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Project Lead Engineer

Monday to Friday roster

Perth based with Adhoc site travel

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 seeking an experienced Project Lead Engineer to join the team at Rio Tinto based in Perth. This position will be working a Monday to Friday roster with adhoc site travel required. This role will be for a 12 month duration and have potential for extension.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Management of multiple Mine bulk and earth work and civils projects (BEC), typically ranging from $10M to $40M, forming part of the Sustaining Capital portfolio at YAN/GDI.

Manage projects through lifecycle (pre-feasibility study, feasibility study, execution, commissioning, handover, closeout).

Management of all project elements (cost, quality, schedule, site delivery & safety) related to capital projects in accordance with the Rio Tinto Sustaining Capital Portfolio Framework using standard tools, procedures, and specifications.

Management of works required to complete each project phase including (but not limited to) client requirements, options analysis, site investigation, data collection, carbon reduction strategy, detailed design, technical reviews, risk assessments and workshops.

Provide guidance and support to project leads, engineers and on-site project advisors.

Collaborate well with project support functions (including procurement, cost analysis, estimators, planners, shutdown schedulers, travel, accommodation, and mobilisation teams).

Manage consultants; engineering service providers and contractors in the delivery of projects ensuring project objectives are met.

Skills & Experience Required:

Civil engineering degree preferred.

Project management professional preferred

Intermediate MS Office skills (Excel, Word, etc.);

Working knowledge in MS Project & Primavera P6

Experience with projects in the mining and construction industry with experience in civil earthworks projects highly regarded.

Experience with shutdown planning and job task sequencing highly regarded.

Experience with managing consultants through engineering design phases.

About WorkPac

The WorkPac Group is Australias 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 Good Move.

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: 7469J20234322

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: Project Lead Engineer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Perth
Industry: Project Management Construction and Architecture
Job expiry: 2023-11-22
Reference: 7469J20234322