Project Engineer, Sustaining Capital

  • Perth Based Role

  • Competitive Salary

  • Immediate Start

About Our Client:

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining group that focuses on finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources. Rio Tinto has a long history filled with firsts. They have developed some of the world's largest and best quality mines and operations, and have people working in 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium: their materials make up the world around us.

About the Role

Rio Tinto is seeking an experienced Project Engineer with knowledge of Civil works and Bridge Construction and Maintenance for an immediate start. The successful candidate will join Rio Tintoâs Sustaining Capital â Rail Mechanical & Civil department. This will be an on-going contract based in the Perth CBD with ad-hoc site visits as required.


  • Assist with the management of all project elements (cost, quality, schedule) related to capital projects in accordance with the RT Sustaining Capital Portfolio Framework using standard tools, procedures and specifications.

  • Provide leadership in the management of all aspects of health, safety, environment & community in relation to Rail capital projects.

  • Liaise with Consultants; Engineering Service Providers and Contractors in the delivery of Rail projects ensuring project objectives are met.

  • Engage and liaise with all stakeholders providing progress updates of engineering and constructions activities in accordance with the project schedule

  • Develop and participate in improvement initiatives related to capital project delivery

  • Manage project(s) in conjunction with the Project lead from Order of Magnitude through to close out via our stage gate capital process

  • Participate and maintain internal Rio Tinto training qualifications

Experience Required

  • Minimum 5 yearsâ managing and involvement with Brownfield/Greenfield projects

  • Understanding of Rail Pilbara operations

  • Experience with Bridge construction and maintenance favoured

  • Highly developed communication skills

  • Tertiary degree in relevant Engineering discipline or Project Management

  • Experience with Quality Assurance and Quality Control industry practices

Apply Now

Click onto the apply button. For more information contact:

Konrad Poprawa - Principal Consultant

Email contact:

WorkPac - Rio Tinto Project Services

Reference no. TMPRIJ202165877

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: Project Engineer, Sustaining Capital
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Perth - CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs, Perth
Industry: Engineering Other
Job expiry: 2021-11-01
Reference: TMPRIJ202165877


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