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Superintendent Opportunities - Mine Operations / Drill And Blast

Rio Tinto - Paraburdoo, WA

Mining, Oil & Gas
Source: uWorkin

Source: uWorkin


Superintendent opportunities - Mine Operations / Drill and Blast - Paraburdoo

  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusive
  • Join an encouraging leadership group, committed to your growth and development
  • Residential opportunities - Live in a family friendly town with access to great facilities

About the role

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

We have an opportunity for a Superintendent Mine Operations and Superintended Drill and Blast to join our Paraburdoo Operations Leadership team.

This is a great opportunity for an engaging individual who has a passion for leading great teams, while promoting positive safety and people culture through visible and tangible leadership.

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 programmes, 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 Mine Operations and working in a challenging and exciting environment, within Paraburdoo Mine Operations department, you will be:

  • An inspiring role model and coach for positive behaviours, practices and processes, whilst providing leadership, development and support to your team
  • Responsible for the development of a strong safety culture ensuring adherence to procedures for drill and blast/mine operations
  • Ensuring compliance to site standards and legislation
  • Measuring, recording, analysing and reporting on safety, people and productivity activities to consistently exceed plan and improve performance
  • Working collaboratively and fostering relationships with other departments to achieve wider business objectives

What you’ll bring

  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • Experience working in operational leadership roles and be confident in effectively leading, mentoring and coaching team members as well as interfacing with senior leaders
  • A desire to build and lead engaged teams
  • Relevant qualification and/ or experience required for your preferred role
  • Understanding of the mining industry from both an operational and technical perspective
  • Mining operational optimisation knowledge and/or experience
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently achieve safety and operational outcomes and delivery of targets
  • Desirable to have an Unrestricted Quarry Manager certificate
  • A current valid driver's license

What we offer

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with Annual incentive program
  • Get ahead financially and enjoy housing subsidy benefits
  • Remote Area Holiday Travel Assistance (residential roles only)
  • 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)

Where you’ll be working

Located 80km south west of Tom Price, Paraburdoo is a town nestled in some of the most scenic landscape in Western Australia. Paraburdoo is recognised for its beautiful scenery, wildlife diversity and close proximity to Karijini National Park. Paraburdoo prides itself on being a safe and friendly community; ideal for young families.

The picturesque town provides residents with a range of leisure facilities and local amenities including a domestic airport, hospital, community centre, child care centre, primary school, parks and a variety of sporting facilities. The recently built Paraburdoo Sports, Fitness and Community Complex offers state of the art facilities including an Olympic-size swimming pool, indoor basketball court and gym.

If successful for these opportunities, you will be required to reside in the Paraburdoo township.

If this sounds like your next career path, then apply today!

Applications close on 24th June 2021 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)

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. 

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.