Water Intensity Specialist

  • Fantastic Opportunity to join a Leading Mining & Resources Client

  • Perth based, with ad-hoc site travel

  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement and innovation in water management

About our client:

Rio Tinto operates the worlds 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:

As a Water Intensity Specialist in the Water Strategy team at Rio Tinto Iron Ore, you'll be at the forefront of delivering key water outcomes across RTIOs Pilbara iron ore operation. The role offers a unique opportunity to collaborate with a diverse and passionate team, changing the way we approach water management, and implement step-change solutions to meet RTIOs short to medium term operational and water stewardship goals.

Role Purpose:

  • Finding better ways to reduce water management footprint through optimisation and improved water management techniques.

  • Translate RTIOs commitment to water stewardship into tangible outcomes through intelligent analysis and evaluation of water movement and consumption through development of Water Reporting Tools, Water Intensity Metrics and other analytical tools.

  • Identify, develop and communicate water management best practices across the RTIO Pilbara Operations, such to distribute shared learnings and best practices.

  • Ongoing development, evaluation, and communication of various water reporting tools, to provide the business insights and understanding into historical & current performance, trends, and future risk and / or opportunities. Incl. data collation, hygiene, translation and application within reporting tools.

  • Develop various technical / engineering deliverables to support operational Mine Water Management teams in their day-to-day and future planning activities i.e. water reports, hydraulic models, standards, Process Flow Diagrams, P&IDs.

  • Lead and support the identification, development and implementation of initiatives or works programs to resolve real operational water management related risks and realise the RTIO Water Strategy objectives.

  • Hydraulic modeling standards development, circulation and implementation including defining the appropriate governance structures and approach.

  • Support your fellow water strategy team members through other aspects of water stewardship

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Experience with and or familiarity with water management systems & tools, and water use within the mining industry.

  • Familiarity with Mine Water Management infrastructure and an understanding of the challenges associated with mine water management.

  • An understanding and demonstrated application of Project Management principles.

  • Experience with and understanding of developing a problem statement, defining project scopes, project goals and detailing steps to achieve necessary outcomes.

  • Results and outcomes drive person, with an eagerness to learn and contribute to realising the Water Strategy objectives.

  • An ability to influence, build consensus and influence stakeholders across diverse technical and operational backgrounds.

  • An analytical mindset comfortable working with data to inform decisions.

  • A self-starter with a proactive and results-oriented approach, eager to learn and grow your expertise in the water management field.

  • Experience with technical drawing, standards, and documentation development (i.e. engineering deliverables)

  • Hold a bachelor's degree in a related science/engineering discipline.

  • A???current manual WA Driver's license

About WorkPac:

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Click on the Apply button or for a confidential discussion please contact:

Principal Consultant: Georgia Guy via Contact Number 08 6462 1147 quoting the below Reference Number
RioTintoProfessional Job Reference Number: 7469J20244695

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Job title: Water Intensity Specialist
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Perth
Industry: Environ./Health and Safety Mining, Oil & Gas
Job expiry: 2024-05-22
Reference: 7469J20244695


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