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Project Engineer, Sustaining Capital

  • Perth based role with ad-hoc site travel

  • 6 months in duration with potential for ongoing work

  • Join a Global Leader in Mining

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:

WorkPac are currently seeking a Project Engineer (Electrical) to form part of Rio Tinto's Sustaining Capital team based in Perth. This role will hold a 5:2 roster on 40hours per week, and be 6 months minimum in duration.

Key Responsibilities will include

Reporting to the Project Lead, provide project engineering expertise for a major Sustaining Capital project being undertaken at Paraburdoo Plant.

Utilising the Sustaining Capital project procedures to assist the Project Lead with moving projects through various stages of the project???s life cycle.

Assist the Project Lead in delivering electrical long lead item packages.

Work with site and design teams for arriving at optimum design solutions.

Establishing scope of works, liaising closely with the Paraburdoo site operations and maintenance teams.

Review project documentation for study design, tender and execution.

Assisting the Project Lead with managing quality & risk on various inter-disciplinary projects.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Minimum tertiary qualifications in electrical engineering.

  • 8 - 10 years engineering experience in the mining industry preferred.

  • Experience in project engineering is highly regarded.

  • Procurement in HV and LV switchgear and switchroom experience is highly regarded.

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills.
    Ability to work autonomously, show initiative and be driven to achieve results.

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australias leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the countrys leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities

How to Apply:

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

WorkPac Principal Consultant: Martina Carrello on 9201 6257 quoting the below reference number.

Job Reference Number: 7469J20221746

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: Perth - CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs, Perth
Industry: Engineering Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2022-10-15
Reference: 7469J20221746