Supervisor Project Operations - Exploration

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Job Type:Full Time

Project Operations Supervisor Site Services – Exploration

  • Plan and coordinate logistics work in an exploration field environment
  • Use your judgement and field experience to deploy resources in exciting and remote locations
  • FIFO role from Perth to remote sites in Western Australia on a two weeks on one week off roster
  • 12 month fixed term with potential to be extended

About the role

We are looking for a Project Operations Supervisor to implement the delivery of operational and logistical support servicing that support resources, facilities, and services to provide a safe and effective field operations (e.g. Personnel transport, camp facilities, freight).

This role is a great opportunity for someone with proven generalist field experience to play a vital role within the project team. The Project Operational Supervisor must enjoy being part of the exploration team, have a passion for field activities and the coordination of logistics and operational requirements.

You need to be able to travel to remote project locations within Western Australia. You will work a full-time roster, including a nominal two weeks on location and ad hoc office time throughout the field season.

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 Project Coordinator, and working in a challenging and exhilarating environment within the Australian and Asian Logistics and Operations team, you will:

  • Oversee the day to day running of all camp facilities, including but not limited to;
    • Onsite accommodation, Offices, recreation room,
    • Facilities management – WWTP, Generators, fuel etc
    • Onsite trades
    • Supervision and scheduling of personnel transport to and from site
  • Supervise all freight in/out of the camp laydown and storage facilities within the camp
  • Make assessments and apply practical judgement to identify hazards and risks, take mitigating action, and interpret standards, to achieve safe and effective practices working in uncontrolled and challenging physical environments

What you’ll bring

  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • Current C Class driving license
  • Experience working in remote field-based environments
  • Proven ability to develop positive and productive team relationships with a wide range of people
  • Demonstrated ability to solve operational problems, adapt to change quickly and identify opportunities to improve operational efficiency
  • Budgeting, strong administration skills and rostering experience
  • Proficient across Microsoft suite of programs
  • Strong interpersonal and management skills, with the ability to drive high standards and positive work cultures.
  • Exceptional communication skills

It will also be beneficial if you have:

  • Previous experience managing the facilities of a small exploration camp of up to 100 rooms
  • Current licenses - HR, Forklift/ Telescopic Material Handler, and High-Risk Work

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 competitive salary package with annual cash incentive awards for eligible employees
  • Career development & education assistance to further your ambitions
  • Access top tier family-friendly health and medical programs and pension plan
  • Wellbeing benefits
  • Generous Rio Tinto employee share program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matter
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)

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

Rio Tinto's Exploration group seeks to create value for the business by discovering or acquiring new mineral resources. Organised into three regional teams (Americas, Australasia, and Africa-Europe-Eurasia), the Exploration group provides both a global reach and a local presence across a range of commodities.

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.