Project Coordinator - West

Rio Tinto
Sep 16, 2020
Sep 17, 2020
Full Time
Project Coordinator, Closure
  • Closure is an emerging issue across the mining industry and we are well positioned to be at the forefront of facing the challenges and realising opportunities
  • Numerous opportunities to materially impact Rio Tinto's closure liabilities and the sector's closure practices more widely
  • Be a part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
  • This role will be located in Salt Lake City, USA

About the role
  • Reporting to the District Manager, West Coast; the Project Coordinator will provide operational support, advice and service to the legacy asset portfolio, such as:
  • Manage the deployment of contractors, equipment and other resources to meet project requirements
  • Coordinate contractor bids and proposals, evaluation and contract awards with Procurement
  • Build and maintain relationships with service providers, including regular contractor engagement on performance (during and post project), including any associated reporting
  • Establish contracts with external operational support and logistics services providers. Set and monitor service level agreements, undertaking performance management as required
  • Oversight training and induction processes for staff and contractors, ensuring understanding and commitment to comply with Rio Tinto HSEC standards, procedures, and regulatory requirements
  • Support Asset Managers with the deployment and management of company HSEC and operational requirements with our contractors.
  • Tracking field and small project performance for HSE, Schedule, Budget and Scope
  • Manage and report on expenditure for operational support and project budgets
  • Oversee the Equipment Management System for company-owned equipment deployment, maintenance, storage, and consumables inventory
  • You will support up to 10 active projects and will be involved in the planning and execution work aimed at ensuring the safe and efficient execution of the work.

We have more than 100 legacy assets that require ongoing management. The objective of the legacy work is to ensure liabilities are understood, managed and minimized. This requires detailed understanding of the potential exposures, remediation options, knowledge of the regulatory setting, and societal expectations.

What you'll bring

A combination of skills and experience will be considered if you have:

· Knowledge and experience in planning and delivering a wide range of logistics and operational services to multiple projects in various settings including isolated and/or remote locations.

· Strong coaching and support skills

· Business improvement mindset looking for efficiency and innovative solutions

· Experience with aviation (preferred)

· Experience supporting and managing teams of employees and contractors remotely

· A sound working knowledge of the occupational health and safety requirements relevant to conducting operations in a field based environment and demonstrated ability to provide leadership and advice in the identification and mitigation of health and safety risks across multiple projects

· The demonstrated ability to form positive, collaborative and productive working relationships with a wide range of roles within the team and stakeholders

Where you will be working

Rio Tinto Closure (RTC) is the business that safely transforms Rio Tinto's end of life mining, processing and infrastructure assets by developing innovative and sustainable solutions to leave a positive closure legacy. We collaborate with all parts of Rio Tinto to focus on maximizing post operational opportunities, de-risking and reducing the scale of closure liabilities and executing existing and near term closures at optimal cost.

What we offer:

· A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience

· Annual incentive program

· Career development to further your ambitions

· Access to family-friendly health and medical programs, pension and savings plans

· Attractive share ownership plan

· Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, etc)

Our culture is aligned with Rio Tinto's values of safety, teamwork, respect, integrity and excellence with the addition of two specific values: entrepreneurship and creativity. We have a non-hierarchical approach, one open to improving collaboration and fostering inclusion. This culture enables multi-disciplinary teams to network on complex challenges across organizational boundaries (internal and external).

About Us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Aluminium for cars and smartphones. Copper for wind turbines, electric cars and the pipes that bring water to our home. Iron ore to shape our city skylines. Borates that help crops grow, titanium for paint and diamonds that celebrate the best things in life.

Our long history is filled with firsts. We've developed some of the world's largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It's a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it's this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.