Electrical Project Engineer

  • Elevate your career by joining a global leader in the Mining and Resources sector!

  • Perth based initially, then will transition to FIFO at Cape Lambert in 2024

  • Work in a successful, well-established, and high performing team

About the Client

Rio Tinto Operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 15 iron ore mines, four port facilities, a 1,700-kilometre rail network and related infrastructure. Rio Tinto are expanding operations in the Pilbara to epic proportions while introducing next generation technologies to deliver greater efficiency, lower production costs and improved health, safety, and environmental performance.

About the Role

WorkPac are seeking a dynamic Electrical Project Engineer to join our clients Sustaining Capital CLAHDO Project Team. This role is central to the successful delivery of the CLA High Density Ore Project. You will work from our client's Perth Head office with occasional site visits until 2024. After that, you'll shift to a site-based role following either a 5/2, 4/3, or 8/6 roster. You'll be part of a high-performing team helping our contractor partners plan and complete construction projects. Your leadership and commissioning skills are key to making sure projects are safe, on time, and efficient.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage in design evaluations, HAZOPs, witness testing, FATs, and SATs for Electrical & Controls Systems projects.

  • Exhibit a dedicated commitment to Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) throughout project activities.

  • Ensure adherence to technical standards, project timelines, quality benchmarks, and HSE management systems.

  • Embrace RTIO Values: Care, Courage, Curiosity, fostering a proactive and safe working environment.

  • Collaborate with the commissioning team, CLA Operations, and Operational Readiness teams during plant and equipment startup.

  • Promptly assess and formulate responses to Consultant and Contractor Technical Queries (TQs) / Requests for Information (RFIs)

Skills & Experience Required:

  • C Class Licence (unrestricted)

  • Degree in Electrical, Mechatronics, or Controls System Engineering

  • Minimum 5 years of engineering experience

  • Proficiency in GE and Schneider PLCs, basic WonderWare understanding

  • ABB/Siemens VVVF configuration expertise

  • Familiarity with ABB Robotics and Sampling systems

  • Knowledge of PrepMaster and associated networks

  • Strong understanding of network and field device functionality

  • Proven ability to review Electrical schematic drawings

  • Proactive in fostering a safe and inclusive team culture

  • Experience in mining, resource sector, or related industry

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills

  • Strong stakeholder engagement and facilitation skills

  • Strong attention to detail with a focus on quality

  • Self-starting, highly motivated, goal-oriented approach

Job Reference Number: 7469J20234390

How to Apply:

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WorkPac Principal Consultant: Tiana Roche Phone: 02 4927 7734

About WorkPac

The WorkPac Group is Australia???s largest privately owned workforce services business with over 1.3 million registered candidates. We offer tailored solutions in recruitment, skills and career development across Mining, Construction, Healthcare and more. Our consistent promise to both candidates and clients is that choosing WorkPac is always a Good Move

Job title: Electrical Project Engineer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Job expiry: 2023-12-21
Reference: 7469J20234390


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