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Rehabilitation Design Engineer

Job description

  • Join a global leader in the mining sector

  • Initial 4-6 month contract with potential to be extended

  • Perth based role, working office hours

About the Role

WorkPac are seeking an experienced Rehabilitation Design Engineer to join Rio Tinto's Rehabilitation & Closure team in Perth. This individual will assist the Rehabilitation Planning Specialist to provide Rehabilitation designs to a standard that meets RTIO design guidelines, supporting the 2021 and 2022 rehabilitation implementation schedule. Rehabilitation activity may involve landform shaping, topsoil placement and seeding.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and optimise detailed rehabilitation designs and documentation.

  • Balance cut fill volumes for reshaping.

  • Encapsulate and Cap designs where required.

  • Design of bunds (toe, crest & abandonment) as directed by RTIO Rehab personnel.

  • Supply work plans showing interim designs including ramp placement and material movements.

  • Produce QAQC assessment and reconciliation of designs versus as-built waste rock structures.

  • Design outputs in a format such that they can be imported into RTIO software systems (e.g. Vulcan, ARCGIS).

  • Supply work memoranda in sufficient detail to allow RTIO Rehab personnel to construct final Design Memoranda.

  • Provide weekly update on design progress including active work hours for budget tracking.

Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience in mine rehabilitation design.

  • Strong understanding of rehabilitation design concepts.

  • Exposure to Vulcan and GIS systems.

  • Strong decision-making capability along with ability to work autonomously.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

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.

Apply Now

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

Julie Rice, Principal Consultant

WorkPac Western Recruitment Team


Job Order reference number: TMPRIJ202057850

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: Rehabilitation Design Engineer
Contract type: Contract
Location: Australia, Perth - CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs, Perth
Industry: Mining - Eng. and Maintenance Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2020-12-16
Reference: TMPRIJ202057850