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Rio Tinto

4.3
  • #2 in Mining, energy, oil and gas
  • 50,000 - 100,000 employees

Rio Tinto Graduate Mining Engineer

Weipa, QLD
Our Graduate Excellence Path gives you the perfect start: an opportunity to immediately get to grips with real work, develop your technical expertise 

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
1

Application dates

Applications Open
14 Aug 2019
Applications Close
11 Sep 2019

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
E
Mining Engineering

Imagine. Realise. Provide for society. Be the progress.

Graduate careers rarely impact everyday life. But at Rio Tinto, your innovation will deliver the building blocks humankind relies on. Like the aluminium in our cars. The iron in our buildings. And the salt that seasons our meals. This is complex work that calls for natural leadership and the ability to quickly develop new skills. Work that thrives from creative thinking and demands astute environmental stewardship. Work that ultimately shapes society and drives human progress.

Our Programme

At Rio Tinto, you’ll have the flexibility, choice and freedom to be yourself and direct your career. Our Graduate Excellence Path gives you the perfect start: an opportunity to immediately get to grips with real work, develop your technical expertise and start a legacy that improves life for millions globally.

In fact, as well as experience in your chosen field, you can expect:

  • A comprehensive training programme that gives you the tools to excel and progress  
  • A diverse and highly inclusive team culture that encourages collaboration across geographies, commodities, disciplines and markets
  • Access to industry-leading professionals who’ll nurture your talent and help to fast track your career 
  • Exposure to innovative projects and technology that will propel mining into the digital age  
  • A wide selection of digital learning materials and world-class leadership content available to boost professional growth and development

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for exceptional Mining Engineering graduates who want to learn and make an impact. Ambitious personalities with the gravitas to inspire colleagues and the curiosity and analytical mind to challenge the status quo.

What you’ll get

  • Domestic relocation assistance on offer
  • Weipa accommodation benefit
  • Five weeks annual leave
  • Remote area allowance
  • Remote area holiday travel assistance
  • Paid parental leave up to 9 months
  • Health cover scheme for employees and their immediate family
  • Salary sacrifice & packaging options – rental, mortgage, super, vehicle
  • Rio Tinto employee share programme
  • Employee discounts – banking, accommodation, motoring, retail and more.

So if you're on track to graduate in 2019 or have recently completed your studies we encourage you to apply. 

Our role is a permanent residential placement based in Weipa, Northern Queensland. Rio Tinto Weipa is located 900km north-west of Cairns on the Gulf of Carpentaria and has been operating for over 50 years.

Applications close 11 September 2019.

Be the progress. Apply today.