Dewatering Engineer

  • 8:6 or 2:1 FIFO day shift roster

  • Attractive hourly rates

  • Join a global leader in the mining and resources industry

About the Role

WorkPac are currently looking for an experienced Dewatering Engineer to join our client Rio Tinto for an ongoing opportunity. This role will be FIFO on an 8:6 or 2:1 day shift roster at Marandoo.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead site maintenance optimisation projects and implementing dewatering strategies

  • Manage the reliability of dewatering site assets (pumps, gensets, headworks)

  • Assist operational execution teams with resolving equipment breakdowns as required

  • Communicate with stakeholders to achieve dewatering targets (mine planning, hydrogeology, drill and blast, production)

  • Provide technical assistance to operational execution and project teams

  • Plan and implement capital projects for dewatering assets and providing dewatering scheduling to execution teams (Bore moves, pump and generator sizing)

Skills and Experience

  • You will have relevant tertiary engineering qualifications coupled with demonstrated experience with, and an understanding of site dewatering infrastructure

  • Problem solving skills and experience in reliability and defect elimination

  • Sound interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate across all levels

  • An understanding of mine planning and associated planning tools, such as Vulcan and SAP, whilst not essential will be advantageous

  • A current C class driver's license

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site specific Health and Safety requirements.

Reference Number 7469J20222298

How to Apply

Click onto the 'Apply' button or for more information, please contact WorkPac Principal Consultant - Racquel Clibbens on (02) 4927 7795 or and quote the above reference number.

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. Looking after our employees is important to us. Through our myrewards platform, we offer benefits from retail rewards through to financial, health cover, insurance, superannuation services and more.

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Dewatering Engineer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA
Industry: Engineering Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2023-02-16
Reference: 7469J20222599


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