2022 Graduate Program Graduate - Tailings Engineer

Rio Tinto
Saguenay, QC, CAN
Jun 23, 2022
Jul 23, 2022
Full Time
2022 Graduate Program

Graduate - Tailing Engineer

What if from day one you didn't just watch things happen, you made things happen?
What if you didn't just make an impression, you created a legacy?
What if you didn't just start a job, you transformed an industry?

From day one, our graduates help us transform the way we do things, making a better tomorrow for all of us. We love fresh ideas and new thinking, and our graduate program gives you the tools to innovate and invent -- to pioneer progress for you and us.

We're looking for graduates from a range of degrees for different areas across our business. This requisition is for a role in RTA Tailings and Water Dams Group.

As Graduate - geotechnical engineering and tailings management, you will be providing technical support to our team in Jonquiere (Saguenay) including field work and surveillance of various construction and monitoring campaigns, basic engineering tasks and assistance to the daily tailings operations. You will have the opportunity to participate in internal training sessions as well as assist technical session on various topics concerning our tailings project and learn from technical and operations experts. You will be working under the direction of our team based in Montreal and in very close collaboration with the Jonquiere engineering team.

Knowledge, studies or particular training experience in geotechnical engineering, mine environment or tailings management is an asset for this graduate position.

  • Bachelor or master's degree in civil engineering with a focus on soil mechanics and geotechnics, geotechnical engineering, mining engineering with focus on soil mechanics, mine environment or related study fields - completed in 2020, 2021 or by May 2022
  • Less than two years of relevant work experience (local and international)
  • Right to work in Canada

What you'll also bring
  • Willingness to learn and to make an impact
  • Fast learner and autonomous
  • Proficiency in French and English
  • Experience in development of distributed full stack applications
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

What's on offer

Our global Graduate Development Program is designed to prepare the leaders of the future through a series of engaging, progressive and future skills activities. Visit our webpage for a detailed overview of our program.

In addition, here is just a glimpse of our industry leading rewards package:"
  • A safety-focused and inclusive working environment"
  • A competitive salary" package with annual cash incentive awards (STIP) for eligible employees" "
  • Career development & education assistance to further your ambitions"
  • 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 matter"
  • Generous Rio Tinto employee share program"

Where will you be working

Rio Tinto Aluminium has been operating in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean for over 100 years. Our assets include an alumina refinery, four smelters, six hydropower plants, our Arvida Research and Development Centre, the Aluminium Operational Centre, a rail network and a port. Our cutting-edge smelters produce certified responsible aluminium.

For us, success means keeping our employees healthy, optimizing our performance, strengthening our partner and customer relationships, using and developing new technologies, constantly improving our environmental footprint and creating value for our host communities.

About Us

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 Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQIA2 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.

We are seeking to increase the diversity across our operations in order to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees and encourage female applicants to apply.

Next steps...

Join us and pioneer a career that will not only build your future, but drive progress for us all, apply today #itbeginswithyou. Please note, in order to be considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.

Applications close on Friday, June 10th (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date).