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Project Manager/Lead

  • 8:6 or 9:5 FIFO roster

  • Negotiable hourly rates

  • Join a global leader in the Mining and Resources sector

About the Role

WorkPac are currently seeking an experienced Project Lead to join our client Rio Tinto based in their Dampier Port Operations. This role will be commencing as soon as possible on an 8:6 or 9:5 FIFO from Perth, offering a 6 month engagement with the possibility of extension. This exciting opportunity will see you reporting to the Statutory Electrical Supervisor. The right candidate will be an experienced Electrical Drafter with documented exposure on electrical projects in the mining or materials handling sector. We are seeking someone who enjoys a fast-paced environment and is able to adapt their skill set across different electrical discipline requirements. You will need to be flexible, have impeccable timekeeping and be able to work autonomously. Your ability to build quality relationships with site personnel will be critical to the role's success.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review electrical baseline documents including schematics, cable schedules and terminations

  • Updating and reviewing electrical schematics for redline design changes and carrying out field verifications of mark ups

  • Preparing spreadsheets documenting complete Substation drawing sets with complete indexes

  • Updating and reviewing of all existing electrical drawings as applicable

  • Ensure all works are commenced with a clear intent that will provide the best possible outcome for project (safety, budget, schedule and performance)

Skills and Experience

  • Electrical Trade Licence

  • Certificate or Diploma in Electrical Drafting or equivalent

  • Rio Tinto Inductions will be highly regarded

  • SAP experience will be highly regarded

  • Experience working on a number different projects including both LV and HV reticulation, Substation Layouts, Electrical/Control Distribution Systems, Single Line Diagrams etc.

  • Drafting and Design experience across the mining resources industry

  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Microsoft suite of applications

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.

Apply Now

Click onto the 'Apply Now' button. For more information, contact:

Racquel Clibbens - Principal Consultant on

Reference no. TMPRIJ202167771

About WorkPac

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

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 Manager/Lead
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Project Management Construction and Architecture
Job expiry: 2022-02-05
Reference: TMPRIJ202167771


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