Collaborate with internal partners to drive and influence the way we plan and execute work
Key role involved in the execution of project and dewatering work that can directly impact the delivery of the mine plan
Become a part of a close-knit team where safety is priority
Residential or FIFO – Tom Price
We are currently looking for a Dewatering Engineer to effectively manage site dewatering assets across our Tom Price mine operations. This role is a great opportunity for an experienced individual with a strong technical engineering / reliability background and an understanding of site dewatering infrastructure.
Reporting to the Superintendent Drill Blast & Dewatering, you will
Lead site maintenance optimisation projects and implementing dewatering strategies
Manage the reliability of dewatering site assets (pumps, gensets, headworks)
Assist operational execution teams with resolving equipment breakdowns as required
Communicate with stakeholders to achieve dewatering targets (mine planning, hydrogeology, drill and blast, production)
Provide technical assistance to operational execution and project teams
Plan and implement capital projects for dewatering assets and providing dewatering scheduling to execution teams (Bore moves, pump and generator sizing)
You will have tertiary qualifications in Engineering coupled with demonstrated experience with, and an understanding of site dewatering infrastructure. Problem solving skills and experience in reliability and defect elimination will further ensure your success in this role.
You will have sound interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate across all levels. An understanding of mine planning and associated planning tools, such as Vulcan and SAP, whilst not essential will be advantageous. A manual ‘C’ class driver’s licence will be required.
Where you will be working
This position is based at Tom Price with the choice of either residential or FIFO arrangements to suit your lifestyle.
During your rostered work days, you will be either staying at our well serviced accommodation village that provides modern, comfortable facilities for our FIFO workforce or returning to the comfort of your own company provided home in the well-developed town of Tom Price. As for your days off, for FIFO employees, that’s up to you!
For residential employees based in Tom Price, you will be living the adventures dream, with your new home being on the doorstep of the Hamersley Ranges and Karijini National Park. While living in the Tom Price community, you will get to share your love of the great outdoors and take part in a huge range of activities and community groups. Arts and sport to volunteering, there is something of interest for everyone!
Tom Price is a well-developed town and jam packed full of opportunity!
To find out more about Tom Price and all the things it has to offer, check out these links:
Destination WA – Tom Price Town https://youtu.be/n55BmarGzYQ
Shire of Ashburton web site: https://www.ashburtondirectory.com.au/
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Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore and uranium: our materials make up the world around us. You’ll find then in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.
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We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.
Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.
Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.
This role is for applicants residing in or willing to permanently relocate to Western Australia. Rio Tinto offers Fly in and fly out options from Perth, our regional FIFO hubs and the opportunity to live in our residential towns where applicable.
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Applications close on Friday 22nd January (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)