Job title: Graduate | Closure Engineering

Company: Rio Tinto

Job description: Diavik Mine | YellowknifeClosure Engineering GraduateFall 2024If you want to drive real change, we have the place to do it. Our emerging talent programs allow you to shape Rio Tinto. We want you to be part of our team to help us move forward in solving the emerging challenges of our time. At Rio Tinto, we believe that the best ideas are born by bringing together people with different perspectives to work towards a common goal: creating a better future.About the roleWe are looking for a graduate in engineering at our Diavik Diamond Mine in the Northwest Territories for our progressive closure. This is a Fly-In-Fly-Out rotational role available to start in August or September. The schedule is a 2 weeks on /2 weeks off rotation that includes working weekends and holidays. The rotations will consist of 12-hour daily shifts. You will be flown in/out of the Diavik site from Yellowknife or Edmonton for your shifts and all accommodation and meals are included in camp.By joining us as a graduate, you will experience our innovative, future-focused development program, where you will:

  • Learn fundamental leadership skills and leading a virtual team in a fun leadership simulation
  • Challenge your way of thinking and get an outside perspective from futurists and external opinion leaders
  • Acquire a toolkit focused on future skills to inspire innovation and creativity through a series of Master Classes.
  • Team up with fellow graduates to find innovative solutions to tomorrow’s business and global challenges
  • Develop your leadership skills through individual coaching sessions accompanied by an experienced external coach
  • Network with our leaders and subject matter experts
  • Get firsthand experience of progressive closure and reclamation activities

What you’ll bring:

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  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent completed in Mining, Civil, Geological and Environmental Engineering
  • Less than two years of relevant experience (local and international)
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Outstanding organizational and participative skills
  • Excellent communication skills are required to liaise with consulting engineers, contractors and management
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Previous experience on a mine site is an asset but not necessary

What we offerOur global Graduate Development Program is designed to prepare the leaders of the future through a series of engaging, progressive, and future skills activities. Visit our webpage for a detailed overview of our program.Here is just a glimpse of our industry leading rewards package:

  • A safety-focused and inclusive working environment
  • A competitive salary package with annual cash incentive awards (STIP) for eligible employees
  • Career development & education assistance to further your
  • Access to top tier family-friendly health and medical programs
  • Excellent retirement plan
  • A comprehensive leave policy that covers all moments that matter in life (vacation/annual, paid parental leave, short term sick leave, paid holidays)
  • Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matter
  • Generous Rio Tinto employee share program

Where you will be workingThe Diavik Diamond Mine, in Canada’s Northwest Territories, is located on a 20 square kilometer island, called East Island, in Lac de Gras, a lake located 300 kilometers northeast of Yellowknife. It is 100 kilometers north of the tree line and 210 km south of the Arctic Circle. Workers at the mine site commute to the island by plane.Our diamonds from Diavik are stunning white gems, produced to the highest possible standards of safety and integrity. At Diavik, the safety of our people is our number one priority. We will never compromise this. Having all the people who come to our mine site return home to their families and loved ones at the end of every roster or visit is our number one goal.About Rio TintoRio Tinto is a leading global mining and materials company. We operate in 35 countries where we produce iron ore, copper, aluminum, critical minerals and other materials needed for the global energy transition and for people, communities, and nations to thrive.We have been mining for 150 years and operate with knowledge built up across generations and continents. Our purpose is finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs – striving for innovation and continuous improvement to produce materials with low emissions and to the right environmental, social and governance standards. But we can’t do it on our own, so we’re focused on creating partnerships to solve problems, create win-win and meet opportunities.Every Voice MattersAt Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented groups such as Indigenous 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.Next steps…There’s no better time to lead this change than the leaders of the future and that starts with a graduate or vacation role at Rio Tinto. Apply today.Please note, in order to be considered for this role, you must complete all pre-screening questions.*Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove job postings as there is enough applicants, therefore, if you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please submit your application as soon as possible.Finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs.#Graduate

Location: Yellowknife, NT

Job date: Thu, 04 Jul 2024 22:40:37 GMT