Resource Development Geologists Rio Tinto Iron Ore

Rio Tinto
Perth, Western Australia, AUS
Jun 23, 2022
Jun 27, 2022
Full Time
Exploration Geologists - Rio Tinto Iron Ore
  • Be part of a dynamic supportive team in fast paced mining, project evaluation and exploration operations
  • Learn and develop your geological and skills with business supported resources
  • Based within our Pilbara hub teams on a FIFO 8/6 roster - flexible work available including alternative rosters, part-time or job-share arrangements

About the role

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

We are currently looking for Geologists to join our Resource Development team within Rio Tinto Iron Ore. Based at our Iron Ore operations in the Pilbara, you will be part of a team responsible for the execution and delivery of evaluation and exploration programs, in both near mine and regional areas.

Reporting to the Senior Geologist, you will:
  • Analyse, validate and interpret geological datasets collected during field programs
  • Assist with the development of dynamic field (geological) models
  • Set and comply with QAQC standards for geological data collection, analysis and interpretation
  • Assist with program planning and execution of drilling and field mapping campaigns
  • Liaise with team members and stakeholders on drilling and evaluation priorities
  • Provide safety leadership in promoting a safe and environmentally responsible working ethic, leading to an incident free workplace
  • Demonstrate the Rio Tinto values of courage, care, and curiosity

What you will bring

To succeed in this role, you will have:
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Geology with practical experience in exploration, evaluation or mine geology
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mining/mapping and modelling software packages (preferably LeapFrog, Vulcan, ArcMap and acQuire)
  • Iron ore experience is preferred, as well as an understanding of the relevant exploration and evaluation techniques
  • Previous experience / exposure to drilling programs are essential
  • Strong analytical skills
  • A 'C' class manual driver's licence

What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you've helped the world progress.
  • An opportunity to be part of the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • A competitive salary reflective of your skills and experience with an annual incentive program
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
  • Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave and carers leave)
  • Attractive share ownership plan and an array of salary sacrifice and packaging options
  • Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)

Where you will be working

In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Rio Tinto operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets with industry-leading margins. Our premium product suite, including our flagship Pilbara blend, drives strong customer relationships and is supported by technical and commercial marketing expertise. The iron ore business continues to be the world's largest autonomous truck operator and a proud leader in automated mining technologies.

These positions are located at our Pilbara miningoperations on a FIFO 8 days on, 6 days off roster from Perth, however those candidatesin pursuit of flexible work arrangements or alternative rosters are encouragedto apply.

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.

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

This role is for applicants residing in or willing to permanently relocate to Western Australia. Rio Tinto offers Fly in and fly out options from Perth, our regional FIFO hubs and the opportunity to live in our residential towns where applicable.

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Applications for this role will close on Monday 20th June 2022.