Advisor Technical Mine Care

Advisor Technical Mine Care

Rio Tinto | Labrador City, NL, A2V, CA

Posted 2 days ago

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MineCare Advisor

* Opportunity to work for global company in the world class Operations Centre
* Our culture is inclusive, exciting, and performance-driven
* Contribute to the success of Rio Tinto by applying your technical and professional expertise

Rio Tinto is one of the world's largest resource companies. We find, mine and process mineral resources to fulfill vital needs and improve living standards. We're successful because our people are talented, adventurous and passionate about what they do. In return, we make sure they receive genuine opportunities to apply their knowledge and realize their full potential.

Our values, strategy and direction are clear so you know what's expected of you. You'll be involved in challenging work where you can use your skills to find new, innovative ways of doing things. Our rewards are competitive and the development offered will provide you with the opportunity to learn and grow. In short, we'll help you decide where you want to go in your career, then we'll show you how to get there.

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

We are looking for a Mine Care Advisor to utilize technologies such as MineCare, Tyre Monitoring, Dispatch and other technical systems to improve the Asset Health capability in the Operations Centre in Labrador City. It is the vacation relief role with a '7 day on, 7 day off' roster with 12 hour shifts which switch between day and night.

This role is a great opportunity to improve the health of IOC assets by using the technologies in the Operations Centre and work closely with the operations and maintenance teams to prevent failures, equipment damage, minimize downtime and improve reliability.

Reporting to the Superintendent of Asset Health at our Labrador Operations, you will be:

* Ensure the safety of the operation by responding to critical information from communication with the operation or safety systems and take action to prevent safety incidents
* Assist in safety or accident investigations and ensure recommendations are implemented
* Respond to maintenance calls from the operation and trigger the appropriate response, whether it be guiding an operator to check for a leak, dispatching a mechanic or creating a notification in the maintenance backlog.
* Monitor information to produce a diagnosis and provide an actionable recommendation in a timely manner. (ie request equipment shutdown when impending failure is predicted)
* Improve productivity and cost by preventing equipment failure, limiting damage after an event has occurred, helping to diagnose and address equipment health issues
* Improve the quality of asset health information to enable better decision making and maintenance planning
* Prepare reports detailing failure events and avoided failures
* Enhance the utilisation of systems such as MineCare by implementing available functionality
* Update downtime codes for drills, shovels and trucks
* Work closely with operations and maintenance teams with a customer focussed approach
* Provide data from various systems such as MineCare, SAP, Tyre Monitoring and Dispatch.
* Work with reliability engineering to improve equipment reliability and action any maintenance strategies involving MineCare or similar systems.
* Work with the Asset Management and planning teams to provide feedback into maintenance priorities & asset health notifications

What you'll bring

To succeed in this role, you will have:

* Strong HSE focus
* Strong communication and coordination skills with a team focus
* Demonstrated understanding of maintenance, equipment design and function
* Proactive attitude and passion for mining or processing equipment and troubleshooting
* Computer literacy including Microsoft Office
* Ability to work for 12 hours shifts including nights and be very punctual with your working time.
* Flexibility in workday assignments as this is the vacation relief role to replace shift 1 to 4 as needed

It will also be beneficial if you have:

* Experience with MineCare, MEMS Tyre Monitoring and/or Dispatch
* Experience with control modules such as Cummins Cense or VHMS
* Electrical troubleshooting background
* Experience with fixed plant equipment
* Trade certification in a Mechanical or Electrical discipline
* Engineering or equivalent degree
* Reliability Engineering experience

What we offer

Get recognition for your contributions, thinking skills, and hard work, and the satisfaction of knowing that you have helped the world move forward.

* Work environment where safety is always the top priority
* Career development opportunities and training assistance to achieve your technical and leadership aspirations
* Competitive base salary based on your skills and experience, and annual incentive program
* 24/7 access to family-friendly health/medical programs, retirement, and savings plans
* Interesting share plan
* Leave for various reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental leave, sick leave)
* Discounts for employees

Where you'll be working

The Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) is a leading Canadian producer of iron ore concentrate and iron ore pellets that serves customers worldwide. The company operates a mine, a concentrator and a pelletizing plant in Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as port facilities in Sept-Îles, Quebec. It also operates a 418 kilometer railroad that links the mine to the port.

Every Voice Matters

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.

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.