Job title: Planner, Closure

Company: Rio Tinto

Job description: Planner, Closure

  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion.
  • Join our global leading business offering outstanding personal development & global career opportunities.
  • Fly-in/fly-out role based at the Diavik Diamond Mine, Lac de Gras Mine, NT.

About the roleFinding better ways to provide the materials the world needs.We are looking for a Closure Planner to carry out planning/coordinating duties as required by the Projects and Closure teams.Reporting to the Principal Advisor Project Controls, this position is at the Lac de Gras Mine site. You will be working 12 hours per day on a 2 weeks on / 2 weeks off rotational schedule. Working collaboratively with all operational and functional departments, you will be required to:

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  • Develop plans for winter road backhauls, decommissioning plans.
  • Develop and detail requirements for closure/projects, ensuring availability of equipment and materials, including asset disposal and removal.
  • Work with demolition team, and engineers, to plan decommissioning and demolition sequencing.
  • Assess and provide input into engineering designs and drawings covering pumping, electrical, power generation, piping, HVAC, and structural.
  • Help develop detailed plans for decommissioning and closure of buildings in preparation for demolition.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for cost savings.
  • Perform inspections and provide recommendations to projects/closure teams.
  • Work closely with electrical, mechanical civil, and mining engineers within the team to complete projects.
  • Support the operations and maintenance teams with closure readiness planning and continuous improvement.
  • Build and maintain positive and effective working relationships with other departments.

What you’ll bringTo be successfully considered for this role, you will have:

  • 15+ years operations, planning, supervising experience in mining, heavy industry, or utilities.
  • Strong computer skills – Microsoft Office and ERP systems.
  • Knowledge of building systems and infrastructure.
  • Experience with infrastructure, decommissioning, salvage, and demolition considered an asset.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse team.
  • Ability to work alone and under minimal supervision.
  • Proactive and self-driven with the ability to work on multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.

Additional InformationNorthern residency and experience working in a cross-cultural environment, coupled with knowledge of the unique challenges and opportunities presented to those living in the North, are assets. Hiring priority will be given to qualified applicants who are beneficiaries of the DDMI Participation Agreement Groups and to qualified applicants residing in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Territories. Members must clearly identify their status on the online job application and resume if they wish to receive priority consideration.What we offerBe recognized for your contribution, you’re thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.At Rio Tinto, we offer a competitive reward package that reflects the value that each person brings to our business. As part of our pay philosophy, we believe equity represents fairness, and is rooted in our values and aligns with what we stand for.

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority.
  • Career development to further your technical or leadership ambitions.
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical programs, pension and savings plans.
  • Attractive share ownership plan.
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave.)
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority.

Where you’ll be workingLocated in the Northwest Territories of Canada, the Diavik Diamond Mine is a producer of gem-quality diamonds. At Diavik, a strong focus is placed on protecting the local environment, as well as supporting communities through employment and education.Every Voice MattersAt Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQIA2 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.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.Working at Rio Tinto also means choosing to be part of a company designated as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers in 2023 for a 4th consecutive year. For more information, click here:

Location: Yellowknife, NT

Job date: Thu, 04 Jul 2024 22:05:59 GMT