Mine Planning Superintendents - Perth

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Job Type:Full Time

Mine Planning Superintendents - Perth

  • Lead a diverse team of Mining Engineers mapping the pathway for the future
  • Be part of a group that finds solutions and values different perspectives
  • Enjoy work life balance through role flexibility and Perth based roster
  • Interact with a broad group of stakeholders across the Iron Ore value chain

About the role

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

We’re looking forMine Planning Superintendents to inspire and lead a team of Specialist Mine Planning Engineers. You will be a dynamic leader with a passion for developing a positive team culture with a focus on coaching technical skills development and embedding sustainable processes.

Reporting to the Principal Mining Engineer, your core responsibility is to ensure the delivery of mine planning outputs to support the 5 year and life of mine plans. In addition, mine planning SME support is provided to development (Order of Magnitude, Pre-Feasibility and Feasibility) and mine closure studies. Deliverables include but are not limited to; selective mining unit analysis, pit optimisation and design, dump and haul road design, cut-off grade analysis, fleet selection, mine scheduling and respective reporting.

We are an open, connected international team of technical specialists using some of the most exciting data and tools on the planet. We are the world leader in automation and smart mining. We have technical development programmes that are industry-leading and recognise the unique nature of your role. These provide opportunities to grow your career through a dedicated technical path while being rewarded for your unique skills.

Watch to see a day in the life of our Technical Services team: https //www.youtube.com/embed/X9_OJgjPB14

What you’ll bring

With tertiary qualifications in Mining Engineering or other mining specific equivalent, you will have extensive mine planning experience as well as a strong working knowledge of mine operations in bulk open pit commodities. Strong business acumen and the ability to understand and communicate complex technical information from a variety of technical disciplines is essential. Additionally, hands on skills including functionality and concepts for applicable pit optimisation, mine design and mine scheduling software are essential.

With demonstrated experience in leading a team of mining technical professionals you will have refined your ability to develop and empower people to achieve their goals. You will have strengths in prioritising and progressing multi-streams of work in parallel, building positive working relationships with the ability to influence business outcomes in a networked organisation.

We’re looking for someone who can positively influence the behaviours of those around them, and effectively collaborate with a diverse stakeholder group. You’re also able to challenge the status quo and bring a fresh set of eyes to existing processes to improve efficiency and quality of outcomes.

What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
  • Flexible working arrangements enabling a balance of face to face contact and work from home options
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Company provided insurance cover
  • Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
  • Career development & 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)
  • Possible domestic relocation assistance

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.

Where you’ll be working

As part of the Technical Services division, ourPerth basedMine Engineering department is accountable for mine planning, geotechnical engineering, reserves data management, geospatial data support and explosives and dangerous goods. We support all the existing and planned operations in the Pilbara, currently consisting of 12 mine hubs.

Our mine planning team consists of three hubs; East, West and Central, utilising the following mine planning software; Whittle, Vulcan, Datamine, Deswik, Minemax and ATS.

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.

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.