Survey Delivery Advisor

Rio Tinto

Posted on:  9th Feb 2024
 Survey Delivery Advisor
  • If you can work well with people, are adaptable and value safety this could be perfect for you
  • This is your chance to learn about Biological Assessment in this development opportunity
  • Join a team where diversity of thought and new ways of thinking are truly valued
  • Integral role based out of the Perth CBD – with flexible working arrangements

Where we’re all welcome 

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. 

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 acknowledge that all people are different and believe that our differences are our strength. The diversity of skills, life experiences and perspectives within our team enhances our way of working and our ability to achieve success together.

About the role

We are offering people interested in native flora and fauna a genuinely exciting opportunity to join us as a Survey Delivery Advisor in our Pilbara Environment and Cultural Knowledge team (PECK). This Perth based opportunity involves occasional site travel but there is flexibility if you want to spend more time on country learning from biological experts and Traditional Owners.

The Pilbara Environment and Cultural Knowledge team has a really important role in the identification and preservation of the native flora and fauna in the Pilbara region, where our Rio Tinto Iron Ore mines operate. Experience is not essential in environmental surveys, this is a development role we are offering. This is an opportunity to join a friendly and supportive team, who can help you learn about relevant legislation, technical guides and how to apply them to Pilbara-focused environmental approvals.

Reporting to the Superintendent - Survey Delivery PECK and working in a collaborative and exciting environment within our State Agreements and Approvals team you will learn to and eventually independently;

  • Lead biological surveys in remote Pilbara areas
  • Undertake effective survey planning including health and safety, scheduling, site mobilisation and logistics for environmental consultants
  • Effectively apply the steps of Rio Tinto contractor management
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of biological assessment methods, processes and technologies to ensure continuous improvement
  • Build effective relationships with internal stakeholders and external technical specialists
  • Provide procurement support through the vendor identification, selection and procurement processes, performance management process
  • Contribute toward an inclusive culture through collaboration with peers across the broader Environmental Approvals team

What you’ll bring

To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • A commitment to the safety and wellbeing of yourself and your team
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills coupled with an ability to think on your feet and make quick rational decisions
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to quickly develop positive and robust relationships with stakeholders
  • Exposure using technical software e.g. GIS/ ArcGIS
  • Ability to work flexibly in a high-paced role, managing deliverables and stakeholders whilst maintaining autonomy and self-motivation
  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours aligned with Rio Tinto values of Courage, Care and Curiosity

What we offer

  • Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • Full relocation provided to Western Australia from elsewhere in Australia
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive bonus
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Company provided insurance cover
  • Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
  • Career development & 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, cultural leave)
  • To better suit different family needs, our paid parental leave approach gives all parents the option to take 18 weeks of paid leave after a new child arrives – at a time that suits them
  • Exclusive employee discounts including hotel stays, banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more, read more about the huge range of benefits here:

Where you will be working

This role is based the Perth CBD in the Central Park offices, with flexible working arrangements available.

 About Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and materials company. We operate in 35 countries where we produce iron ore, copper, aluminium, 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.

Applications close on February 23rd 2024.

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