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Senior Engineer - Electrical

Rio Tinto - Darwin, NT

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Senior Engineer – Electrical

  • Permanent employment which includes a huge range of additional benefits
  • Join our global leading business offering outstanding personal development & global career opportunities
  • Residential lifestyle at a coastal family friendly community – Gove NT

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

We are looking for a Senior Engineer - Electrical to safely deliver technical support across maintenance, operations and project areas. Accountable for embedding processes and systems, to risk manage current and optimize future assets.

We are an open, connected international team of technical specialists using some of the most exciting data and tools on the planet. We are the world leader in automation and smart mining. We have technical development programmes that are industry-leading and recognise the unique nature of your role. These provide opportunities to grow your career through a dedicated technical path while being rewarded for your unique skills

This role is a great opportunity for an analytical, safety orientated individual who thrives in a constantly transforming work environment. Reporting to the Superintendent – Engineering, you will be: 

  • Providing oversight to the engineering practices for power and control systems across the facility;
  • Planning relevant safety requirements into all activities, tasks and projects based on assessed hazards, identified critical risks and mitigating actions.
  • Supporting capital project design direction to align with the standards and development direction for the power and control systems.
  • Supporting the surface maintenance and operations teams, and developing electrical maintenance strategy for the site;
  • Implementing major maintenance activities on critical electrical assets (including transformers, switchgear, substation, relays, motors and drives);
  • Reviewing and remediating asset health of major electrical assets;
  • Executing multi-discipline reliability improvements, and projects through complete lifecycle;
  • Leading the electrical engineering team by providing technical leadership and developmental training pathway for the teams's electrical engineers and draftsmen;
  • Engagement and engineering mentorship of graduate and vacation engineers

What you’ll bring

  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team 
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Moderate to strong knowledge of asset management, service and maintenance of LV and HV distribution systems
  • Familiar with the regulatory authorities and Australian Standards relating to electrical installations and practices

It will also be beneficial if you have:

  • Power Generation and Control System experience
  • Professional Engineers registration

What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Company provided insurance cover
  • Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
  • Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
  • Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)
  • Possible domestic relocation assistance

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers – generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium – the world’s first to be certified “responsible” – helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe. Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Where you’ll be working

Rio Tinto is a global leader in aluminium, one of the world's most widely used metals. Active in the sector for more than 110 years, we operate large-scale, high-quality bauxite mines and alumina refineries; alongside the world's most modern and competitive aluminium smelters portfolio. Our industry leadership includes our benchmark smelting technology and enviable hydropower position, key strengths in today's carbon-constrained world.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.