Rio Tinto

Reliability Engineer - Signal + Systems - Railway

Rio Tinto
Dampier, WA, AU
May 04, 2021
Jun 03, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Reliability Engineer Signal + Systems - Railway
  • Great work life balance roster
  • Exciting opportunity for professional career in Rail Engineering
  • Enjoy the spoils of coastal living in Karratha
  • 5:2 / 4:3 Roster - Residential Karratha or FIFO from Perth

About the role

We are looking for an Reliability Engineer Signal + Systems - Rail to be part of the Regional Rail Engineering Team at Dampier. You will improve asset reliability and cost through reliability analysis and the delivery of reliability improvement on track assets across RTIO rail network.

This role is a great opportunity for an expert in Root Cause Analysis and Site maintenance tactics for track to join our diverse and technical team of experts. Reporting to the Superintendent Reliability Engineering, you will be:
  • Responsible for Defect Elimination process - Identify defects, conducts high-level root cause analysis & manage the engineering project portfolio for Signal, Systems and Communications assets.
  • Participates, Facilitates and improves site MTBFand MTTR by using rail system reliability modelling and RCA process.
  • Participates, Facilitates and improves site RCA processes for Signal & Systems Assets.
  • Conducts high level root cause analysis (RCA).
  • Analyses primary/secondary maintenance tasks (PM01/PM02) to improve asset reliability & cost.
  • Conducts reliability analysis and interprets unscheduled loss (UL) / cost data via PM03.
  • Work closely with Area Superintendent to support execution success in Signal, Systems and Communications.
  • Conducts reliability analysis and interprets failures or unscheduled loss/cost data
  • Work closely with Area Superintendent to support execution by identify defects in signals maintenance management.
  • Support the Rio Tinto Rail Signal, Systems and Communications execution team with change management, asset management and troubleshooting skills

What you'll bring

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
  • Bachelor of Engineering Electrical & Electronics
  • Relevant engineering experience in railway engineering standards, Signal, Systems and Communications projects, maintenance & renewal, reliability practices etc.
  • Confident in leading all systems engineering activities for train control, railway signalling, wayside systems, condition monitoring and associated communications systems in compliance with relevant standards and procedures.
  • Strong facilitation, stakeholder engagement and communication skills
  • RCA and problem-solving techniques
  • Understanding of project management principles
  • Understanding of the data analytical tools: Matlab, Power BI, SAP, SQL, Spotfire etc.
  • C Class Driving Licence
  • Understanding rail safe operating procedures.

Where you'll be working

You will be based in the heart of coastal town Karratha and operating out of the close by town of Dampier. Our port facilities consist of four shipping terminals located on the Pilbara coast at Dampier and Cape Lambert which form an essential part of our logistics process. Each terminal has facilities for train unloading, iron ore stockpiling, product blending and ship loading.

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

In addition to paying competitively and providing great benefits packages, we want you to live the lifestyle that is right for you and your family. And because of our size and scale, there are many opportunities to learn, grow and do more than you ever thought possible.
Every hour of every shift, your safety and wellbeing is our number one priority. We do the work only if it is safe, and we invest to make sure every member of the team has the quality tools they need to do their job.

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

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.

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.

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