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Specialist - Capital Delivery

Rio Tinto - Yarwun, QLD

Mining, Oil & Gas
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Specialist - Capital Delivery

  • We offer paid parental leave entitlements and flexible work arrangements
  • Permanent employment which includes a huge range of additional benefits
  • Enjoy a relaxed family friendly lifestyle in an ideal residential environment - Gladstone

About the role

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

We are looking for a Specialist - Capital Delivery, based in at Gladstone to deliver capital projects across our Yarwun site.

As a capable and considered people leader, you will support a team of project structural and mechanical professionals, to deliver a portfolio of projects from order of magnitude, through to implementation and closure of the project. Your demonstrated ability to engage, connect and positively influence key stakeholders at all organisational levels will play a critical part to the effectiveness in this role. In this role you will have the ability to further develop your understanding of project and portfolio management across a diverse range of land and water-based projects.

This role is a great opportunity for somebody who has project management, engineering and execution skills who has the experience and knowledge to guide the safe and compliant delivery of site projects. This person will be key in the development of the strategic plan for the Capital Delivery team.

What you’ll bring

  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • Solid experience working within project leadership roles and be confident in effectively guiding, mentoring and coaching team members as well as interfacing with senior leaders
  • Proven stakeholder engagement and facilitation skills
  • Strong multi discipline portfolio management experience, with the ability to define and implement project improvement initiatives to maximise capital efficiency
  • Experience in project management, contractor management, project execution and project controls
  • Demonstrated complex problem-solving abilities to deliver solutions across an operation
  • Capable to manage a team delivering projects from early phases to close-out.
  • Current Tertiary level qualifications in Project Management (or has the ability to obtain)

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 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

With production beginning in 2004 at our Yarwun alumina refinery, located approximately 10 kilometres north-west of Gladstone in Central Queensland, today the operation produces more than three million tonnes of alumina per year.

Around 700 people support the operation, with an additional 350 contractors on site each year as part of scheduled maintenance shutdown activities. Thanks to its ‘Industry 4.0’ focus, Yarwun is also a leader in trialling new technologies to improve operations on site, including 3D printing, robotics and drones in confined spaces, and is home to Rio Tinto’s innovative Queensland Research and Development Centre (QRDC).

Along with Boyne Smelters Limited and Queensland Alumina Limited, our Yarwun Operation supports the local community in a wide range of initiatives through Here for Gladstone.

Rio Tinto Aluminium – Pacific Operations

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, today we operate large-scale, high-quality bauxite mines and alumina refineries, and have the world’s most modern and competitive aluminium smelter portfolio.

Our Pacific Operations sites are located along the east coast of Australia, at the tip of the Northern Territory and in New Zealand’s south. With more than 6,000 employees, we operate a full value chain approach—mining, refining and smelting. Our portfolio includes four bauxite mines, two refineries, four smelters and one power station, and is supported by technical experts located in our Brisbane hub, including a fully operational Operations Centre for our bauxite mines.

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.