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Water Engineer

  • 5 days a week - Monday to Friday

  • Perth CBD Location

  • Join a global leader in the mining and resources sector

About the Company

Rio Tinto operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 16 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 currently seeking an appropriately experienced Water Engineer technically competent hydrologist to join our client Rio Tinto's Rail Engineering Flood Risk Project team. This exciting opportunity requires an enthusiastic and competent Water Professional to complete hydrology and hydraulic modelling of Rio Tinto's rail network and assist the Rail Flood Risk Project Senior Hydrologist to communicate event flood risk to the various Rail Network stakeholders.

The position will initially be offered for 12-18 month duration to suit the Projectwith further opportunitieswhichmay result. The role will suit a water engineering and/orsurface waterhydrology professional who is seeking to develop mining industry, transport and and Pilbara experience in a more project focused and technically rewarding role within a corporate workspace. Opportunities for ad-hoc travel and site visits.

Duties & Responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare and run hydrology/hydraulic models over rail corridor sections using TUFLOW software

  • Carry out 2D analysis of event results and apply these to rail sections and culverts/bridges.

  • Communicate results within the Track & Civil team and assist to inform stakeholders of risk and mitigation options .

  • Assist the Senior Hydrologist and Specialist Track & Civil Engineers to develop risk mitigation options.

  • Opportunity to visit rail sections and complete onsite inspections (ad-hoc travel).

Skills &ExperienceRequired:

  • Minimum 4 years industry experience in water/drainage engineering or civil/mining hydrology

  • Demonstrable TUFLOW modelling experience applicable to transport/civil engineering studies.

  • 2D modelling results analysis and/or relevant programming experience (Matlab, Python etc)

  • GIS experience in preparing 1D hydrology and 2D hydraulic model input data and DEM/LiDAR processing for hydrologically sound model topography and 1D-2D interactions.

  • Strong attention to detail and able to competently QC/QA hydrology modelling

Job Reference Number: TMPRIJ202271476

How to Apply:

Click on the Apply button or for more information please contact:

WorkPac Professional Principal Consultant: Sam Lemme - sam.lemme@workpac.com quoting the above reference number.

About the Company

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 my rewards 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: Water Engineer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Perth
Industry: Geoscience Mining, Oil & Gas
Job expiry: 2022-06-24
Reference: TMPRIJ202271476

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