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Mechanical Engineer (2238997297)





Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada

Mechanical Engineer - Mobile Fleet Strategy Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion Expand and develop your technical expertise in our newly modernized aluminum smelter Based in beautiful, Kitimat, BC About the role We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join our Asset Management team, where they will be responsible for preparing and executing the mobile fleet strategy for the entire Smelter while collaborating with Operations and Maintenance by providing technical expertise and support in the areas of maintenance, reliability, engineering, field execution/supervision and projects for our mobile fleet. We are an open, connected international team of technical specialists using some of the most exciting data and tools on the planet. We are the world leader in automation and smart mining. We have technical development programs that are industry-leading and recognize the unique nature of your role. These provide opportunities to grow your career through a dedicated technical path while being rewarded for your unique skills This role is a great opportunity for a knowledgeable and motivated individual to increase their technical capability in a unique industrial environment. Reporting to the Asset Management Superintendent and working a Monday to Friday schedule, you will be: Working safely in accordance with Rio Tinto safety standards - actively leading, and engaging in safety initiatives promoting our “Zero harm” safety culture; Responding to all inquiries and bids on fleet vehicle purchasing and leases to meet mobile equipment standards and coordinate with procurement and project engineering teams; Receiving and placing orders for internal customers for mobile equipment repair by external vendors and coordinates invoicing and delivery process; Assisting in development and monitoring of annual maintenance budgets for the site mobile equipment fleet; Coordinating vehicle replacement and 5 year vehicle plan for the site and support-manage company leasing strategy and lease agreements; Actively pursuing technological solutions to monitor and optimize fleet; Reviewing design and operational tasks for job hazard analysis, performing risk assessments, and acting as a technical resource for safe work procedures; Performing root cause analysis and defect eliminations to improve the reliability of the area’s equipment; Managing reliability improvement projects performed internally; Applying asset management best practices and drive improvement initiatives; Maintain and improve preventive and predictive maintenance program; Improving maintenance tactics as per asset management guideline; Responding and providing technical assistance to maintainers regarding electrical equipment problems; Managing insurance and commercial vehicle inspection program for the fleet. About you To be successfully considered for this role, you will have: A strong safety mindset and ability to follow safe work procedures Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering 3 years of experience in a maintenance or reliability engineering role. Previous experience with managing a fleet of vehicles. Previous Reliability Engineering experience. Registration as Professional Engineer or eligibility for registration Leadership and good communication skills Work cooperatively in small team, demonstrating flexibility and adaptation Experience with CMMS programs such as SAP Proficiency in English What we offer Be recognized 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 Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical programs, pension and savings plans Attractive share ownership plan Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave) Exclusive employee discounts Domestic Relocation assistance Note: No Fly-in-fly-out arrangements are offered. Relocation assistance is provided.: Where you’ll be working Rio Tinto’s BC Works is a part of the Atlantic Operations of the Aluminium product group and has been operating in British Columbia for over 65 years. With industry leading new technology and four generations of employee expertise, as well as our hydropower facility at Kemano and the Nechako Reservoir, the Kitimat smelter is one of the world’s most competitive aluminium smelters, producing aluminium with one of the lowest carbon footprints in the industry. Rio Tinto is proud to operate in BC alongside our 1,000 employees, partners, community stakeholders and First Nations, and we look forward to the next 60 years. To learn more about our Aluminium Operations, check out this [Register to View] About Rio Tinto Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers. For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers - generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress. Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium - the world’s first to be certified “responsible” - helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe. Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life. Every Voice Matters At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQIA2 community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds. 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. Applications close: Tuesday 22nd June,2021 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)