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May

Engineer Network Communications

Rio Tinto - Weipa Airport, QLD

Mining, Oil & Gas
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Engineer Network Communications

  • Great opportunity to join a global mining organisation offering outstanding personal development and career opportunities
  • Large scope of work supporting our mining operations
  • Residential role based in Weipa - Monday to Friday work roster

About the role

We are looking for a Network Engineer to be a key team member to drive customer support excellence across the Weipa Operations. This role will be responsible for supporting and improving communications systems across the Weipa region. 

This role is a great opportunity for someone looking to contribute to a growing mining business that is embarking on significant technology leverage journey. You will live in a remote hub with a vibrant community.

We are an open, connected global team that includes some of the industry’s best and brightest minds. We offer competitive, performance-focused remuneration and a wide range of benefits to reward your contribution. With a global reach, the opportunities to develop and grow your career are broad and exciting.

Reporting to the Weipa IS&T Superintendent and working in an exciting collaborative environment within the Weipa IS&T team, you will:

  • Support LAN Network
  • Support LTE Systems
  • Provide technical documentation control
  • Deliver field support for the Weipa operations

What you’ll bring

  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • Nokia LTE Network support experience
  • Cisco switching and routing experience
  • Strong and demonstrable problem-solving skills
  • Ability to design secure communications systems
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to build strong relationships built on trust and a strong commitment to service & technical excellence

It will also be beneficial if you have:

  • Cisco Certification with a few years’ experience
  • Degree in engineering, IT, communications or equivalent disciplines
  • Cisco CCIE
  • MPLS experience
  • Microsoft certifications
  • Mine site experience

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 will be working

Rio Tinto Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) operates to enable better alignment with customer priorities, end-to-end accountability and flexibility to prioritise critical work. The function provides solutions that are aligned with current and future business requirements through the development and ongoing delivery of IT strategy and solution roadmaps. Through appropriate governance, consultative processes, and the use of industry best practices, IS&T also ensures that emerging technologies and innovative ideas are constantly evaluated, considered, and adopted, to provide easy-to-use, best-in-class solutions and services.

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.