Senior Geotechnical Engineer – Underground
About The Role
We are looking for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer (Underground), based in Superior Arizona, focussed on the construction of our world class Resolution project. This role is a great opportunity to apply and further develop your skills as a geotechnical engineer, solving complex problems and contributing to decisions that will have a profound and lasting impact on the design of this world class underground mining project.
Your responsibilities include:
To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
Where you will be working
At Rio Tinto we have operations across the globe including a range of open pit and underground mines that produce minerals essential to human progress. We have an exciting portfolio of underground assets including the operating Diavik and Argyle diamond mines; Oyu Tolgoi, Resolution and Kennecott copper projects; and the Jadar lithium-borate project.
Resolution is one of the world’s largest un-development copper deposits with the potential to become a truly world class underground mining operation. Located near the township of Superior, Arizona and 70 miles east of Phoenix, the project involves a diverse team of talented and dedicated people working across all aspects from safety to environment and community, from administration to commercial, from technical to construction.
As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.
Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore and uranium our materials make up the world around us. You’ll find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.
Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce
We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.
Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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