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Specialist Mine Planner

Rio Tinto - Brisbane City, QLD

Mining, Oil & Gas
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Mine Planning Specialist

  • Full time, Brisbane based mining engineering role.
  • Focus on long term mine planning, projects and business improvement.
  • Occasional travel to site to support Rio Tinto bauxite operations.

About the role

We are looking for a Mine Planning Specialist to deliver technical mine planning, projects and business improvement initiatives to support to Rio Tinto bauxite operations located at Weipa and Gove. This role is a great opportunity for a proactive mining engineer to tackle a broad spectrum of tasks across mine planning, projects and business improvement initiatives.

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 Principal Advisor Long Term Planning and working Monday to Friday you will be:

  • Long term mine planning
  • To provide guidance to the business on upcoming capital and project requirements.
  • Various project work identification, initiation and development to support business requirements.
  • Be proactive in the area of business improvement and transformation.

What you’ll bring

  • Degree qualified in mining engineering or similar.
  • Site based, technical mine planning experience in an open pit environment.
  • Strong technical mining engineering skills (design, planning, scheduling).
  • Be proactive and enjoy a collaborative and team orientated working environment.
  • Proficient with mine planning software (Deswik experience will be advantageous).

What we offer

  • A competitive salary package with annual cash incentive awards (STIP)
  • Access to top tier family-friendly health and medical programs
  • Excellent retirement plan
  • A comprehensive leave policy that covers all moments that matter in life (vacation/annual, paid parental leave, short term sick leave, paid holidays)
  • Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matters
  • Generous Rio Tinto employee share program

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.

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.