Mining Engineer

Rio Tinto
March 15, 2019, 6:58 a.m.
March 31, 2019, 3:14 p.m.

We are looking for enthusiastic and high performing Mining Engineers to join our dynamic team in Western Australia! You will have cutting edge technology at your fingertips, with the support of the brightest minds in the industry. 

The range of experience to be gained includes:

Mine Scheduling

Mine Grade Control

Mine planning and design including Life of Mine Planning and designing optimum drill patterns

Drill and Blast operations

Optimising mining activity interfaces and mine performance analysis

Driving continuous improvement with cost reduction and efficiency

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

About you


To secure one of these roles it would be great if you had:

A Bachelor Degree in Mining Engineering or equivalent

Previous experience in open pit mining operations

Some experience in drill and blast engineering or mine planning and mine scheduling

Exposure to mine design software (including 3D) and experience with fleet management

Experience with data analysis and reporting

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Proficiency across MS Office software

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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