Development Schedulers - Pilbara

Rio Tinto
Pilbara, Western Australia, AUS
Jun 23, 2022
Jul 23, 2022
Trade & Skilled
Full Time
Development Schedulers - Pilbara
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
  • Great opportunity to progress in a technical role
  • Enjoy an exceptional work life balance with an 8/6 roster

About the role

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

We are looking for enthusiastic Development Schedulers to manage the mine scheduling activities and provide support to the mine operations team in order to ensure the safe and efficient execution of the mine plan.

We are an open, connected international team of technical specialists using some of the most exciting data and tools on the planet. We are the world leader in automation and smart mining. We have technical development programmes that are industry-leading and recognise the unique nature of your role. These provide opportunities to grow your career through a dedicated technical path while being rewarded for your unique skills.

Reporting to the Senior Mining Engineer, working 8 days on, 6 days off roster, you will be involved in a variety of tasks including mine scheduling and machine allocations, grade control and production forecasting, generation of the stockpile schedule and compliance reporting, as well as:
  • Responsible for the dump progression designs and strategies
  • Coordinating and releasing designs on the 2 weekly plan development task trackers
  • Drive alignment between the daily operational planning, development, drill, and blast teams to effectively execute in a timely manner
  • Designing and coordinating the quarterly plan critical development milestones
  • Communicating with stakeholders to ensure all designs are executed safely and to standard
  • Play an active role in identifying and implementing mine planning improvements, cost reduction and efficiency initiatives.

What you will bring

The following qualifications and experience will set you up for success in this role:
  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • A Mine Engineering Diploma or Degree, or alternatively you will have a degree or Diploma in Geotechnical Engineering, Surveying or Geology with a minimum of 3 years open pit mining experience
  • You will have demonstrated experience within an open cut mining environment (preferably iron ore)
  • Practical experience within a scheduling or production engineering role
  • Working knowledge of mining and business software such as MS Office and Vulcan
    Strong stakeholder management and communication skills
    A current and valid C class manual driver's licence

What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution, you're thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you've helped the world progress.
  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • Get ahead financially and enjoy housing subsidy benefits (residential role only)
  • Remote Area Holiday Travel Assistance (residential role only)
  • 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 and salary packaging options
  • Career development and 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)

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.

Where you will be working

In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, we own an integrated portfolio of iron ore assets: a world-class, integrated network of 16 mines, four independent port terminals, a 1,700-kilometre rail network and related infrastructure - all designed to respond rapidly to changes in demand.

We are one of the world's leading producers and exporters of iron ore.

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.