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Senior Engineer

  • Perth based opportunity with ADHOC site travel required

  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion

  • Join a global leader in the Mining and Resources sector

About the Client

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 Senior Engineer to join our client's Portfolio Management team within Sustaining Capital, to be responsible for leading order of the Magnitude (OOM) Studies, working with established systems and processes. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development of Sustaining Capital Projects from Project Initiation through to Stage Gate 1. With a focus on delivering Sustaining Capital order of magnitude projects, feeding the pipeline of the projects to develop strong engagements with our key business stakeholders, from Sites through to the Delivery Teams, whilst supporting the overall end-to-end studies process. This role will be located in Central Park, working a Monday to Friday roster with ADHOC Site travel for an ongoing basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working closely with support teams in areas such as Project Controls, Contracts & Procurement, Health & Safety to safely execute you projects to realize the benefit to our operations

  • Build relationships with our key stakeholders, to enable seamless flow of information, ensuring all documentation is clear, supported and adhered to.

  • Improving and maintaining the safety outcomes and behaviours of the project engineering and construction teams, leading by example.

  • Facilitate/coordinate discussions between Delivery Teams if decisions or collaboration is required to resolve required outcomes for Sustaining Capital

  • Strategic planning to reduce overall challenges that impact Studies for Sustaining Capital and collaborate with representatives, Capital Coordinators, Project Controls and Contracts & Procurement to provide properly scoped projects in a coordinated manner to seek Capital Efficiency throughout the delivery lifecycle

  • Be a part of a strong willed team of Engineers responsible for delivering a portfolio of projects from Initiation through to implementation and closure of the project

  • A valued partner of our site operation and maintenance teams as you build close partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to deliver focused stakeholders to deliver focused solutions

  • Accountable for the development of Sustaining Capital Projects from the idea phase through to Stage Gate 1

  • Oversee the vendor allocation of project engineering resources, to deliver the OOM report

  • Reporting and provide regular updates to the Studies Superintendent, Portfolio Management.

Skills and Experience

  • A degree in Engineering, Electrical, Mechanical or Civil Engineering

  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team

  • Experienced in leading teams and previous Rio Tinto Management Experience

  • Strategic thinker with a proven history of process and improvement abilities

  • Highly effective communication skills

  • The ability to harness influential leadership with proven stakeholder management experience

  • Proficiency with Microsoft 365, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Power BI Preferred

  • Working Knowledge of Archer, CPMS, Sustaining Capital Framework and ALIM drawing system, would be an advantage.

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.

RioTintoProfessional Reference Number 7469J20233606

How to Apply

Click onto the 'Apply' button or for more information, please contact WorkPac Principal Consultant - Racquel Clibbens on (02) 4927 7795 or and quote the above reference number.

About WorkPac

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 myrewards 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: Senior Engineer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Perth
Industry: Project Management Construction and Architecture
Job expiry: 2023-06-04
Reference: 7469J20233606