Reliability Engineer – Residential Tom Price

Reliability Engineer – Residential Tom Price

  • Opportunity to join an expanding operation and gain exposure to autonomy and technology
  • Use your analytical skills to successfully lead and implement continuous improvement initiatives
  • Exciting time to join a growing and passionate internal community of reliability experts focussed on delivering excellence in reliability

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Reliability Engineer to join our Asset Management & Engineering Services (AMES) team at Tom Price. With exposure to the newest technology and innovation, you will champion defect elimination and reliability engineering processes in order to improve asset reliability and integrity for the heavy mobile and ancillary equipment.

Reporting to the Superintendent Asset Management and Engineering Services, you will:

  • Analyse equipment performance data to successfully identify and implement reliability improvement initiatives
  • Recommend and implement tactics designed to support high levels of asset safety, reliability and integrity
  • Provide technical engineering support to the site maintenance execution teams
  • Lead and conduct high level root cause analysis (RCA) for asset failures using asset performance management software
  • Execute both technical and process based projects derived to improve the performance of the fleet
  • Monitor and analyse the performance of our assets and analyse primary/ secondary maintenance tasks to improve asset reliability and cost 

About you

You are someone who thrives on a challenge and is willing to be creative when solving technical problems. With a natural ability to relate to a diverse range of stakeholders, you will know how to effectively collaborate with others in order to drive successful outcomes. You will have previous experience leading and managing a diverse portfolio of improvement projects and an understanding of reliability-based principles and processes such as root cause analysis (RCA) and defect elimination.

Experience with SAP and other maintenance and reliability software will be advantageous, as will trade or tertiary qualifications in engineering or another related discipline. A ‘C’ class driver’s licence will be required.

Where you will be working

This position is based at Tom Price with the choice of either a 5/2 or 5/2; 4/3 residential roster to suit your lifestyle.

Located in the central Pilbara, west of Karijini National Park, Tom Price is our original Pilbara mine, offering comfortable residential living. It is known as one of the most attractive towns in the Pilbara with a high school, hospital and high standard of recreation facilities. You will be living the adventures dream, with your new home being on the doorstep of the Hamersley Ranges and Karijini National Park. While living in the Tom Price community, you will get to share your love of the great outdoors and take part in a huge range of activities and community groups. Arts and sport to volunteering, there is definitely something of interest for you

To find out more about Tom Price and all the things it has to offer, check out these links: Destination WA – Tom Price Town and the Shire of Ashburton web site

What’s on offer

  • A supportive and inclusive community environment
  • Comprehensive relocation assistance, heavily subsidised company housing, annual holiday travel allowance and other residential lifestyle benefits
  • Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • 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 employee share scheme, extensive salary sacrifice and salary packaging options, and exclusive employee discount schemes
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)

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. 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. 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 close on Tuesday 29th September 2020 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)