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2019 Bursary Opportunities - Richards Bay Minerals

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Specialist Hydrogeologist
•         Great role with a global mining organisation
•         Opportunity to work with a team of technical experts
•         12 month fixed term contract role - Perth CBD About the role We are looking for a Specialist Hydrogeologist to join our Water Resource Evaluation (WRE) team to provide groundwater management support guidance and direction to iron ore mining operations and expansion studies The position is integral to the ongoing management of water-related risk to our operations in the Pilbara and encompasses a diverse array of activities spanning Greenfields developments and operational support
This role is a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual Working a 5 days on 2 off roster based in Perth but with ad hoc travel to the Pilbara the role reports to the Superintendent Hydrogeology You will be responsible for

•         The development of dewatering and water management strategies to meet the mine plan and study requirements including mine closure
•         Risk assessing the impact of changes to mine plans on groundwater management strategies
•         Supporting environmental approval processes for both Brownfields extensions and Greenfields developments
•         Validation and quality assurance of internal and regulatory groundwater reporting
•         Generating scoping investigations and scopes of work that design and define dewatering depressurisation and monitoring bore requirements and test pumping
•         Providing technical safety and project management oversight of hydrogeological field programmes
•         Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with internal stakeholders
•         Mentoring junior hydrogeologists About you To succeed in this role you will have
•         Tertiary Geology or Geoscience qualification
•         Significant demonstrated experience in hydrogeology hydrology in industry consulting or regulators
•         Commitment to health safety and environment promoting positive behaviour and a supportive safety culture through visible leadership It will also be beneficial if you have
•         Post-graduate qualifications in hydrogeology Where you will be working In the Perth CBD Central Park In the Pilbara region of Western Australia Rio Tinto operates the world s largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets with industry-leading margins Our premium product suite including our flagship Pilbara blend drives strong customer relationships and is supported by technical and commercial marketing expertise The iron ore business continues to be the world s largest autonomous truck operator and a proud leader in automated mining technologies About us 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
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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 Please note in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening ques
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