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Superintendent Sustaining Capital Projects

  • Full-time permanent role direct with our Client Rio Tinto

  • Perth based with regular travel to the Pilbara

About Our Client:

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining group that focuses on finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources. Rio Tinto has a long history filled with firsts. They have developed some of the world's largest and best quality mines and operations, and have people working in 35 countries across six continents. Aluminum and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium: their materials make up the world around us.

About the role

We are looking for a Superintendent Sustaining Capital Projects to work with established systems and processes to deliver a portfolio of sustaining capital projects that support our mining and port operations to produce iron ore in a safe and cost effective manner. This role will lead a team of project engineers responsible for delivering a portfolio of projects from Pre-Feasibility Study phase through to implementation and closure of the project.

This role is a great opportunity to demonstrate your strong leadership and understanding of project & portfolio management looking after a large team to deliver a very diverse range of projects. Working a 5 days on, 2 off roster for a Perth based role with regular travel to the Pilbara, and reporting to the Principal of Delivery for the region, you will be:

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

Supporting the improvement of the project delivery systems, processes and procedures ensuring that they are standardised and embedded across the team

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

Responsible for the allocation of project engineering, construction and vendor resources to support the implementation of the portfolio

Upskilling teams so they are accountable for their own processes and procedures and to seek capital efficiency throughout the delivery lifecycle

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

About you

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:

A Current "A Class "for WA Driver???s license

A degree in Engineering or relevant Project Management qualification

Strong Portfolio Project Management subject matter knowledge and experience

Highly experienced with Portfolio Project management systems and processes

Experience in defining and implementing project improvement initiatives to maximise capital efficiency

Working knowledge of mining and port operations will be advantageous but not essential as we are open to experience from other heavy industries such as oil/gas, aviation and manufacturing

Strong decision making capability along with ability to work autonomously

Ability to lead, influence and motivate

Experience working in a high-pressure/intensity, performance driven environment and guiding a team through etc

Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

It will also be beneficial if you have:

Post graduate studies in Portfolio/Project Management or similar;

Working knowledge of MS Project, Primavera & PRISM would be an advantage.

Where you will be working

Your base will be Central Park in Perth Western Australia. The projects you and your team will deliver are in the Pilbara Region of Western Australia where Rio Tinto operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets with industry-leading margins. Our premium product suite, including our flagship Pilbara blend, drives strong customer relationships and is supported by technical and commercial marketing expertise. The iron ore business continues to be the world's largest autonomous truck operator and a proud leader in automated mining technologies.

Job reference 7469J20221180

How to Apply:

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

WorkPac Recruiter: Konrad.Poprawa at quoting the above reference number.

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: Superintendent Sustaining Capital Projects
Contract type: Full Time
Location: Perth
Industry: Management Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2022-06-27
Reference: 7469J20221180