Track Engineer

Employer:
Rio Tinto
Posted
Nov. 9, 2019, 9:07 a.m.
Closing
Dec. 3, 2019, 12:43 p.m.

About the Role

We are looking for an Engineer Track to provide technical support and drive asset management of rail track assets throughout their full life cycle, across the Rio Tinto Iron Ore rail network.

This role is a great opportunity to be an integral part of a small and vibrant track and civil team.
The right candidate must be able to develop their own areas of expertise within the engineering team. Working Monday to Friday, 40 hours and reporting to the Specialist Engineer Track, you will be:

Developing whole-of-life plans for track assets.

Developing and reviewing Standards and Engineering Procedures to support engineering and maintenance practices;

Leading governance and compliance to standards through reviews and audits;

Applying technical knowledge in the review and approval of new assets and components in the rail network.

Providing SME support to maintenance and project execution teams.

About you

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

Tertiary qualifications in relevant engineering discipline.

Experience working in the rail industry specifically in track engineering or maintenance roles.

A Current "C Class "for WA Driver’s license.

An ability to convert technical knowledge into practical instruction.

Experience in life cycle management for track assets.

Technical knowledge and background in track engineering including track geometry, turnouts, and lateral stability.

Computer literate with experience in the use MS office suite of applications and core business systems.

It will also be beneficial if you have:

Experience in track design.

Understanding of Railway transportation operational and business requirements.

Where you will be working

In the Perth CBD, Central Park. In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, 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.

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