Principle Advisor- Geotechnical Engineer
About the role
All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.
We are looking for a Principle Advisor- Geotechnical Engineer and is a This key technical role responsible for consistent application of geotechnical engineering standards together with good engineering practice to ensure the quality of the excavation and support installation meet Rio Tinto standards.
Operational Leaders: Leading on the frontline is one of the most important jobs in our business and comes with a huge amount of responsibility. We need you to motivate, inspire and keep your people safe and well.With signature leadership training programs, growing and developing is more than an opportunity – it is something we actively plan and make happen. Every day our leaders grow, while our rosters are designed to help you live the lifestyle that is right for you and your family.
Reporting to the Manager of Mine design and working in a challenging and exciting environment, you will:
What you’ll bring
· 10 years of experience with Core underground mining geotechnical engineering experience
· Excavation design and sequencing.
· Ground support design.
· Numerical modelling experience.
· Experience in rock mass characterization which includes rock mass data acquisition (through core logging, face mapping).
· Geotechnical monitoring – system installation, data acquisition and data analysis experience.
· Proficiency in mine planning software (For example: Leapfrog, Vulcan, Deswik or GEMS, etc).
· Strong collaboration and management skills.
About Rio Tinto
Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins witha 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 LGBTQ+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
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