Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
Access to industry-leading technical development programmes
Join our global leading business offering outstanding personal development & global career opportunities
FIFO opportunity located at the Diavik Diamond Mine
About the role
All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.
We are looking for a Survey Supervisor responsible for delivering survey and CAD services for the DDMI Projects group. The role includes survey pickup, design, review and layout of engineering designs, preparation of project status reports, record drawings, project cost estimates, schedules, materials management, and assisting project management staff with safe and effective execution.
This is a unique opportunity to be a part of the Capital Projects and Closure team at Diavik as we deliver large scale progressive reclamation projects along with new and exciting construction projects.
Reporting to the Engineering Superintendent and working in a challenging and exciting environment, you will be responsible for:
Developing and/or implementing cost effective and NWT Mines Act compliant earthworks designs for mine site infrastructure such as roads, laydowns, pipe benches, dam embankments and aggregate stockpiles
Managing the Geomatics Specialists as well as Co-op Students
Coordinating with external survey resources and engineering consultants for the on-time delivery of accurate as-built record information
Participating in risk assessments
Tracking and reporting stockpile volumes
Assisting with preparation of budgets and schedules
Preparing project survey files and construction signoffs
Coordinating between engineering, construction, and QC
Assisting with project QA/QC systems and documentation
Monitoring project progress against budget and forecasted schedule
Maintaining effective and on-going communications with the construction management team and contractor concerning issues and challenges
Providing input during the review of contractor progress payments and claims process
Assisting with project commissioning
What you’ll bring
Diploma in Geomatics, Drafting, Civil, Mining or Forestry Technology
3 or more years of experience in construction, civil earthworks or civil infrastructure design
Experience supervising technical staff and contractors is desirable
Have or be eligible for a Northwest Territories Mine Supervisor Certificate – Level 1 or 2
Highly developed skills in GPS survey, Civil3D design and drawing development
Proficient with programs including Civil3D, MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint
Experience with drones is an asset
Knowledge of construction survey, scheduling and cost control
Northern residency and experience working in a cross-cultural environment, coupled with knowledge of the unique challenges and opportunities presented to those living in the North, are assets. Hiring priority will be given to qualified applicants who are beneficiaries of the DDMI Participation Agreement Groups and to qualified applicants residing in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Territories. Members must clearly identify their status on the online job application and resume if they wish to receive priority consideration.
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 to further your technical or leadership ambitions
A competitive compensation
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)
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.
Where you’ll be working
Located in the Northwest Territories of Canada, the Diavik Diamond Mine is a producer of gem-quality diamonds. At Diavik, a strong focus is placed on protecting the local environment, as well as supporting communities through employment and education.
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.
Application deadline: August 22, 2022