Superintendent Closure Planning

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Job Type:Full Time

Superintendent Closure Planning

  • Successful mine rehabilitation and closure is a complex, challenging and rewarding field of work
  • Lead a team responsible for strategic closure planning for our future and existing operations
  • Use your technical knowledge to manage continuous improvement projects in areas such as landform design, risk management and stakeholder engagement
  • Perth CBD Location – Monday to Friday

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

We are looking for a Superintendent Closure Planning to support the business in identifying and managing Rehabilitation and Closure risks using your technical knowledge.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Rehabilitation & Closure practitioner to provide expert advice to the business to assess, manage and minimise risks as they relate to Rehabilitation & Closure.

We are an open, connected global team that includes some of the industry’s best and brightest minds. We offer competitive, performance-focused remuneration and a wide range of benefits to reward your contribution. With a global reach, the opportunities to develop and grow your career are broad and exciting.

Reporting to the Principal Closure Planning and working in a diverse team, within Rehabilitations & Closures you will:

  • Lead and develop a team of closure planning specialists;
  • Lead closure representation on various mining and closure studies;
  • Ensure development of the Rio Tinto Iron Ore site closure plans to meet business, project and regulatory requirements;
  • Ensure closure aspects are considered in our mine planning, design and operation;
  • Coordinate aspects of closure such as cost estimation, development of closure completion criteria and R&D projects;
  • Develop working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

What you’ll bring

  • Leadership experience;
  • Degree in Environmental / Biological Science or Engineering;
  • Strong planning and project management skills;
  • Contractor management experience;
  • Experience in mining / rehabilitation / restoration;
  • Experience in site closure planning.

It will also be beneficial if you have:

  • Prior experience managing R&D / improvement projects;
  • GIS skills;
  • Basic Vulcan skills.

What we offer

  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program;
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family;
  • Attractive share ownership plan;
  • Company provided insurance cover;
  • Extensive salary sacrifice and salary packaging options;
  • Career development and education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions;
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support;
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave);
  • Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more).

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.

Applications close on 29th November 2020 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins with
a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers – generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium – the world’s first to be certified “responsible” – helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe.
Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.