Ready for a lifestyle change?

Make the move to booming Western Australia and join a team of passionate & supportive industry leading experts where you can really drive your future career!


  • Live, relax and enjoy life in Australia
  • Residential or fly in fly out option
  • International relocation assistance to Australia if required
  • Opportunity to join a team of passionate & supportive industry leading experts where you can really drive your future career!
  • Long term career opportunity with a global mining giant!

The range of opportunities includes:

  • Mine Scheduling and Mine Planning Engineers
  • Drill and Blast Engineers
  • Mining and Geotechnical Engineers
  • Design Engineers

Lifestyle on offer (take your pick!):

  • Residential, where you are home after every shift
  • FIFO on a family friendly 8 days on/ 6 days off roster from Perth

What do you get?

  • Domestic or international relocation assistance
  • Generous packages including base salary, lifestyle allowances, bonus
  • Medical insurance cover for employees and their immediate family
  • Salary sacrifice & packaging options – rental, mortgage, superannuation, vehicle
  • Employee discounts – banking, accommodation, motoring, retail and more
  • Rio Tinto employee share programme
  • Paid parental leave up to 9 months
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • Job satisfaction, where you will be a valued member of the team with a recognised contribution to the success of our business
  • Learning and development opportunities to support your desired technical or leadership career path
  • Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matters

It’s a really exciting time to be part of the Mine Technical Services team at Rio Tinto Iron Ore, with a number of new projects being developed in Western Australia and a large team of highly experienced, industry-leading professionals to learn from!


We offer a dynamic work environment with the opportunity to be involved with diverse projects and receive invaluable exposure opportunities across project development, technology & innovation.

Watch to see a day in the life of our Technical Services team



What do you need?

To secure one of these roles it would be great if you had:

  • A Bachelor Degree in Mining Engineering or equivalent
  • Proficiency across MS Office software including Excel
  • Exposure to mining related software
  • Several years of Mining Engineering experience in open pit mining operations
  • Some experience in drill and blast engineering or mine scheduling
  • Ability to work in a team
  • A natural curiosity and willingness to ask questions
  • A current Australian open driver’s licence or equivalent

Where will you be working?

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 then 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.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.


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