Engineer, Senior

  • Perth based

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Join a global leader in the Mining and Resources sector

About the Role

WorkPac are currently seeking an experienced Senior Electrical Engineer to join our client Rio Tinto. This role will be reporting to the Principal Engineer - Technical Assurance - Portfolio Management within the Sustaining Capital team. Sustaining Capital delivers a portfolio of capital projects that support our mining, rail and port operations to produce iron ore in a safe and cost-effective manner. This role is part of a team of engineers and subject matter experts responsible for supporting project leads through activities in technical input.

Your base will be Central Park in Perth Western Australia. The projects overseen by the Technical Assurance team are in the Pilbara Region of Western Australia where Rio Tinto operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets with industry-leading margins. Flexible working arrangements are available. You can take advantage of an ideal combination of working remotely, from home as well as spending face-to-face time with your colleagues on a regular basis at our head office in Central Park - Perth CBD, with irregular site travel required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Application of adherence to industry best engineering design and engineering processes and systems which are critical for successful project delivery

  • Fulfilling a technical assurance role for the electrical engineering discipline

  • Leaning on your extensive industry experience, providing guidance to project leads and teams in the development of project scopes and entire project life cycle

  • Reviewing design deliverables such as drawings, calculations and reports

  • Providing input into HAZOPS, HAZIDS and Functional Safety Risk Assessments and the response of technical queries (TQ), construction queries and general technical support

  • Supporting commercial activities through technical input i.e. TQ responses, technical reviews of tenders and improvement ideas

  • Ad hoc travel to our Pilbara operations will be required for inspections of plant and equipment

Skills and Experience

  • Commitment to the safety of yourself and your team with a positive attitude and strong values

  • A strong understanding of engineering design and construction processes

  • Subject matter expert with a bachelor?s degree in electrical engineering (mandatory)

  • Ability to work in a team environment and autonomously with strong decision making capability with the ability to lead, influence and motivate

  • Chartered Professional Engineer (highly regarded)

  • Strong understanding of the project lifecycle, Australian Standards, RTIO standards and functional and process safety

  • Experience in project commissioning and strong problem resolution

  • Knowledge of mining and port operations will be advantageous but not essential as we are open to experience from other heavy industries such as oil/gas, aviation and manufacturing;

  • A valued partner of our site operation teams and project leaders, you will build close partnerships with the internal and external stakeholders to deliver focussed solutions.

  • Experience in defining and implementing project improvement initiatives to maximise capital efficiency throughout the delivery lifecycle

  • Project management experience, or within a project environment will also be highly regarded.

  • A Current C Class WA Driver?s license

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills;

  • Working knowledge of SAP, MS Office (Excel, Project etc), Primavera, PRISM would be an advantages

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 7469J20221680

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: Engineer, Senior
Contract type: Casual
Location: Perth
Industry: Engineering Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2022-09-07
Reference: 7469J20221680


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