Rio Tinto

Superintendent Site Services and Electrical

Rio Tinto
Apr 08, 2021
Apr 09, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Superintendent Site Services and Electrical
  • Join an encouraging leadership group, committed to your growth and development
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
  • Work a 9-day fortnight in this residential role in Tom Price

About the role

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

We are seeking a motivated and engaging Superintendent Site Services and Electrical to lead our site-based site services and electrical teams, accountable for the safe planning and execution of site services support of our Tom Price operations, as well as leading the statutory electrical compliance across mining and plant assets and leading the execution of electrical maintenance work for the Fixed Plant

This role presents a fantastic opportunity to draw on your people leadership skills, harnessed with your technical knowledge to positively develop and support your team, whilst fostering an inclusive and positive team culture.

Leading on the frontline is one of the most important jobs in our business and comes with a huge amount of responsibility. We need you to motivate, inspire and keep your people safe and well.

With signature leadership training programmes, growing and developing is more than an opportunity it is something we actively plan and make happen. Every day our leaders grow, while our rosters are designed to help you live the lifestyle that is right for you and your family.

Reporting to the Manager Operations and working in a challenging and exciting environment within the Tom Price Operations Department, you will be:
  • An inspiring role model and coach for positive behaviours, practices and processes, whilst providing leadership, development and support to your team
  • Engaging and collaborating with operational leaders across our sites and our key stakeholders
  • Leading site services activities from planning through execution and review, including the responsibility for contractor management
  • Leading statutory electrical compliance for Non-Process infrastructure across site services, mining and mobile equipment maintenanceLeading all aspects of electrical work in the Fixed plant environment including statutory compliance, planned and breakdown maintenance workFostering a culture of continuous improvement and supporting the team in the implementation of improvement initiatives
  • Developing, monitoring and controlling approved budget to deliver cost effective services that meet the business needs

What you'll bring
  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • Drive to create a respectful, inclusive and diverse work environment
  • A passionate people leader who will influence, motivate and be confident in effectively leading, mentoring and coaching team members as well as interfacing with senior leaders
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement, presentation & negotiation skill, with demonstrated ability in influencing others
  • Demonstrated complex problem-solving abilities to deliver solutions across an operation

Where you will be working

Tom Price is located in the central Pilbara, west of Karijini National Park and is our original Pilbara mine, currently employing residential and fly in fly out employees. It is known as one of the most attractive towns in the Pilbara with a high school, two primary schools a hospital and a high standard of recreational facilities.

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.

Applications close on Wednesday 21st April 2021 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)

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