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Job title: Intern | Mechanical | Fall

Company: Rio Tinto

Job description: Diavik Mine | YellowknifeMechanical Engineer2024 Fall InternshipIf you want to drive real change, we have just the place to do it. Our Internship Program is an opportunity for you to shape Rio Tinto from the inside out. We want you to be part of our team to help take us forward by solving the emerging challenges of our time. At Rio Tinto, we believe the best ideas come from bringing people together with different perspectives to work toward a common goal – to create a better tomorrow.About the roleWe are offering an 12-months internship opportunity (up to 16 months) open to Mechanical Engineering students at our Diavik Diamond Mine in the Northwest Territories. This is a Fly-In-Fly-Out rotational role available from September 2024 (possibility to start before). Possibility to earn about asset management and work with heavy duty equipment. We are looking for a mechanical engineer to assist with reliability, performance, and equipment maintenance improvement projects of various scopes and complexities.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.What you’ll bring:

  • Pursuing bachelor’s or master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 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.

*Only students returning to school post internship.What we offer

Norman Wells (NDP) - Plant / Field Operator Intern
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A competitive salary
  • A relocation lump-sum offered for students (for eligible students)
  • Reimburse 1-time travel to and from your work site (for eligible students)
  • Ambitious, exciting and rewarding experience
  • Opportunity to build relationships with the Rio Tinto team and community
  • A great chance to prepare yourself to join our Graduate Development 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: Wed, 26 Jun 2024 22:51:20 GMT