We are looking for experienced and enthusiastic Geotechnical Engineers to provide geotechnical support to our mining operations. You may also be an Engineering Geologist, Geotechnical Engineer or Specialist Civil Engineer with tunnel boring experience and looking to expand your mining industry experience.
Joining our team will put cutting edge technology at your fingertips and give you the support of the brightest minds in the industry.
The range of experience to be gained includes:
Providing geotechnical input into the mine planning process
Monitoring slope and dump performance
Reporting on Fall of Ground events and providing remediation strategies
Updating the site operational and technical services teams on geotechnical risks
Ensuring Geotechnical Instrumentation is maintained and operational
Contributing to the HSEQ management plan for the Mine Technical Services (MTS) team
If you are early in your career or more progressed and ready to take your career to the next level we want to hear from you!
Lifestyle on offer (take your pick!)
Residential, living in incredible Pilbara locations where you are home after every shift
FIFO on a family friendly 8 days on/ 6 days off FIFO roster from Perth
Relocation from interstate to Perth if required
What’s on offer
Generous packages including base salary, lifestyle allowances, bonus
Domestic relocation assistance
Medical insurance cover for employees and their immediate family
Salary sacrifice & packaging options – rental, mortgage, superannuation, vehicle
Employee discounts – banking, accommodation, motoring, retail and more
Rio Tinto employee share programme
Paid parental leave up to 9 months
A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
Job satisfaction, where you will be a valued member of the team with a recognised contribution to the success of our business
Learning and development opportunities to support your desired technical or leadership career path
Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matters
To secure one of these roles it would be great if you had:
A Bachelor Degree in Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology, Civil Engineering or equivalent
Sound knowledge and experience with rock mechanics
Some previous operational experience in an open pit mining environment
Exposure to Vulcan, geotechnical design packages and Microsoft Office software
Strong communication and technical report writing skills
The ability to work safely autonomously and in a team in a remote work environment
A current Australian open driver’s licence
Where you will be working
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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