C Driver's License

Job Reference Number: TMPRIJ202270171 - Konrad Poprawa

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: Konrad Poprawa - 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: Project Engineer, Sustaining Capital
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Perth
Industry: Engineering Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2022-06-30
Reference: 7469J20221174


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